A little more about me... (and my running).
I grew up in small town Indiana. I started running in middle school because it was either join the band, or the cross-country team. I really had no idea what cross-country was, but I knew I didn't have any rhythm (still don't). Turns out, I was pretty good. Back then, there were no boys and girls teams. There was cross-country. And, I started placing near the top of, and even winning, cross-country meets. As I mentioned on the home page, that early momentum carried me through high school and a few years as a collegiate runner. Those years formed the basis of my love, my passion, for the running life. But, I did not realize the value of it until many years later.