Birthday : 06/16/1979
Favorite Shoe: Trail: La Sportiva Akasha – Road: Saucony Freedom 1
Favorite Distance: 50 miles, 100k
Favorite Place to Run: Brown Mountain Loop, Mt Lowe, from Cheney through Inspiration Point and recently I discovered Strawberry Loop.
Favorite post-race meal: Homemade risotto with mushrooms and a glass of Italian white wine, possibly Sauvignon Blanc from my hometown, Trieste.
Training philosophy: Be diligent, consistent and manage well your time. Have your main goal always in mind.
Favorite or go-to workout: Back to back long runs during the weekend
What I like to eat/drink before a run: Toasted bread with peanut butter and a cup of espresso.
Favorite quote that inspires me: You cannot teach a person anything, You can solely help them discover it within themselves. ‘Galileo Galilei’.
Why I run: I run because I cannot live without it. Running energizes my body and clears my mind. I think better, I act better, I feel better and I live better.
Where to find me when I’m not running: At school, teaching Italian language and literature or at home with my family.
- 5K: 18.48
- 10K: N/A
- 1/2 Marathon: 1.29
- Marathon: N/A
- 50K: 5.02
- 50 Miles: 9.29
- 100K: 12.18
- 100 Miles: N/A yet but it’s coming soon.