Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Background: Began running in middle school to “stay in shape for basketball” but when I never made a basket, I turned to running full time.
Racing Competitively Since: 2002
1600m: 4:54.68 (Kent State Tune Up (track), 2017)
5000m: 16:44 (NCAA DI Classic (track), 2017)
10K: 34:37 (Peace Race, 2014)
Half Marathon: 1:16:05 (River Run, 2017)
Marathon: 2:41:28 (Grandma’s Marathon, 2015)
The Fun Questions:
Favorite Race: I love and hate each distance for a different reason so this is an IMPOSSIBLE question to answer!
Favorite Workout: 5 x mile with the goal of being 5 seconds faster per mile
Words to Live By: “To be gritty is to resist complacency.” - Angela Duckworth, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Why I Choose to Run for PRT: such a strong group of women. The desire to become your best was contagious the very first time I ran with them at the track
What I Like to Do Besides Running: listen to murder podcasts and go into the google blackhole of solving them, tacos, beer, hike, survive residency