Steve Baker

Club Member Since 6/2/2008

“Looking at those mountains, I feel like I am looking at God!”

City: Colorado Springs State: Co

Favorite Shoe: Merrell Size: 10.5

Age: 32.2 years old

Marital Status: Single

Family members:
I have family members spread all accross the southeast and my imediate family lives here in the state. My Mother, Father, Sister and I all live here and enjoy this great place everyday!

What I do for work:
I work with Sportsmans Warehouse in Colorado Springs but my true work is on the trail!

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Ive lived all over the place and that includes one stop over seas in Portugal for a while. I love living here in the state of Colorado because of all of the activities and because there is allways something to be doing.

When I started running and what got me started:
I just got started and I am still a novice. I started because I love Mountaineering and running a great way to stay in shape for those big climbs.

What does running mean to me:
Running means a lot to me from a trainning standpoint. Its a great way to get out and gain physical ability and meet new people while doing it....

Running accomplishments:
None that have made the big news yet but Ill keep you up to date.

What I like about trail/mountain running:
I like Trail and Mountain running because it prepares me for what I may face out on some of my bigger climbs.

Favorite running trail and why:
I would say Barr Trail. Its close and I can hit it at almost any time I want and be challenged everytime I go.

Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
I have not been in any races yet.

Best running experience:
My best running experiances are when I get out there and accomplish my goal for the day and end up wanting more and looking forward to it.

Worst running experience:
There is never a bad experiance for me.

Neatest thing found on a run:
The neatest thing Ive ever found would be a small plastic toy horse. Maybe its not the neatest thing but its the most random.

Running related bathroom stop story:

Running pet peeves:
Kicking myself as I run..

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
If you didnt know me you wouldnt guess that I once weighed in at a heafty 205lbs and now come in at a slim 150,,,,

Other hobbies and interests:
I love Mountaineering and Hiking a lot. I am also an avid Mountain Biker having competed in many events in the past.

Other stuff:
I guess my goals are only to set higher goals for myself. I am allways out to grow and build myself in new ways everytime I am out or apply myself to any activity.

Page last modified: 6/2/2008

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