Rick Gurule

Club Member Since 10/7/2006

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“ghost runner”

City: colorado springs State: co

Favorite Shoe: new balance 719 Size: 10

Age: 54 years old

Marital Status: single

Family members:
too many to list (the incline club)

What I do for work:

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
pueblo,co denver,co garden city,ks and colorado springs,co is the best place cause i can run barr trail whenever i want

When I started running and what got me started:
i used to run when i was in junior high school and high school. then i stopped and didnt star running again until i was 34 yrs

What does running mean to me:
#1 health and fitness first. peace of mind and a sense of accomplishment after every training run and race

Running accomplishments:
every run on barr trail and finishing 61st place overall in the denver colfax half-marathon

What I like about trail/mountain running:
single track, the surroundings(trees,rivers,streams and the brutal up-hill grades)

Favorite running trail and why:
barr trail. the uphill

Best running experience:
the denver colfax half-marathon. the experience was great just because i grew up in denver and know colfax. it was great!!!!!!. Oh and by the way, the brutal uphill training on barr trail helped me run this road race with no troubles

Worst running experience:
early june descending down barr trail. i tripped caught my balance and ran about 2 miles when my left knee started killing me i had to stop and walk home. that injury shut me down for 4 months

Neatest thing found on a run:
hmmm. i'll have to think about that one. get back to you later on that one.

Running related bathroom stop story:
nothing to interesting just your usual stops

Running pet peeves:
people in cars that dont see you at crosswalks. dogs on barr trail. you know i'm just gonna stop there cause i'm started to get worked up.

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
Hmmmmm. i'll get back to you on that one. That i am a pittsburgh steelers fan.

Other hobbies and interests:
snowboarding, mtn. biking, kayaking

Other stuff:
my goals r to finish my training runs every time i run and to have better times. i love stephen king novels (dark tower series). love italian and mexican food.

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