MontyBeal

 

 

 

 

 

The first time I ran more than two miles without stopping, I…
was at freshman track practice. I thought it was such an accomplishment.

If I didn’t run, I would…
walk even more.

Favorite Shoe:
I’ve had really good luck with shoes and I’ve tried several. Right now I like the Brooks Dyad 7.

What is your motivation?
Having turned 50 in the last year I just want to keep moving.

Hot or cold weather runner?
I definitely would prefer cold, if those are my only two choices.

How often do you race?
This year I have run about 2/3 of the weekends.

Favorite gel flavor?
Anything without caffeine.

Ever run a marathon?
I have run the Q.C. Marathon twice.

Care to run another (or a first one)?
I hope to complete my third marathon later this fall in St. Louis.

If I could run with anyone, it would be?
My daughter has just begun running. I would like to run more with her.

Rather run alone, or with a partner?
Partner

Race you’d like to forget
I did Pewterman a few years ago and I wasn’t prepared.

Favorite local race
CVRA 5th Season

Ever win your age group?
No

Listen to music when running?
Most of the time.

Ever run in a costume?
I haven’t tried that yet.

Best part of running?
The feeling of accomplishment.

What I do to support my running habit (occupation)?
Middle school special education teacher.