Club Member Since 4/20/2004
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Tim and Sydney after the 06 Ascent.
PAIN IS AN ILLUSION
City: Colorado Springs State: CO
Favorite Shoe: Asics Size: 10
Age: 48.5 years old
Marital Status: Single
Beautiful 12 year old daughter, Sydney.
What I do for work:
Communications. I work for Level (3) Communications as a technician installing voice and data circuits from the T1 level to OC192. I also own my own communications company, Steffens Communications, where I take care of local business' voice and data needs.
Places Ive called home and why I like where I am now:
I grew up in Alamosa, CO but I made my way to C.S. in the mid 80s and finishing up high school. Colorado Springs has been home for many years and I don't see myself leaving anytime soon.
When I started running and what got me started:
I started running in 2002 to loose weight and I have not stopped since!
What does running mean to me:
I live, breath, eat, and sleep to run.
View my Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon results
04, 05 and 06 Ascent! Catalina Marathon!
What I like about trail/mountain running:
I love the scenery and the opportunity to get out of the "rat race" of the city. Elevated consciousness.
Favorite running trail and why:
Favorite trail/mountain race and why:
As of now....Pikes Peak.
Best running experience:
Anytime I get off of the beaten path and explore or experience something new.
Worst running experience:
After doing the incline with my dog he stopped on the way down and I had to carry him down Barr trail on my shoulders. He doesn't go on runs on hills or over 2 miles anymore!!
Neatest thing found on a run:
A perfect smokey quartz crystal.
Running related bathroom stop story:
I have alot of unmatched socks!! ewww!
Running pet peeves:
Just be nice!
Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
I used to play in several rock bands and I have been involved in several recordings and tours.
Other hobbies and interests:
My kid is awesome!! She means the world to me.
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