Thursday, May 31, 2012

Meet the Team: Peter "The Prez" Maksimow

Name: Peter Maksimow

Age: 402 months old (still a baby!)

Hometown: Whittier, CA

Current residence: Manitou Springs, CO

Sponsors: Inov-8, Colorado Running Co., Black Fox Brewing Company

Personal Bests:
5k – 15:04 (road)
10k – 31:56 (track)
Half Marathon – 1:09:30 (road)
Marathon – 2:32:22 (road)
50K – 3:22:09 (trail)
I once held my breath underwater for 2 min 18 sec
601 day running streak

Notable Achievements:
2-Time CO State 50K Champ 2011 & 2012 Greenland 50K - 3:22:09 (CR)
2012 Cheyenne Mountain 25K - 1st OA, 1:46:05 (CR)
2012 Jeremy Wright North American Snowshoe Champs (10K) - 2nd OA, 48:08
2012 USSSA Snowshoe National Championships (10K) - 6th OA, 47:30
2011 Lead King Loop 25K (CO State 25K Champs) – 2nd OA, 1:51:14
2011 Summer Trail Roundup 12K - 1st OA, 44:54 (CR)
2011 Mt. Washington Road Race (7.6 miles)- 6th OA, 1:04:45
4 X US Mountain Running Team Nat'l Champions (CMS - 2005, 2010, 2011; Team Colorado 2012)
3 X Top 10 finisher at the Pikes Peak Ascent
2 X Pikes Peak Road Runners Winter Series Champion (2010, 2011)
2 X Mt. Baldy Run-to-the-Top Champion (2003, 2010)
2 X Runner Up @ Vail Hill Climb (2010, 2011)
2005 US Mountain Running Team Member

Goals for 2012:
Run fast, drink good beer with good friends and just enjoy the process....qualifying for the US Mountain Running Team would be a nice, but that might be tough with my Team Colorado teammates alone!

Favorite trails: Intemann Trail, Section 16, Waldo Canyon, Williams Canyon.

Favorite workout: Hill repeats up Cave of the Winds Road in Manitou. It's amazing how I nearly pass out after each repeat!

Favorite races: Pikes Peak Ascent, Mt. Washington Road Race, TransRockies Run

Website/Blog: You're looking at it!


  1. Not too shabby a runner but he drinks like a girl.

    1. Don't they call you "Brownie"? I bet you sell cookies!