Neal Oseland

Team CRUD Nickname: Cougar Bait

Date of Birth: 5/29/69

Place of Birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job: Auto/Home insurance for California Casualty

Children: Taylor (6)

Marital Status: Married 7 years

Favorite Non-Running magazine: Sports Weekly

Favorite Movie: Rocky II

Favorite musical performers: Bruce Springsteen! Also, any old school punk..Bad Religion, Minor Threat, Social Distortion, etc.

Favorite Keith excuse for a sucky race: My achilles, my achilles!!

Craziest place I ever took a dump on a run: Mine are pretty uneventful. Now see Rick H's and know that I witnessed this at Leadville. I'm still scarred.

Hobbies: Keeping things clean. I'm extremely anal when it comes to proper placement of things throughout my house.

Favorite non-running sport: To participate in...Bicycling To sit back and enjoy...Baseball.

Favorite favorite quote: Letttts get ready to rummmbbble!!!!!!!

Short term running goal: Run a respectable 50 miler

Long term running goal: Run a sub 25 hour Leadville 100

Ultra pet peaves: Smokers on the trail

Years running ultras: 6 months

Number of ultras finished: 1

Most memorable ultra finish and why: By default, the San Juan Solstice. It's the only one I've ever started/finshed. The memorable part was not being able to walk much the next day. The least memorable...getting beat by 2 HOURS by Eric G. It's still a source of deep rooted humiliation.

Favorite food/drink during an ultra: Chips/Gatorade

Favorite trail: Barr and all the the attached trails. Also any trail where Eric G. isn't hanging his bare ass for all to see.

Favorite race: Rock 'n' Roll marathon in San Diego. High energy atmosphere.

Cougar Bait

Neal O!