Runner Profile

Runner Profile: Sharon Morton

By: Robert "RJ" Jones

Name: Sharon Morton
Town: Cornish, NH

Where are you from originally and what brought you to this area?
I am from Lake Arrowhead, California. We moved here to slow down a bit

What do you do professionally?
Stay at home Mom

How long have you been running?
10 years on and off

How long have you been running competitively?
10 years on and off 

Why do you run?
I run because it is fun!

Recent memorable moment while running?
Running a 5k with my daughter

Best athletic accomplishment and why?
Finishing the LA marathon twice. Also finishing a triathlon

If you like to race, notable race moment? OR most memorable race?
The LA marathon was my most memorable race

Cross training activities? 
Biking and swimming but only when I am triathlon training

Any notable streaks or other unusual running events?

What made you start running?
It is a family tradition. Watching my Dad finish his first marathon at age 50 inspired me. 

Are your reasons for running now the same or different than the reason you first started?

Why did you join UVRC?
I would like to meet other runners

Ever run in a costume?
Once in a tutu

The only running shoe for me is ______________________. 
I am not picky

Ever been injured? How did it happen?
Just now with what may be plantar fasciitis

What is your favorite race?
Not sure yet

Favorite running book/film?
Don’t have one

How about favorite work out?
Speed runs

If you could run with anyone, who would be the person?
My husband, but he hates running

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