Megan Houlihan

Hometown: Portland, Oregonhike

Current city/town: Just moved back to Portland in September from Anchorage, Alaska

Favorite event: Half marathon

Half Marathon – 1:29:44
Marathon – 3:25:08

Proudest running moments: Finishing the Boston Marathon with my sister, who was 4 months pregnant at the time

Favorite quote: “Souls are like athletes, that need opponents worthy of them, if they are to be tried and extended and pushed to the full use of their powers, and rewarded according to their capacity.” – Thomas Merton, The Seven Story Mountain

Favorite place to run: Coastal trail in Anchorage

Best running advice you’ve ever received: Run your own race – St. Mary’s Academy track coach

Favorite post-race meal: Anything my dad puts on the grill