Sandy Hancock

Club Member Since 3/17/2012

“Sandy Hancock”

City: Colorado Springs State: Co

Favorite Shoe: Saucony Size: 6

Age: 57.2 years old

Marital Status: married

Family members:
Husband, daughter, dog, cat

What I do for work:
Work at a library

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Nunspeet, Netherlands, Atlanta, GA, St. Louis, MO, Layton, UT,
Grew up here, love living by Garden of the Gods!

When I started running and what got me started:
I started running in college many, many years ago and then quit for a very long time, started running again in 2009.

What does running mean to me:
It's that time when it's just me and my dog and we're completely happy and content.

Running accomplishments:
Ascent-2012, Colfax Marathon - 2011, Rock Canyon Half - 2010, 2011, Rock and Roll Half - 2010
I'm not a fast runner, but I finish.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Much more interesting than just running on roads, less wear and tear on the joints, better for the dog.

Favorite running trail and why:
Been spending a lot time in the Garden of the Gods because it's close to my house, finding trails I never knew existed.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Haven't run a trail race yet.

Best running experience:
This winter when it snowed and Zooey (dog) and I were the first people on the snow covered trail, it was completely silent except for the sound of our feet hitting the snow. It was a great run.

Worst running experience:
Long training run that started at the AFA north gate, wasn't dressed right, freezing cold winds, miserable.

Neatest thing found on a run:
A herd of bighorn sheep. I didn't keep them.

Other hobbies and interests:
Reading, writing, knit some.

Other stuff:
Goal for 2012 - signed up for the Ascent.
Also, would like to run a little faster.
Favorite Book - To Kill a Mockingbird
Favorite Food - sushi

Page last modified: 11/29/2012

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