Happy New Year Runnerbox friends! We're kicking off the New Year by introducing you to another of our Runnerbox Ambassadors.
Allie, 38, Connecticut Tell us a little about your personal running journey: I started running in 2000 when I broke-up with a longtime boyfriend. It started as three miles, with my dog, around the block. I woke-up early and my running partner was ready to go! I began to look forward to those runs and eventually they became longer and a few months later I signed up for my first race. In the 13 years since I have run five marathons (including Boston) with a PR of 3:30 and countless other road races of every distance. After my twin boys were born in 2009 I started getting into Triathlons and Duathlons. I most recently competed in the National Duathlon Championship in Tucson, AZ where I qualified to represent the USA in Spain at the World Championship in June 2014. I guess you could say running changed my life! What's your favorite race distance and why? My favorite is the half-marathon. I can train for it, no matter how little time I have and it's just long enough to really get into a good pace and challenge yourself. I love it and try to run as many as I can! What's one race on your bucket list? There's so many! I guess if I had to pick just one it would be the Big Sur marathon. I'm from the East Coast and I would love to travel there and be transported to a whole new world! Give us three words that describe your running philosophy: Consistency, determination and FUN! What do you love most about Runnerbox? Everything! I have to say I was surprised that I actually enjoyed everything in the box. The food was the best for me...and having it delivered right to my door is huge since I have zero time! Where can we find you online? Blog: www.vitatrain4life.com Twitter: @vitatrain4life Facebook Instagram: @vitatrain4life