My name is Sarah! I have a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology, my ACSM Certified Personal Trainer certification, and I love exercise.
I began "my running journey" about 4 years ago when I wanted to lose my freshman 15 and began living a healthy lifestyle. In May 2010 I registered for my first race ever...the Rock n' Roll Half Marathon with my friend Michelle and her Dad. After that race I knew I had potential in this crazy sport of running. I may not always be the best one out there, but I give it my all and that is all you can ever do. I have had periods of increased fitness and periods where I had zero motivation. Which brings me to where I am now in my running "journey", after Shamrock 2013 I was demotivated and out of "shape".
After a group run I contacted Dennis Welch hoping he'd coach me and help me become a better, faster, and stronger runner. Well I didn't know what I was in for; Dennis has been coaching me for a year now and I am in the best shape of my life and am only getting stronger! Dennis and DWEP have helped encourage and support me through my ups and downs of life and training. DWEP is such an amazing group, we are all there for each other through thick and thin; I never understood the importance of quality group training until I met these people.
Since being back in the Hampton Roads area post college, I have had the opportunity to become a pusher for Team Hoyt VB and a Coach for NEW ENERGY POWER! I absolutely LOVE it! Being able to give back is amazing.
The following are blogs of fellow runners and friends!