MEMBER OF THE MONTH – DECEMBER 2018
How did you hear about Pacifica Runners?
I can't remember exactly - probably from Ria :)
How long have you been a runner?
I can remember running in races in elementary school and loving it, but I'd say I officially became a runner in grade 10 when I joined the cross country and track teams.
How did you get into running?
My dad ran a lot when I was growing up (he ran five marathons and many other races), so it's always been a part of our lives. In grade 9, when most of my classmates dreaded Tuesdays (the day we had to run the mile in PE), I looked forward to it. Every week I got a bit faster, so the following year I decided to join the cross-country team. I've loved running ever since!
Do you have a favorite race(s)?
I think the Big Sur Marathon has to be my favourite race. The course is just so beautiful! I've also really enjoyed the Mermaid 10 miler in SF, and I love trail races. I'm a sucker for a good view!
What are your favorite running trails/routes?
Sweeney, Mori, running up to North Peak on San Pedro Mountain.
What are your future running goals?
I had a moment of insanity a few months ago and signed up for 3 marathons in one year (CIM, Big Sur, and the SF Marathon), so at this point I'm hoping to run all three and not get injured. But after that I'd love to run a 50k trail race with my friends!
What do you enjoy most about Pacifica Runners?
I love the family-friendly races! They are so well run and I really appreciate all the hard work that goes into them.
Any other cool info about yourself?
I'm originally from Canada and have lived in Ottawa, Paris, Boston, Alabama, North Carolina, and of course, the Bay Area. And I played on the varsity squash team in college for 3 years.
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