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.