I started running later in life after a major illness made me realize that life is too short to not seek adventure and pursue your dreams. Initially starting with marathons, I worked my way up to ultra distance event and in 2015 burst on the national ultrarunning scene with podium finishes at several competitive races and USATF National Championships. Since then, I have racked up wins at the American River 50 mile, Squamish 50/50 and a top 10 finish at the Western States 100 mile. I’m driven by a passion for challenge and love of nature racing all terrains, all distances and always looking for a new adventure. I have a MD and a PhD and am currently training at Stanford Medical Center as Sport Medicine Radiologist.
CAREER RUNNING HIGHLIGHTS:
- 9th Western States 100 mile 2016
- 1st American River 50 mile 2016
- 1st Squamish 50/50 2016
- 2nd USATF 100k Trail National Championship 2016
- 3rd USATF 50 mile Road National Championship 2015
- 2nd Gorge Waterfalls 100k
- 1015 Marathon PR 2:35
WHY TEAM OS1st?
As a physician, scientist and endurance athlete, I know that consistent training and recovery are vital to success. As a leader in medical grade compression and bracing, OS1st supports me in achieving both of these goals. OS1st products are FDA registered medical devices and held to rigorous standards, maintaining a technology and quality I trust. I have extensively used the FS6 and DS6 foot sleeves in the recovery phase and early return to running from plantar fasciitis
“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi