From Beast Pacing:

Carla Thomas has been running for about 14 years. She ran many 5ks before her first half marathon in 2011. She was instantly hooked on distance running and has since ran countless half marathons, 8 marathons and 3 ultra marathons. Carla has trained with and then became a team leader in the Kalamazoo Area Runners Training Program Beyond Winter Training and also is a team lead with Summer Safari and Borgess Run Camp. She enjoys getting to know runners and share her knowledge and joy of running. In her spare time, Carla has an active family life with her husband and 5 children. She serves as a Girls on the Run Coach and ran with her 9 year old daughter in her first 5k. If you train properly, there’s nothing you can’t do!