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Natalie Sims, Rock/Creek Race Team


Age: 39
Number of years running: 11
Location: Signal Mountain, TN
Occupation: Interior designer

Favorite Trail Race(s):
Upchuck 50K

Favorite trails to train on:
The one that’s right out my front door.

Favorite trail running shoe(s):
La Sportiva Raptor

Lifelong running goals:
My goal is to have this gift and ability to run for a lifetime.

You can’t tell much anymore, but I grew up in Long Island New York, I am 5’3” with blue eyes and blonde curly hair. Married to an awesome Matt Sims and have 3 furry super cool cats. I live surrounded by woods with a creek running thru it. I love being creative in and outside of my work. I try not to take life to seriously, strive to be balanced and keep a healthy perspective on my life journey.

2012 Season summary:
Top 10 finishes at Jewel 50k, Mt Mitchell 40-miler, StumpJump 50k. 1st Female at Upchuck 50k.

Proudest running accomplishments:
Finishing each race I prepared for well. When I have the sensibility to drop out of a race when it is in my best interest.

Planned races for 2013: