Meet RUNColumbus team member Helena Marshall. Helena is married to Andy and they have a two-year-old daughter Adrianna. Helena loves Christmas and everything about it. Her goal for 2022 is to run a sub-30 minute 5K, and her long-term goal is to run a half marathon in all 50 states.
Why/when did you start running? I started running as a way to work out with my then-boyfriend, Andy, back in college. We ran my first 5k together and I was hooked! Ten years later I keep running and he has no interest in anything other than being my cheerleader.
What is your favorite aspect(s) of running? The feeling of accomplishment after and run and the positive community.
What excites you about being part of the RUNColumbus Race Series and Team? I look forward to running some races I never thought I would sign up for.