Monday, July 30, 2012

Meet the Team: Tommy Manning

Name: Tommy Manning

Age: 36

Hometown: Tulsa, OK

Current residence: Colorado Springs

Sponsors: Colorado Running Company, inov-8, PowerBar

Personal Bests: 1:09:57 half, 2:26:57 marathon, 2:15:43 Pikes Peak Ascent

Notable Achievements: 7th, 6th, 2nd & 6th at the Mount Washington Road Race (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012); 5th at Cranmore Hill Climb (US championships) 2011; qualified for the US mountain running team three times; 2nd at Pikes Peak Ascent (2009, 2011).

Goals for 2012: Make the US mountain running team

Favorite trails: Trail 666, everything around Cheyenne Canon

Favorite workout: I like doing uphill intervals, things like: 10 x 3:00 uphill

Favorite races: I enjoy really challenging courses where you will probably get wet and muddy, maybe 
bloody, maybe get lost, etc. Bridger Ridge Run (Bozeman, MT), Cranmore Hill Climb (N. Conway, NH), John Colter Run (Bozeman, MT), and Willard Brook Ramble (Ashby, MA) to name a few.

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