42, Plastic Surgeon at Plastic Surgery Group of Memphis

FAMILY: Husband and 19-month-old son, Caldwell PROUDEST MOMENT: Qualifying for and running the Boston Marathon in 2015 and 2016.

MOST MEMORABLE RACE: My husband and I had a Wedding Day 5K the morning of our wedding, complete with race bibs and age group prizes. Everyone invited to the wedding was invited to the “race”. It was the perfect way to start our celebration.

MOTIVATION: I run so I don’t feel guilty about eating carbs. I love carbs!

UP NEXT: I’m running St. Jude Memphis Marathon with my husband.

MUST-HAVE GEAR: Can’t live without my Garmin watch.

I LOVE RUNNING: It is stress relief. I get to spend alone time with my husband.

ON MY PLAYLIST: Podcast Armchair Expert

BUCKET LIST: Completing the Abbott World Marathon Majors (Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago, New York).

SPEED BUMPS: While I feel strong after having a baby last year, finding time to get out and run with a toddler at home is challenging. Pushing a stroller is hard!

BEST EATS: Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen—the AM Breakfast

PET PEEVE: People who don’t share the path/sidewalk

INDULGENCE: Craft beer

Photo by Tindall Stephens