What got you out running/walking for the first time?

I joined the cross country team as a freshman in high school.

What’s a song that helps pick up your pace?

The theme song from “Rocky”.

What is the race medal you are most proud of and why?

The medal from the Rome Marathon. I had my best time and it was a great experience.

What is your dream race or location for a run?

No dream race, but I want to run as long as I am able to do so. Perhaps my best race will be getting to “Heaven”!

What is your favorite trail to run?

I like running in the Arizona desert.

What’s your favorite race distance?

I like whatever distance I am training for at the time.

Who are your running heroes?

I do not have any, but I admire all the DB runners because they are so dedicated – and crazy for doing what they do!!

Who inspires you?

I am inspired by “God” in everything I do.

Describe the moment you realized you were a “runner”.

I don’t remember. I do often question why I am out there when I am completing a long run!

What are your goals?

I hope to maintain good health by continuing to exercise (run and weight lift), and follow my daughter Laura’s nutritional advice.

What’s your favorite beer (or other drink if you don’t drink beer)?

I don’t like beer! Am I still allowed to be a member of DB???? I prefer wine.