Wil Winter

Club Member Since 5/19/2010

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“Pain is weakness leaving the body.”

City: Colorado Springs State: CO

Favorite Shoe: Cumulus Size: 11

Age: 46.1 years old

Marital Status: Married

Family members:
My wife and I have a dog and 43 kids....we're both teachers.

What I do for work:
3rd Grade Teacher

Places I’ve called home and why I like where I am now:
Colorado Springs Native

When I started running and what got me started:
In college a mentor ran a marathon. I watched him do it and decided to join him the next year. Four marathons later, I guess I got addicted.

What does running mean to me:
Peace of mind

What I like about trail/mountain running:
The beauty of God's creation.

Favorite running trail and why:
Santa Fe trail in the Air Force Academy. It is very relaxing and beautiful.

Best running experience:
A 10-mile training run out on Meridian Road.

Worst running experience:
My third marathon ... I cramped up at mile 15.6 and was too stubborn to quit.

Neatest thing found on a run:
Seeing a buck cross the road ahead of me on a run and then saying hello to him again on my way back.

Running related bathroom stop story:
I once ate a western bacon cheese burger before a three-mile run. It didn't taste as good the second time, but the last mile I felt great.

Running pet peeves:
Being passed toward the end of my race.

Something non running related that no one would guess about me:
My wife sometimes thinks I like my dog better than her, but she is wrong.

Other hobbies and interests:
Kayaking, camping, snowboarding and sleeping.

Page last modified: 5/19/2010

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