Our Team Members

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Rich

Rich

Rich

 I starting running in the 5th Grade. Ran XC and Track throughout middle school and high school. Also, ran track in college at SIUE. After college, I started to run Halfs & /Fulls. After a few years, I put running on pause and put life as top priority. Five years ago, I decided to get back into running shape. Two years ago I started to run Ultras as a new challenge and a break from road running. Today, I run 5-6 times a week and run multiple races a year. 


Position:  Owner / Lead Timer

Joined Final Lap: Started in 2012

Goal for the year: To Boston qualify

Favorite Race: Antelope Canyon 50 Miler

Pre-race breakfast: Oatmeal

Post-race treat: Beer

Bucket Races: Pike Peak Marathon, Western States, New York City Marathon

Favorite Running Mantra/quote: "If you never challenge yourself, you will never truly know what you are capable of doing"

Solo or group runner:  Group runner 

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Josh

Rich

Rich

 I’ve been running since I was a kid. I grew up with a coach as a dad and ran through high school and college.  I continue to run to this day.  I have a pretty full life with 5 kids and an amazing girlfriend that supports a lot of my crazy running. 


 





Position:  Lead Timer

Joined Final Lap: 2018

Goal for the year:  Break 3 hours for a marathon

Favorite Race: Boston Marathon

Favorite shoe: Brooks

Favorite song:  Anything mellow

Favorite book: Once a Runner

Favorite thing about running: clears my mind and my soul

Pre-race breakfast: Peanut butter bagel and banana for a marathon. Anything out the door for a 5k

Post-race treat:  Burger and Beer...what else

Solo or group runner:  Solo runner

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Sally

Sally

Sally

 I didn’t start running until my youngest was 3 and my friend said “Hey let’s run a half marathon!”  I’m a teacher, cross country coach, Girls on the Run coach, mother and girlfriend.  My life is crazy busy at times but I still find time to get my run in...to keep me sane!! 


 

Position:  Media Coordinator / Assistant Timer

Joined Final Lap: 2020

Goal for the year:  Beat my last marathon time :) 

Favorite Race:  Indy Night Trail Race

Favorite shoe: Brooks

Favorite fuel:  Chia Huma gel- Apple Cinnamon or Mocha :)  

Favorite song:  I have a wide variety of music on my running playlist :) 

Favorite thing about running: It keeps me focused on my health and helps with the stress of life.

Favorite Running Mantra/Qoute:   Let us run the race that is set before us with endurance. Hebrews 12:13

Pre-race breakfast: Uh...whatever Josh makes me eat :)

Post-race treat:  Chocolate milk :) 

then Beer

Solo or group runner:  Group runner for sure!!! I LOVE company 

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Kris

Sally

Sally

Self made runner. I started running after I had kids and got hooked. I got into coaching (track & cross country) and it snowballed from there. I've done everything from 5ks to marathons, relays, triathlons. 




Position:  Assistant Timer

Joined Final Lap: 2016

Goal for the year:   To get healthy enough to get back to racing 

Favorite Race:   Route 66 10K! It's always a challenge, you never know what the weather will be like! The spirit stations are a HUGE help! And Metro Milers do such a great job of hosting! 

Favorite shoe:  Hoka Bondi 

Favorite fuel:   Huma gel- Apples & Cinnamon 

Favorite song:   Lose Yourself- Eminem

Bucket List Races:  Disney marathon, Brooklyn marathon, & of course- BOSTON!   

Favorite Running Mantra/Qoute:    This is not the hardest thing you'll ever do! 

Pre-race breakfast:  Clif bar 

Post-race treat:  Ice Cream

Solo or group runner:  Group runner