Congrats to the February Ultimate Fit Runner of the Month, Victoria Martin! Here is more on Victoria:
"I have been married for 28 years. I have a daughter and son. I am a retired teacher having taught for 34 years. I was born, raised and still live in Gibson County in a small community called Snake Run."
What motivates you to run/walk?
First my health then second the camaraderie of other participants.
How many races have you participated in?
What age did you start running/walking for fun & competitively?
60 years old
Favorite place to run/walk?
Friedman Park, Newburgh IN
Favorite local race?
Columbia Chilly Hilly 5k
Favorite race outside of the Tri-State?
Indianapolis Colts 5k
Farthest you have traveled to do a race?
Favorite race distance?
Favorite race memory?
Finishing on the 50 yard line in Lucas Oil Stadium
Funniest race memory?
I was the second female finisher, but there were only 15 runners.
Craziest thing you saw at or during a race?
A herd of deer running along the path.
Favorite pre & post-race meal/drink?
Pre race bananas
post race donuts
What is your favorite brand of running shoe?
How many miles do you run/walk a week?
10 to 12 miles
What are your future goals for running/walking?
I want to continue to running for as long as my health permits.
Favorite time of day to run?
Early morning just as the sun is rising.
Favorite weather to run in?
35 to 40 degrees
Music or no music?
I enjoy listening to music as I run.
Brandon L. Barrett