“There are no shortcuts in running, you get out what you put in.”
Josue started running in 2011 as a means to lose weight and get healthy. Since then he has lost over 60lbs and has run over 200 races ranging from 5k’s to full marathons and BQ’ing in his last two marathons.
Josue paced the Lexus LaceUp Palos Verdes Half Marathon 1:40 group in 2017
His Half Marathon personal record is 1:21 which he achieved at the REVEL Canyon City Half in Azusa
“Find joy in everything you do!”
Tac loves to be outdoors…running and hiking! He took up running a few years ago when a friend asked him to participate in a Turkey Trot 10K run. Since that race, Tac has participated in countless 5Ks, 10Ks, half-marathons, marathons, and ultramarathons. He finds particular joy in trail running, but loves to be physically active in any way possible. Most recently, he paced the 2:00 and 2:10 half marathon groups at the Great Race of Augora Hills and Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Half respectively.
“Run with Determination.”
Mario is in his late 60s and have been running for some time. He completed his first marathon in1998. Mario believes nutrition and staying active are the medicine for a healthy long life.
His half marathon personal record is 1:56 which he achieved at the Vendurance Ventura Half Marathon in 2014
“Do what makes you happy”
Graciela has been running since high school where she ran cross country and track & field. She has run more than forty races including the LA and New York Marathons. Her favorite distance is the half marathon and achieved her personal record of 2:24 at Rock & Roll San Diego Half (2009). Graciela is passionate for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and when not running she is either working as an accountant or dancing tango.
“It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop” ~Confucius
Johanna has run 18 half marathon in the last 4 years. Her PR is 3:00 hours, most recently achieved at the Pasadena Half Marathon in 2018.
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