Lisa Butler


Name: Lisa Renee Mitchell Butler

Team CRUD Nickname: Poetry In Motion

Date of Birth: 11/20/1964

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, CA

Hometown: Ann Arbor, Michigan (close enough)

Job: Resident Physician, Family Practice...occasional massage therapist

Marital Status: Un

Children: 4-leggeds only

Pets: Harley and Cayenne - both rescued Ridgeback mixes

Favorite non-running magazine: Cooks Illustrated

Favorite movie: I don't see enough movies to have a favorite

Favorite television show: What's television?

Favorite musical performer: do I have to have a favorite? I'm a folk music person, but I like a bit of almost everything. I probably have the highest quantity of James Taylor and Eva Cassidy in my collection.

Favorite Keith excuse for a sucky race: Does Keith race?

Favorite Erik Solof Quote: "I carry male" Obviously he means Keith when Keith is running.

Craziest place you ever took a dump while on a run: I'm Rick's polar opposite on this one, it's rare on my runs.

Hobbies: Cooking, mountain biking (even though I suck at it), gardening/landscape, writing (now that it's not my career), just about anything

Favorite non-running sport: team sport has to be soccer... but I like so many

Favorite famous quote: "Do unto yourself as you would have others do unto you." Well, maybe that wasn't how they said it, but it's how I say it.

Short-term running goal: Javelina Jundred, November

Long-term running goal: San Juan and Leadville next year

Ultra Pet Peeves: Trash on trail

Years running: 24

Years running ultras: 8

Number of ultras finished: I'm blonde, you don't really expect me to count past 10, do you?

Most memorable ultra performance and why: If I remembered most of my ultra performances, I probably wouldn't keep running them.

Favorite food/drink during an ultra: Pizza, hot soup, water

Favorite trail: Colorado!

Favorite Race: I haven't done them all yet so I don't know.

How did you start running ultras: Lost my mind. Decided to run my age beginning at 30... I'll never make it "over the hill" because it's been downhill ever since.



Poetry In Motion

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