Darryl Golter – May Runner of the Month

1. What inspires you to run? I’m inspired by the journey of the training. Setting goals and trying to achieve those goals. I’m also inspired by the runners I train with, their discipline and dedication is infectious. 2. When did you start running? I began running in 1995 to impress a girl and show my…

Skyler – April Runner of the Month

1. What inspires you to run? I’ve always been very interested in just about everything, which can be overwhelming at times but mostly just reminds me of how interesting and fun this world can be.  I’m always interested in taking on new fitness hobbies, whether it’s biking, trail running, yoga, and others, as being well-rounded I…

Leslie Cunningham – March Runner of the Month

1. What inspires you to run? The joy of it; the boost to my physical and mental health; my appreciation for Title IX, which has given my daughter and granddaughters opportunities I never had. 2. When did you start running? When I was 2 !  But officially, when I was 39, at the time the…

Asha Justice – February Runner of the Month

1. What inspires you to run? For me, running is very therapeutic; I use the time to unwind and leave all that is bothering me on the pavement. If my having a bad day or even a great day, running always makes the day better! 2. When did you start running? I started running when…

Karl Huchthausen – January Runner of the Month

1. What inspires you to run? I run for many reasons.  1)  Running is life therapy.  Something about when it is just you and the road or trails, your worries melt away.  2)  I run to stay healthy.  My dad passed away of a heart attack when I was a young boy and I want…

Patty Bockenfeld – December Runner of the Month

Okie dokie, here’s my Top 5 & fun fact 1: What inspires me to run Potential Zombie apocalypse; you just need to be faster than slowest person around you. But after that, I find inspiration all around me from daily things like being a role model for my grand daughter to knowing my physical pain…

John Gerald Sefcik – October Runner of the Month

1. What inspires you to run? Like many runners, I run for the health benefits. Running as a sport offers stress release, positive outlook on life, enjoyment of the outdoors and camaraderie of the running family. My hope is that I will be able to continue running until I can’t walk anymore.   2. When…

Jenny Little – September Runner of the Month

1. What inspires you to run? I really love to exercise. I mean REALLY. I find that running moves me to a new level of exercise. Not only does it challenge my body, it challenges my mind (especially on those fast runs, or those long ones). I also love the community aspect of running with…

Crystal Messersmith – August Runner of the Month

1. What inspires you to run? I’m inspired to run for multiple reasons, my friend Marc Rapp, Special Olympic and Para Olympic athletes. 2. When did you start running? I started running in 2011. 3. Favorite post-race meal? One of my favorite post race meals is Torchys Taco’s. 4. Favorite race. This is an easy…

Shantini Supramaniam – July Runner of the Month

1. What inspires you to run? I have multiple inspirations. Someone recently asked me whether I run for the socialization or for the exercise and I would say that it is 80% socialization, 20% exercise. Some of my closest friends are runners and the main reason I run is to socialize with them – I…