What is your racing focus?
Marathon & half marathon
People, Places and Things
People: Who are some influential runners in your life?
My high school cross country coach and my parents - all 3 have taught me how to love running for life
Places: What is your favorite place to run and why?
The lakefront trail - somehow it never gets old!
Things: favorite running gear?
Nike Zoom Elite
What is your go-to pre-workout or race meal?
Toast with almond butter and a Dunkin Donuts coffee
Do you have any specific pre-race rituals or superstitions? What are they?
Lots of sleep the week leading up to a race because it probably won't happen the night before!
What is your favorite way to celebrate a good race?
Enjoying my post-race beer
Past and future
What is your most memorable running moment?
The last 6 miles of my first marathon in Chicago 2015
What are some of your goals for 2018?
Run a PR in the half marathon, 10k, and 5k and qualify for Olympic marathon trials