Athlete Spotlight – Michelle Baxter!
|Yep, Alaska 🙂|
|Winning the Kenai marathon in 3:17 in 2013!|
ever be satisfied with a certain time; I will always try to keep pushing to run
for Boston. I finally did in 2012 and ran the Boston Marathon in 2013.
big goal is to break 3 hours in the marathon. I know I have a ways to go, so
this is definitely my “dream big” goal!
ultra or any trail races, which are not my cup of tea.) I love running and
racing period, so whatever the distance, I’ll do it. I feel like I’m a little
big strong on the “mid-distances”—10K, half-marathon.
a lot of untapped potential.
TV or movies I am usually doing something around the house: baking, cooking,
cleaning, etc. I enjoy these things. I also enjoy spending time with my
|Michelle with Craig, her husband, and faithful friend Sadie!|
What would you do if you had an unscheduled day of vacation?
Sleep in until 7 a.m. just as the sun is just starting to rise; get up and check e-mail/Fb; get ready for my run; go for a run in the daylight and warmth of the day; come back and stretch, foam roll, and have breakfast. After getting ready, Craig and I would take our dog to the dog park and there would be no snow on the ground. Then we would go shopping and find too-good-to-be-true deals. We’d make dinner at home and then watch a movie at home as well.
Do you have a favorite shoe brand, model?
past 1.5 years, but prior to that I have run in all sorts of brand: Asics,
miss my family terribly and wish I could move back there. I taught physical education
for a few years but it wasn’t my forte so moved on to other things.
and I have been married for 5.5 years. We just bought a house in August and
adopted a black lab /pit bull dog. Her name was Sandy, but we changed it to
Sadie because we could never remember Sandy and didn’t care for the name