What got you out running/walking for the first time?
Ran for the first time when I was angry and realized it was my happy pill. Instant happiness.

What’s a song that helps pick up your pace?
Depends on my mood. If in a bad mood, sad country songs that make me cry. When I’m in a pumped up mood, alternative music.

What is the race medal you are most proud of and why?
Javalina!!!! MY BUCKLE!!! One of my biggest accomplishments.

What is your favorite trail to run?
Coastal, Dipsea course.

What’s your favorite race distance?

What’s the funniest thing that has happened to you or that you have seen on the trail?
Playing tag and finishing together and making life long friend from it.

What do you enjoy doing when you aren’t running?
Snowboarding, wake boarding, and skiing with my son and girlfriend.

Who are your running heroes? Who inspires you?
Barbara Elia

Describe the moment you realized you were a “runner”.
When I finished my first marathon, and still wanted more.

What are your goals?
Next goal is to Rio 100 miler.

What’s your favorite beer (or other drink if you don’t drink beer)?
I ain’t gonna lie….Jeff Rowe it’s COORS LIGHT!