How long have you been involved with running?
I’ve been running for about 8 years.
What got you involved with running?
I started running to get out of the gym. I wanted to exercise outdoors. I then started running more because it was helping with my rock climbing. Now I run more than any other exercise.
How many days a week do you usually run?
I run usually 5-7 days a week.
What is the greatest distance you have raced?
I ran a 45-mile ultra with Robie!
What is one of your most memorable race/ event and what made it so special?
Running the 39.3 challenge up in Maine in a banana costume. I had a ton of fun.
Do you always enjoy going out for a run?
Not always. Some days I want to just sleep in.
What are some of the things that gets you out the door when you really don’t feel like going out on a run?
I told people I would run with them. Running alone is the pits.
What are you working towards currently in your workouts?
I’m training for 3 marathons in 9 days. The training has been a ton of mileage.
What are some of you long term running goals?
I just signed up for a 100-mile ultra with Robie. I would love to do an ultra on the West Coast at some point.
How long have you been a member of GNRC?
I can’t remember when I first joined but Mel. T recruited me!
What are some of the things you enjoy about being a member of GNRC?
I love running with our members. They are great people: supportive and kind. I feel very lucky to have met them.
In what ways has the club made a difference in your running?
I feel really fortunate to run with the club and have met so many great people. It makes the runs more enjoyable.
Greater Neponset Running Club
GNRC is a USATF-certified club (# 02-0289) of women and men and who love to run, participate in races, discuss training, and socialize together. Our runners are from the Neponset River Valley towns of Norwood, Westwood, Medfield, Dover, Walpole, Sharon and other surrounding communities.