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CHRIS WERNKE

Hometown: La Verne, CA

Background: I first started running in 2016 to gain fitness.  My first race was the Oceanside Turkey Trot 10K in 2017 and I have run in over 15 races since then.  I was accepted to join PRT in 2019.

Racing Competitively Since: 2017

PRs: 

5K: 16:09 (Carlsbad 5000, 2019)

10K: 34:29 (Scripps Ranch Old Pros 10K, 2019)

Half Marathon: 1:17:41 (San Diego Half Marathon, 2019)

Marathon: 2:47:19 (Carlsbad Marathon, 2019)

Highlights: Qualified for Boston in my first marathon

The Fun Questions:

Favorite Race: Carlsbad 5000

Favorite Workout: Any type of progression run

Words to Live By: Talk the talk, walk the walk

Why I Choose to Run for PRT: The camaraderie that PRT provides and to be in a competitive running environment with like-minded people

Favorite PRT Memory: Just joined so coming soon!

What I Like to Do Besides Running: Buying lots of running shoes and riding the ElliptiGO