Marla Smith

IMG_20171118_090544Hometown: Priest River, ID / Spokane, WA

Current city/town: Portland, OR

Favorite event: Bloomsday 12K in Spokane, WA

PRs:
5K – 18:01
8K – 30:14
10K – 37:36
12K – 46:29
Half Marathon – 1:22:31
Marathon – 2:59:15

Proudest running moments: The most challenging thing I’ve done is ran every single day of my pregnancy, from the day I found out until the day I went into labor, I didn’t take a day off.

Favorite quote: “Your body doesn’t give up until your mind gives in.” I remind myself this when a work out or race is tough.

Favorite place to run: Alki Beach or any paved waterfront path.

Best running advice you’ve ever received: Relax, be thankful, and enjoy it.

Favorite post-race meal: Waffles with whipped cream and berries.

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