Q: What is your favorite race distance?
A: Half Marathon
Q: What is your favorite race that you have run?
A: Toronto Marathon 2015. I was able to train, travel, and run with amazing Run Tampa friends at this race.
Q: What is your favorite piece of running apparel/running accessory?
A: My sweat rag! I wouldn’t be able to see while running without my rag.
Q: What is your most embarrassing running memory?
A: I was pacing an Air Force employee for his 1.5 mile test. The test was held on an oval track that was not a standard quarter mile. I miss calculated the laps, and didn’t realized that until we had completed 3 laps. Without announcing what had happened, I had to pick up the pace quite a bit. He passed with a good time, but I had to tell him what happened when he commented that the last three and half seemed much harder than the first ones. He never let me forget about it.
Q: What is your favorite recovery meal?
A: A gourmet cheese burger! I usually start craving one around mile 17 of a marathon.
Q: You know you’re a runner when __________. ”
A: (you always make sure you get out of work in time to get your run in).
Q: What ice cream flavor represents your personality?
A: Vanilla. It’s kind of boring, but it can be used with a lot of combinations.
Q: What would you name your fictional country that you are president of?
A: The United Kingdom of Whereurat
Q: What would you name your hot sauce?
A: Heat Flavoring
Q: Would you rather be the fifth teenage mutant ninja turtle or the sixth member of *NSYNC?
A: I am probably more of a mutant than a member of NSYNC. I know what mutant ninja turtle was, but I had to google NSYNC to see what that was. I am so old!
Q: If you were on American Idol, what song would you sing?
Q: What is your favorite Run Tampa memory?
A: Armed with the threat of not being able to run the Cape Coral Marathon because my bad knee was acting up, Maria Williams surprised me by showing up at the start line with stick pictures of Carla Nolan and David Yancey, then ran the first 6 miles with me. With that surprise, I managed to complete, PR, and BQ that race!