Stacey Diaz

Club Member Since 12/7/2019

“ Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop ”

City: Pueblo State: Co

Favorite Shoe: Hoka Size: 9.5

Age: 60.6 years old

Marital Status: Married

Family members:
Dave Diaz

What I do for work:
I am a retired RN. I mostly worked with the mentally insane. Challenging but fulfilling work.

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
I live in Pueblo. We have a beautiful river trail as well as an amazing reservoir. We get a bad rap from folks up north but Pueblo is actually a nice place to live. Come check it out.

When I started running and what got me started:
Started in 1985. I had just quit smoking and I hoped it would help me stay off cigarettes. It did.

What does running mean to me:
Joy, freedom.

Running accomplishments: View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
Boston marathon, NYC marathon, Chicago Marathon. Being a runner for over 30 years.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
Love the mountain Scenery. Iím looking to get better at trail running, Iím slow coming down.

Favorite running trail and why:
Dont have one yet. Looking forward to learning new trails.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
Ascent. Well organized and amazingly beautiful and challenging.

Best running experience:
Finishing my first marathon in 23 years.

Worst running experience:
Canít really think of any.

Neatest thing found on a run:
A best friend.

Running related bathroom stop story:

Running pet peeves:
Prices of races keep going up and I hate when races donít offer a womenís shirt. Thatís not fair. Women pay the same yet we are expected to take a menís shirt. Menís shirts are not attractive on women. I know itís more work to offer womenís shirts so I would be okay with a no shirt option with a lower price.

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
Iím certified in Auricular Acupuncture.

Other hobbies and interests:
Swimming, biking, reading. Ive been a rave director for the Rock Canyon half, Atalanta womenís 5k and the Spring Runoff 10miler, 10k, 5k.

Other stuff:
I absolutely love tacos and margaritas. Iím looking forward to learning new trails in the area.

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