Birthdate: 02/22/1991

Favorite shoe: New Balance Vazee Pace

Favorite distance to race: 10 miles or marathon

Favorite place to run: Mammoth Lakes, CA

Favorite post-race meal: more coffee and avocado toast

Training philosophy: Running should be a stress release; and strides, lots of strides!

Favorite or go-to workout: Long runs with tempo intervals or a fast finish

What I like to eat/drink before a run: Philz coffee, oatmeal with peanut butter

Favorite quote that inspires me: “Make the race your playground, not your proving ground” Lauren Fleshman

Why I run: To explore new places, appreciate nature, meet people, and challenge myself

Where to find me when I’m not running: In class or in the hospital with patients at USC-Keck School of Medicine

Personal bests:

  • 5k            – 17:57
  • 10k          – 39:18
  • 1/2           – 1:28:46
  • Marathon – 3:05:37