Candace was born in Wyoming but moved to Colorado as a teenager. She works in criminal defense and considers the work she does as righteous. Candace loves spending time with her husband, family and friends. You can find Candace running the Clear Creek Trail or discovering a new dirt trail in the Colorado Mountains. When Candace is not running she is writing poetry. Candace recently started writing poetry about her running experiences and although her trail name is Tough Cookie, she has been called the Running Poet after sharing a poem with author and runner Katie Arnold.