Experience: I have over 5 years of racing and and volunteering in local and national races
Qualifications: I have certification from Les Mills International as a fitness instructor and will be completing Race director certification courses
Accomplishments: I have ran 4 marathons including the Bank of America Chicago Marathon where I finished in the top 40% of runners. I have won and placed in my age group in several Duathlons and other races. I have competed in an 8 hour endurance bike race and won the solo division twice and did over 152 miles each race. I have lost over 200 lbs and created a new life for myself and son.
Hobbies and Interests: I am an avid cyclist and running enthusiast. I enjoy social rides and competitive races. I love to do home remodeling projects. I am totally committed to my YMCA and it is a second home.
Movies: Red Dawn (old school and new one) Forest Gump and all of the Planet of the Apes both old and new.
Favorite Quote: "I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord. "Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give a future and hope." Jeremiah 29:11