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HOW THEY MET:
When Tony was stationed in the Navy, they were introduced by a mutual friend.
Tony and Jessica have been together for 22 years and have two daughters.
HOW THEY STAY FIT TOGETHER:
Tony and Jessica recently got into trail running last year and love to go on long runs together. They also enjoy kayaking.
HOW THEY INSPIRE EACH OTHER TO STAY ACTIVE:
They love being active and trying new adventures together. Tony encourages Jessica by reminding her to celebrate all her fitness wins, big and small. Jessica is present at all of Tony’s races and is supportive of all his fitness aspirations.
THEIR GREATEST STRENGTHS:
Tony describes Jessica as a fierce competitor who never gives up, while Jessica says that Tony makes taking on new challenges easy because he’s so creative and outgoing.
PROUDEST FITNESS ACCOMPLISHMENT:
The Sperrys just got into trail running last year and already have impressive achievements under their belt. At Big Hill Pond’s Walking Tall Trail Race last year, Tony completed his first 50K and Jessica finished her first 25K.
BEST PIECE OF WELLNESS ADVICE:
Tony and Jessica say the key to success in the fitness space is finding like-minded people to support your goals and offer encouragement. They recommend trying new things and never underestimating what you’re capable of.
Tony is focused on completing his first 50-mile run, and Jessica is excited to try more challenging races.
By Lucy Modzelewski
Photo by Tindall Stephens