Marathons across the world bring together people of all ages and
nationalities to experience the thrill and exhilaration of competition. For the next few weeks leading to the 2017 One City Marathon
, we will be bringing you insights and personal perspectives about why individuals compete in the Marathon and what it means to them.
1)When and why did you start running?
I started running in high school as the only female distance runner for our team. I joined the team because the coach asked me to.
2) What advice do you have for a beginner runner?
First and foremost get the right pair of shoes, then find a running buddy or running group in your community. They are a tremendous source of encouragement.
3) What is one thing that running has taught you?
That I can do more than I ever imagined.
4) What is your favorite part of the One City Marathon?
The atmosphere on the course. Runners of every skill level and background encouraging each other.
5) What race will you be running at the 2017 One City Marathon?