Congrats to the August Ultimate Fit Runner of the Month, Madison Rahschulte. Although she is from Lawrenceburg, she is no stranger to Tri-State road races. Madison completed her goal of running a race in all 92 Indiana counties in June! For those who would like to hear more about her story, she will be a guest speaker at the Tri-State Fitness Rewards Banquet Presented by Ultimate Fit in January 2019. Until then, here is a bit more on Madison and also please click the button below to see her complete list of races ran in!
Provide a few sentences about yourself
I am 13 years old and I live in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. I attend St. Lawrence School and will be going into the 8th grade.
What motivates you to run/walk?
How many races have you participated in? (Estimate if needed)
167 (as of 7/15/18)
What age did you start running/walking for fun & competitively?
Started running at 8 for fun and competitively at 9 years old.
Favorite place to run/walk?
Local park by our house
Favorite local race?
Brookville, Indiana (part of our local circuit)
Favorite race outside of the Tri-State?
My favorite so far has been Run the Ravine in Reelsville, Indiana. This was a fun trail race.
Farthest you have traveled to do a race?
I have ran races while in Tennessee, Montana, and Florida while on vacation. But the furthest that I have traveled specifically for a race is about 4 hours (within the state of Indiana).
Favorite race distance?
My favorite races right now are 5Ks, but I have ran 10Ks and a 15K.
Favorite race memory?
Me and this guy (Lester from the county Turkey) went out really fast during a race (there was a 5K and a 10K). We didn’t notice that we missed the first turn on the course for the 5K, but continued following the arrows on the road. We didn’t know they were for the 10K. Police were blocking the roads and volunteers were at the corners of the streets so we didn’t think there were any problems until we were about 3 miles in and we weren’t close to the start/finish line. So, we ended up finishing the race….and, we ended up 1st male/female of the race.
Funniest race memory?
I am relatively small and only 13 years old. So, I often get told to move to the back of the line when the race is getting ready to start. (With 57 overall female race wins, I know stay towards the front.)
Favorite pre & post-race meal/drink?
Bananas and water
How many miles do you run/walk a week?
Favorite time of day to run?
Early in the morning or late at night
Favorite weather to run in?
Cool or warm with a breeze
Music or no music?
Brandon L. Barrett