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

Being married to my practice husband; it was a great escape that turned into a love of the sport!

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

Lose Yourself by EMINEM or Steal My Show by TobyMac…One extreme to the next with my playlist.

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

My first Red Hills Ramble- I thought I would die (but I didn’t).

What is your dream race or location for a run?


What is your favorite trail to run?

Any of them in Montecito.

What’s your favorite race distance?

1/2 Marathon

What’s the funniest thing that has happened to you or that you have seen on the trail?

The first time I ran the Modesto 1/2, a motorcycle policeman was yelling at me to move over-move over! I was like…what the hell man?!?! I didn’t know the leader of the FULL MARATHON was passing me! Rookie move!

What do you enjoy doing when you’re not running? 

Baking, eating, working (weird right..I love my job), hanging out with my family and friends.

Who are your running heroes? Who inspires you?

All of DB (so many inspiring – fun people with stories)! And Catra Corbett

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

Oh man, when the escape feeling went away and I was wanting to run because it made me feel amazing.

What are your goals?

To just live life one day at a time, enjoy all the people(and dogs), and stay healthy!

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

Not a beer drinker(does that DQ me)…Fuzio’s Watermelon Itch!