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Gerald "G Man" Romero
  • 44, Male
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • United States
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RACING LOGS/ RACING BIO/ LINKS FOR: THE A-LISTER--- GERALD G-MAN ROMERO

*All links are in yellow.

To follow my race results on Athlinks:

http://www.athlinks.com/athletes/geraldromero/Profile#results

  Bio/Career Highlights:

SPONSORSHIP/RACE FOR:  THE 2015-- COLORADO SPRINGS--RUNNERS ROOST/ BROOKS-- ROAD RACING TEAM --DRAFTED BY RUNNERS ROOST IN THE FIRST ROUND IN  2007.  Gary and Linda Stains-Colorado Springs-Runners Roost Road Racing Team.

 

AGE: 43- on September 1, 2014  

Live in Colorado Springs, CO

 

HERE IS MY ONGOING 2015 RACING LOG:

 

1. 1/1/15-- Rescue Run 10k- -- 10th 0verall, 6th- 40-44, 41:44
2. 1/10/15—Quicker Quaker 5k—Colorado Runner Racing Series Race—16:11—60 points-Master’s open--4th place Master--14th male overall-- 19th overall.
3. 1/17/15—Frosties Frozen 5 mile—RRCA Championships-Denver-CO—30:45—5th-40-44—31st overall—29th male overall—Colorado Runner Racing Series Race
4. 1/18/15—Prairie Dog Half Marathon—Louisville, CO—7th overall—1st -40-49—1:24:50—6:29 pace
5. 2/2/15--Super Half Marathon- 19th overall- 5th 40-44- 1:26:56
6. 2/8/15- USA Cross Country Championships—Boulder, CO—Flatirons Golf Course—Master’s 8k—31:31—Ranking = 74.26%--68th overall
7. 2/9/15—Ralston Creek Half Marathon—Arvada, CO--1:31:40-- hilly course--6:59 pace--4th place age division--24th overall male--29th overall. 
8. 2/14/15—Heart throb 5k—Arvada, CO—18:06—8th place overall—1st place 40-44
9. 2/21/15—Snowman Stampede—10 mile RRCA Championships—Denver-CO-1:02:23—2nd-40-44—12th overall
10. 3/1/15—Spring Runoff 10 mile—Pueblo-CO—Dutch Clark Stadium—10 mile—cold, sidewalk snow packed--1st Master Overall !!
11. 3/14/15—Run through time—Salida, CO—Half Marathon—7th overall—2nd in the 40-49—1:42:22—muddy and rolling hills trail half marathon at 7000 ft.—7:58 pace
12. 3/15/15—Runnin of the Green—7k—Downtown Denver—44th overall—43rd male overall—26:18—7th place-40-49
13. 3/22/15—Spring Fever Half Marathon--Arvada, CO—7th overall—6th male overall—1:25:05—2nd place-40-49
14. 3/28/15--Brain Booster 5k—AFA- 2nd overall—19:28
15. 4/4/15—Inaugural Three Creeks Half Marathon—Cherry Creek Resivoir--1:25:37 chip time--pace=6:32--15th overall--13th overall male--2nd place age division award-40-44 (beer growler with race logo and runners roost gift certificate).
16. 4/5/15--Hams and Hamstrings 5k- 1st overall- Co Spgs- 19:28
17. 4/12/15—Platte River Half Marathon—1:24:15—26th overall, 22nd male, 5th place-40-44—6:26 avg pace
18. 4/18/15-- Inaugural - Rattler 10k- Palmer Park- 1st overall- 45:13
19. 4/19/15—Horsetooth Half Marathon—1st Master overall—15th overall—1:25:36-- $50 prize money
20. 4/25/15- Cheyenne Mountain Trail Race—relay team—me and Patrick Vigil—overall relay team – 1:59—25K relay.
21. 4/26/15—Cherry Creek Sneak—Denver—5 mile—30:25—raining and cold—15th overall—3rd-40-44
22.  Saturday-5/2/15--Greenland 8 mile--Larkspur, CO--3rd overall behind Andy Ames--51:36--new pair of sunglasses.

23.  Sunday-5/3/15--Colorado Half Marathon--Fort Collins--1:23:11--16th overall--2nd Master overall award.

24.  Saturday-5/8/15--Ordinary Mortals Sprint Triathlon--CSU-Pueblo Campus-- 9th overall-- 1st place division champion-40-44-- 1:04.   * I have Qualified for the USA Triathlon 2015 Olympic Distance Age Group National Championships in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in August 2015!!   

25.  Saturday-5/16/15-- Race to the Shrine 10K-- 2nd overall-- 43:14--  less than a minute behind 2nd place.  Start at the Broadmoore-4+ mile climb to the shrine and 2 miles down into the finish line at Moose Lodge in the zoo. 

26.  Sunday- 5/17/15-- Colfax Marathon URBAN 10 MILE-- Denver, CO-- 7th overall-- 2nd place division award-40-49-- 1:03:27 chip time !!!  Sunny, humid.  Blister on left heel after downhill at Race to the Shrine 10k. 

27.  Monday--5/25/15-- Bolder Boulder 10k-- 37:12 chip time-- 5:59 avg. pace-- splits= 1. 5:57--2. 6:00--3. 6:09-- 4. 6:01-- 5. 5:51-- 6. 6:01--  218th overall-- 3rd out of 404 division place-- gender place= 208 out of 20,931. 

28.  Saturday--5/30/15-- Big Mountain Half Marathon-- 3rd overall-- almost caught 2nd place-5 seconds behind-- awesome finish !!--  1:42-- hot and sunny-- Columbine trail to Gold Camp road- out and back.

29.  Friday and Saturday-June 5,6-- Ragnar Trail Relays-Snowmass, CO-- 24 total legs for 8 person teams for 48 hours straight- each team member did 3 legs-- 6.7 miles, 3.8 miles, and 4 mile legs on brutal trails at 8000-9000 feet of altitude. 

30.  Sunday-June 7, 2015-- Drennans Dreams 5k-- Denver, CO-- 18:28--6th overall-- 80 points for the Colorado Runner Racing Series-- I have just moved into 3rd overall for the Master's Division.  Very hot rolling hill road course. 

31. Saturday- 6/13/14--Mount Evans Ascent--  14.5 mile -Americas highest road race start line at 10,264 feet to 14, 264 feet-- 11th place overall--1st place 40-44-- 2nd Master overall-- 2:05:55-- 8:41 avg. pace-- started out with 7:37 miles/finished with 9:43 miles.  This was my first Mt. Evans Ascent. 

32. Sunday- 6/14/15-- Garden of the Gods 10 mile-- 1:05:31 chip time--4th Master overall award--23rd overall-- 21st male overall-- 6:33 pace. 

33.  Saturday-6/20/15--Sailin Shoes 10k-- 6th overall-- 1st place Master award ($100 food gift card)-- 37:59.  Hot and windy. 

34.  Friday- 6/26/15- Blue Moon Trail Run series No. 1-- 5k-- Ute Valley Park-- 19:35-- 3rd overall.  Hot and humid.  Tough rolling hill trail. 

35.  Saturday-6/27/15- Slacker Half Marathon-- Loveland to Georgetown -  start at 10,600 ft. and finish at 8, 500 ft.  10th overall-- 1:20-- 2nd place 40-44 award.  Hot and sunny. 

36. Saturday-7/4/15-- Palmer Lake 4 mile-- 24:29--24th overall--23rd male overall-- (course actually 4.1 miles)-- 4th place 40-44.  Hot. 

37.  Sunday- 7/5/15-- The Vail Hill Climb- Vail, CO-- 10th overall-- 9th male overall-- 50:00--3rd place-40-49 award.  8,500 feet to 10, 500 feet. 

38.  Sunday-7/12/15-- Summer Round-up 12k-2nd leg of the triple crown of running- East side of Bear Creek Park-- new course ( 3 loops clockwise)-- hot and humid-- 46:18-- 9th overall-- 1ST MASTER OVERALL CHAMP !!!!

39.  Saturday-7/18/15-- Classic 10k - Tiffany Square to Monument Valley Park- 36:38- 29th overall-24th male overall-- 4th place 40-44.  Hot and humid. 

40.  Sunday- 7/19/15--Barr Trail Mountain Race-12.6 miles- To Barr Camp and back down-- 7th overall--1st Master Champion !!  $100.00 prize money and Master champion railroad spike.   Fell twice on the way down !!

41.  Saturday-7/25/15-- Prairie Dog Series Half Marathon- Castle Rock- Sunny, hot, humid, slightly rolling cement path-- 1st place overall !!-- 1:22:00. 

42. Friday-7/31/15-- Blue Moon Series Trail Race #2-- 8k-- Tied for first place in 31:17 chip time but gave me 2nd overall with gun time of 31:18.  Ute Valley Park rolling hill trail loops.  Leading the Long Series going into Race #3. 

43.  Saturday--8/1/15-- Rocky Mtn. National Park Half Marathon-- Estes Park-- 1st Master Overall-- 6th place overall-- 1:26:56-- this is also a Colorado Runner Series Race-- I got 100 points-- now with 550 points, 200 points behind 1st place Todd Straka.   It was a nice cool mild start as the sun was still behind the mountains in Estes Park.  Got sunny in the final 5 miles.   The race went around a reservoir and then a hilly climb in mile 3, and a gradual climb to mile 9 and then downhill into the finish back at the reservoir.  Altitude=7,600 feet.   Beautiful finisher medal, Awesome Gold 1st Master award with an annual pass to all National Parks. 

44.  Friday and Saturday-August 7th, 8th-- Ragnar Relay- 200 miles from Frisco to Snowmass-Team of 12-- 3 legs a piece- I ran 10.4 miles-6miles-and finished with a 2 mile sprint on my last leg-  24 solid hours of running, eating, no sleeping, and partying !!

45. Saturday-8/15/15-- Pikes Peak Ascent !!--  2:45:43 chip time-- 1st Master Overall-- 12th male overall-- 13th overall place-- Was on 2:30 pace to Barr Camp-- a huge drop in barometric pressure after that caused tough conditions and made the elevation feel higher as many of us felt on Saturday-- Lost some time after A-Frame and struggled for a bit but pressed on and had a spectacular last one mile in which I moved up to 12th and obtained the first Master Overall title. 

46.  Saturday-8/22/15-- Doherty 5k open run at Monument Valley Park-- completed the open race on the Doherty band team.  I helped them win 2nd place in the team competition and I won 1st place overall with an 18:34 on the high school cross country course.  Very hot and sunny. 

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LINKS:

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THIS IS MY ATHLINKS LINK AND WILL DISPLAY MOST OF MY RACE RESULTS AND INCLUDES MANY OUT OF CITY AND STATE  RACES--  *note: this still doesnt give me justice as I have been racing for over 30 years.

http://www.athlinks.com/athletes/geraldromero/Profile#results

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* THIS IS MY LINK TO MY LOCAL COLORADO SPRINGS RACING RESULTS AS SEEN ON THE FINISH LINE INDEX (Pikespeaksports.us) Note: it does not contain my out of town or out of State races.

http://www.pikespeaksports.net/cgi/runner-results.php?fname=Gerald&lname=Romero

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*THIS IS MY LINK FOR MY PIKES PEAK ASCENT BIO/RESULTS:

  

http://pikespeakmarathon.org/results/find.asp?Last=Romero&First=Gerald&Mi=B

   MY PIKES PEAK ASCENT HIGHLIGHTS:

 

  • 14 total ascents
  • My ascent PR= 1:29:56- (2012)
  • 4 top tens- 7th-2006; 10th-2008; 9th-2009; 9th-2012
  • 2 Overall Master championships --
  • 2013-- 1st Master overall--2:44
  • 2015- Ascent-- 1st Master Overall- 12th male overall- 2:45:43- tough conditions with dropping barometric pressure.
  • (3) age group places:  2010-- 1st place 35-39 at the World Mountain Running Association championship-- 2:37; 2007- 2nd place- 35-39; 2004- 1st place- 30-34

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BARR TRAIL MOUNTAIN RACE RESULTS HIGHLIGHTS :

  • 9 Total Barr Trail Mountain Races
  • My PR=1:37:11
  • 6 top tens/ best place = 4th overall
  • 2015- 7th overall-1st Master Overall-$100 bucks prize money- Master's Rail Spike.
  • 2015 --Barr Trail Mountain Race re-cap video created by Allie McLaughlin

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyI0xniUjpw

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2013 RACE LOG LINK:  

2013%20GERALD%20A%20LISTER%20ROMERO%20RACE%20RESULTS.pdf

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COLORADO RUNNER MAGAZINE INTERVIEW FOR WINNING THE 2013 MASTER DIVISION-COLORADO RUNNER SERIES :

 

COLOADO%20RUNNER%20MAGAZINE%20SERIES%20ARTICLE.docx

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MY 2013 ELECTRIFYING INTERVIEW FOR MY WIN AT THE BRAINBOOSTER 5K -AFA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4bggPRLHUA&feature=player_embedded

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My Coaches over the years:  

 

Coach Spell -the running God

 

Coach Anstey - the "Coach" 

Craig Young- #1 Master Runner in the World

 

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 KAYLI TABARES-  "THE BEST EVER" -My pupil I have had the honor of coaching    

   

  

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At 9:14pm on August 13, 2013, CJ Hitz said…

I think we're getting some of our training secrets from the same people :-)

At 7:47am on April 24, 2011, Brian McCarrie said…
Hey Gerald, I'm loving what you've done on your profile page with the individual results and the photos. This is a great example of what a profile page should be. Great job!
 
 
 

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