To start, I was never a runner. I thought I hated running…..well in 2009, struggling with losing weight after my son was born, this changed! I joined Borgess run camp just to prove to myself that maybe even I could learn to run a 5k. I definitely did! I spent that summer running as many 5k’s and 10k’s as I could. A lifetime friend suggested I run a half marathon with her. Now, I DEFINITELY thought this was a crazy idea….but I did it anyway!!! Running my first half marathon in 2010, I have since completed 40 half marathons and 4 full marathons. I love the friendships and the joy that running has brought into my life. I love laughing and meeting new people. I love running someone’s first half marathon with them and helping someone accomplish a goal. I hope I can become a Gazelle Girl pacer so I can continue to share my love of running, my smile, and my story! I want to help others meet and exceed their own personal goals!