Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Team Member Bio: Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson

Primary sport(s): 
Snowshoe, mountain, trail, road, track, xc

Wakefield Memorial High School - Wakefield, MA
UMass Lowell - Lowell, MA

CMS MORT Team member since: 

City/state of residence: 
Salem, Live Free or Die, NH

Software Support Engineer

Goals for 2010:

• Granite State Snowshoe Series
• WMAC/Dion Snowshoe Series
• USATF-New England Mountain Circuit
• Boston Marathon
• Mount Washington Road Race
• Team Gold at US Mountain Championships (Mt. Wash)
• USATF-NE Grand Prix

Notable achievements/memories/PR’s in your sport: 
  • Winning Loon Mountain and Mt. Ascutney in 2009. 
  • 2009 Granite State Snowshoe Series Champion
  • Team Gold at the 2009 US Mountain National Championship (Mt. Cranmore)
  • Team Gold at the 2009 US Trail Marathon Championship (Lithia Loop)
  • 2x Massachusetts State Champ - Indoor/Outdoor Track
  • Boston Globe All Scholastic - XC
  • Boston Herald All Scholastic - Outdoor Track
List one thing others may not know about you: 
I didn’t run at all from early 1999 through late 2006 (after graduating college). Made a comeback to running/racing when I turned 30 (and had a boatload of weight to lose!).

Your favorite workout:
Long, steady solo tempo run on a hot day...

Your favorite race(s) and why?
  • Mount Washington becauase there's 'only one hill'
  • Market Square Day 10k (all day festival...second to none)
  • Loon Mountain Race (tough tough tough!)
  • Cranmore Hill Climb (tough!)
  • Eastern States 20 miler (love that course!)

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