Hi Salty Runners! I’m honored and excited to be on the Salty team. I’m 39, living in Berlin, Germany with my four year-old son, my husband, and two cranky middle-aged cats. When I’m not playing hide and seek, building with Duplos, or working as a university department administrator, I run. Sometimes in the park near my house in the city, sometimes through 18th- and 19th-century classical landscapes and along the river in Potsdam, and sometimes in the Grunewald, the big forest park in Berlin.
I’ve been running basically forever. My dad claims I ran a mile around the local track with him when I was five. I don’t remember that, but I do remember being 12 and really wanting to run. So I did. I joined the middle-school cross country team and thus began an almost ten-year period of running too fast all the time and then wondering why my race times never really improved. Seriously!
I’m faster now than I was in college, and it’s all down to the magic of running mostly slow and occasionally fast. Well, plus a few minor details like eating and sleeping enough. Read more >>