Matt Von Thun

Name:Matt Von Thun

CRUD Nickname: "the other Matt"

Date of Birth: 2/21/66

Place of Birth: Lakewood, CO

Job: Analog Circuit Design Engineer

Marital Status: Married to Debbie

Children: 2

Pets: 1 dog

Favorite movie: Chariots of Fire

Favorite television show: Andy Griffith Show

Favorite musical performers: Rich Mullins, Canadian Brass, Mannheim Steamroller

Favorite Keith excuse for an abysmal race: "My legs haven't recovered from ..."

Hobbies: Family, Climbing, Skiing

Favorite non-running sports: Cross country skiing and soccer

Favorite famous quote: "We rejoice in our sufferings because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope."

Favorite books: "Bible", "John Adams", "The Complete Sherlock Holmes"

Short-term running goal: Run a marathon

Long-term running goal: Pace someone on a 27 mile segment of Leadville so that I can officially claim to have run an ultra.

Years running ultras: 1

Number of ultras finished: 1

Favorite food/drink during an long trail race: Cliff shots and watered down Gatorade

Favorite local running trail: Elk Park

Favorite trail: High Divide Trail

Favorite Trail Race: Pikes Peak Ascent

The Other Matt