Three words to describe me: Smiley, unusual, nurturer, and listener. I'm the boss, I get four.
Biggest addiction: Sleep. I need 10 hours a night to function.
Three things you can always find in my fridge: Heavy cream (for my coffee), orange juice (my favorite bedtime snack), eggs (protein!).
First Concert: Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, July 19th, 2005. Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, CO.
Favorite race to run: The Afton Trail Run 50K every July!
Favorite Race: The Menagha St. Urho 10K is up there, but my favorite is definitely the Twin Cities Marathon. You cannot beat the atmosphere.
First concert: The Black Crowes, July 12, 1996. Strangely, they didn't play 'Hard to Handle'.
Worst Summer job: During college I worked summers in a windowless factory making (ironically) window accessories. It was not a fun place. After that I decided I wanted to try and get a job at a running store.
Three things you can always find in my fridge: Gorgonzola cheese, beer, and organic 1% milk.
Three things you can always find in my fridge: Eggs, avocados, and beer (the breakfast of champions).
If I could swim in any liquid I would choose: Nuun. I could take a sip at any time and I think the fizziness would be a cool sensation!
Favorite Summer job: Cross Country Camp Extraordinaire. One summer in college I just went from camp to camp playing with runner kids and living the dream!
Favorite Summer job: Roadie for Lilith Fair '98.
Three things you can always find in my cupboard: Hot Tamales, butterscotch chips, and Velveeta shells-n-cheese.
Favorite way to spend a Sunday afternoon: On the couch watching a bad Lifetime movie, recovering from a morning long run.
Favorite Summer job: Gondolier on the St. Croix River
First Concert: Snoop Dogg - Up in Smoke Tour!
If I could swim in any liquid I would choose: Wild Cherry Pepsi would be an obvious choice.
I am addicted to: Peanut Butter
On a scale of 1-10 how cool am I: I'd say I'm about a 2.5 on a good day.
Three things you can always find in my fridge: Yogurt, salsa and butter. If any of these items goes missing I tend to get pretty sad.
I am addicted to: Moving in general, being outside, mostly running!
Favorite race to run: Medtronic TC 10 Mile. It's hard to put into words, I just love this one.
First concert: Chicago, 2007 at the Orpheum. The 40th anniversary tour!
Three words to describe me: Meticulous, overachieving, descriptive.
I am addicted to: Sugar and higher fructose corn syrup.
Worst Summer job: Receptionist at the school library. I was a professional book duster.
Who would play me in a movie of my life: Amy Adams. Yes, it would be a musical
Three things you can always find in my fridge: Almond milk, avocados (keeps 'em green longer!), and beer.
Favorite Summer job: My favorite Summer job was waitressing at the 50's diner in my hometown. I worked there throughout Junior High and High School. We had the soda fountain, stools, jukebox, everything! My favorite song was 'Donna' by Ritchie Valens, I played it so much that my customers thought my name was Donna!
Favorite race to run: In college I love the MIAC conference meet, post-collegiately I've really enjoyed the Lifetime Torchlight 5K.
Three things you can always find in my fridge: Hummus, vanilla yogurt, and sriracha sauce. All three are delicious, just not in conjunction.
Who would play me in a movie of my life: Michael Cera. I feel like a movie about my life would be a low budget indie film that he would totally nail.
Favorite race to run: The Lake Conference Cross Country meet.
I am addicted to: Lifesaver Wintergreen mints.
First concert: I've never been, saving myself for 'the one'.
Three things you can always find in my cupboard: Cheez-It brand snack crackers, Dollar Store Ramen noodles and Chai.
Who would play me in a movie of my life: If I was lucky; Hilary Swank. She always plays the badass ladies. I'm imagining Million Dollar Baby mixed with Iron Jawed Angel minus the paralysis and force feeding.
I am addicted to: After living in Seattle for three years, top shelf expresso beans.
Favorite place to run: Bandelier National Park in New Mexico
First Concert: Counting Crows!
Biggest addiction: Ice cream, easily. I've worked at controlling it, but it never sticks. More times than not you'll find a container of Moose Tracks in my freezer.
Favorite way to spend a Sunday afternoon: I was raised in the heart of Packer country, so during football season you'll find me glued to the couch enjoying a Packers victory.
On a scale of 1-10 how cool am I: 9.5. It's widely known that I introduced the trend of wearing baseball caps backwards to eastern Wisconsin.
Favorite race to run: Fifteen's 5K, the race finishes right near home plate at Target Field.
Three things you can always find in my fridge: Low-Fat string cheese, eggs, and a carafe (or two!) of chilled coffee.
Favorite way to spend a Sunday afternoon: Snuggle time with my dog Harmony Killebrew while watching a Twins game.