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updated 11/16/04


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Suzane Beste5/7/04
Christine Brighton2/12/04
Jennifer DeRego2/16/04
Becca Doane2/12/04
Kim Fitchen-Young11/16/04
Katie Fontana2/15/04
Sara Gigliotti1/31/04
Liz Fagan Gottlieb1/19/04
Michelle Hannaford1/30/04
Katy Hollbacher2/18/04
Becky Kriege1/21/04
Kathryn Krieger1/16/04
Flora J Lee1/21/04
Magdalena LewyBoulet2/12/04
Shelly Pierson2/07/04
Karen Ribble1/12/04
Melissa Sudan1/28/04
Magdalena Visser2/12/04
Johanna Wans3/28/04
Stacey Worthen1/21/04
Ramona Young2/16/04

Suzane Beste 5/7/04 Birth Date: 03/29/66 Birth place: long beach,ca Resident City: mountain view Club: wvtc Education: B.A.S., UC Davis Job: engineer/Mom Years Running: 30 High school: Acalanes High School HS Running: School records in 1 mile (5:01) and 800 meters (2:11:49) College: University of California at Davis College Running: 2 time All American in Cross Country NCAC Athlete of the Year UCD Most Valuable Athlete Personal Bests: 800 meters 2:10 Mile: 5:01 at Meet of Champions 1982 10K: 37:07 at Heritage Oaks 10K 2003 Half Marathon: 1:23 at Humboldt 2003 Marathon: 2:57 at Napa Marathon 2004 Other Time: 2:10 800 Meters Awards/Honors: 2 time All American in Cross Country NCAC Athlete of the Year UCD Most Valuable Athlete Natl Mets: I have attended 4 Division II Nationals races (3 for cross country and one for track) Grand Prix Races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran once, 63:14 for 12th 2004 Across the Bay 12K: ran once HP 10K: ran twice, 37:52 for 9th 2004 Zippy 5K: ran twice, 18:19 for 5th 2003 Shriners 8K: ran once, 31:15 for 19th 2001 Fleet Feet Mile: ran once, 5:22 for 17th 2003 Heritage Oaks 10K: ran once, 37:07 for 18th 2003 Humboldt Half: ran twice, 1:23:34 for 6th 2004 Cal Internl Marathon: ran once, 3:05 for 23rd 2003 Top Races: 2nd place finish in the Napa Marathon 10k PR at the Heritage Oaks 10k Accomplishments: All of my PRs over 10k distance were after 2 kids! Favorite Races: Humboldt 1/2 marathon Heritage Oaks 10k Napa Marathon

Christine Brighton 2/12/04 Birth Date: 07/09/66 Birth place: Massachuetts Resident City: Walnut Creek Club: Hoy's Excelsior/ Saucony Education: Masters Degree Job: Occupational Therapist High school: Concord-Carlise High School HS Running: All State Invitational in 3000 m - 10:25 College: Springfield College College Running: All American Division II 3000M - 9:45 Personal Records: 5K: 17:36 at Danville 5K 1999 10K: 35:02 at Magma Utah 1998 Half Marathon: 1:20 at Moab 1/2 2000 Marathon: 2:45 at Grandma's Marathon 1999 Natl Meets: Women's Olympic Marathon Trials 2000 Grand Prix Races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran twice, 63:00 2001 Across the Bay 12K: ran once, 46:15 for 9th 2002 HP 10K: ran twice, 36:54 for 11th 2002 Big Sur 5K: ran twice, 18:13 for 9th 2002 Zippy 5K: ran once, 18:21 for 8th 2002 Pac Sun 10K: ran 3 times, 36:52 for 11th 2002 Shriners 8K: ran twice, 29:16 for 9th 2003 Fleet Feet Mile: ran twice, 5:22 for 15th 2003 Jamba Juice 5K: ran twice, 18:20 for 8th 2003 Humboldt Half: ran twice, 1:22:00 for 2nd 2001 Clarksburg 30K: ran twice, 2:02:00 for 2nd 2002 Top Races: Grandma's Marathon 1999 2:45:06 Houlihans 46:57 Lilac Bloomsday 12K 46:14

Jennifer DeRego 2/16/04 Birth Date: 11/13/79 Birth place: Hanford, CA Resident City: Arroyo Grande Club: Aggies Education: B.S. Kinesiology, Cal Poly, SLO Job: Teacher Years Running: 7 High school: Sonora High School, Sonora, CA HS Running: Won league XC title Qualified at CIF section for CA.state XCmeet Finished top 20 at State XC Meet Wone league title in 1600m & 3200m Finished top 5 at Section meet in 3200m Broke 8 school records in XC School Record holder in 3200m College: California Polytechnic State Univ. S.L.O College Running: Won Conference title in XC Won 10k Conference title and qualified for Nationals in 10k. Team Capt. for XC team. Led the womens distance team in track. Personal Records: Mile: 5:05 at Wolfpack Invit. 2001 1500: 4:39 at Fresno Invit. 2001 5K: 17:01 at Conference Championships 2001 10K: 34:50 at Conf. Champs 2001 Half Marathon: 1:16 at Americas Finest City Half 2001 Marathon: 2:45 at CIM 2003 Natl Meets: Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifier, 12/2003 Grand Prix Races: Big Sur 5K: ran once, 17:46 for 1st 2003 Pac Sun 10K: ran once, 35:37 for 2nd 2003 Shriners 8K: ran once, 28:26 for 3rd 2003 Heritage Oaks 10K: ran twice, 34:55 for 4th 2001 Humboldt Half: ran once, 1:17:10 for 1st 2003 Clarksburg 30K: ran once, 1:55:23 for 1st 2003 Cal Internl Marathon: ran once, 2:45:26 for 6th 2003 Goals: My goals for running are to become a solid runner and improve my times to be able to race competitive with others in the world. Favorite Races: Some of my favorite races include the AFC half marathon, the Rascal Creek 10k, the Big Sur 5k, the Mattapoisset 5miler, and of course the Los Osos Junefest & Octoberfest runs. Hobbies: Besides running, I love to travel, be creative in the kitchen, do many kinds of artsy/crafty projects,& hang out with my friends and family.

Becca Doane 2/12/04 Birth Date: 00/00/66 Birthplace: Massachusetts Resident City: Oakland Club: Impalas Education: never ending... Job: physician Years Running: ~20 High school: Evergreen HS Running: Placed in State Meet all years. Best event 400m Most fun: winning state 4 x 100m relay College: Dartmouth College Running: 500m and 600 yard records, 4 x 400m and 4 x 200m records Grand Prix Races: BigSur 5K: ran once, 18:47 2003 Zippy 5K: ran once, 18:27 2003 PacSun 10K: ran once 38:49 2003 Shriners 8K: ran once 29:55 2003 Jamba Juice 5K: ran once, 18:39 2003 Heritage Oaks 10K: ran once, 37:49 2003 Injuries/Obstacles: I've had 6 mo to 6 years intervals w/o running, so feel lucky to have resumed running the past few years. I still wish I'd manage more time running, less time working! Top Races: Heritage Oaks 2003 Camp Pendleton Duathlon 1996,97,99: 1st mtn bike Imperial Beach Duathlon 1999: 1st Dannon Duathlon 2001: 1st Co-Ed Team Arturo Barrios 10K, 2001: 4th Goals: still hoping for a semblance of balance! Role Model: Bob Kempainen and Frank Powers- both managed burly running careers, despite going on to become physicians. Anyone with full time job and life commitments, who continues to train! Favorite Races: any duathlon Hobbies: skiing, mtn biking

Kim Fitchen-Young 11/16/04 BirthDate: 09/03/68 Birthplace: SJ, CA ResidentCity: Santa Cruz Club: Education: pre med UCSB '90 Job: professional athlete YearsRunning: 9 Highschool: Lynbrook HSRunning: College: UCSB CollegeRunning: Mile: 4:42, workout, 2000 1500: 4:21, Stanford, 2000 5K: 15:39, Mt SAC, 2002 10K: 32:14, MT SAC, 2002 HalfM: 1:12, San Diego, 2002 Marathon: 2:38, NY, 2002 Other: 31:19, Warf to Warf 6 Mile, 2003 Other: 37:27, Falmouth 7.1 Mile, 2002 Other: 40:20 Bay 2 Breakers 12K, 2003 Awards/Honors: 1999 Roads Scholar Natl Awards: Olympic Trials 10k & marathon 2004, 5K & 10k 2000/Nationals 10K 1999-2004 Intl Awards: World Champs 1/2 M New Delhi 2004 (35th)/World XC Portugal 2000 team bronze medalist scorer/Pan Am 10k Dom Rep 2003 4th/Goodwill Games 10K AUS 2001 9th/Ekiden relays in 1999 for Chiba, Yokohama, & Beijing Clarksburg: Ran once, 1:50:25, 2004 for 1st Running/training: overtrained in spring-summer 2004, fatigued and anemic, recovering well Accomplishments: Usatf "athlete of the week" Spring 2001/ Farm team captain 1998-2000/ Fall XC national champion 2000/ ranked #3 in 10,000 2001-2002, 5th in 2003 Other Accomplishments: Camps Marathon 2005,2007/olympic marathon 2008 Role Models: Jeff Johnson, Paula Radcliffe Favorite Races: Wharf to Wharf, Falmouth, Bay to Breakers, NYC marathon, USA track nationals, X-Country Hobbies: outdoors (beach, ocean-scuba-diving/and hiking in Lake Tahoe and Mammoth), spending time with family, husband Paul, and pets Jake and joJo

Katie Fontana 02/15/04 Birth Date: 03/20/78 Birth place: Napa, CA Resident City: Sacramento Club: New Balance Pacific Education: BS, Kinesiology - CSU, Sacramento Job: Middle School Teacher YearsRunning: 11 High school: Napa High School HS Running: XC: All-League in '94 and '95 State meet qualifier in '94 and '95 Track: League champ in 3200 m ('96) Section finalist in 3200 ('95 and '96) College: CSU, Sacramento College Running: Nothing big. Won a few XC invitationals and track races. The thing I remember the best about college was having a lot of injuries. Personal Records: Mile: 5:12 at High School League Meet 1996 1500: 4:40 at Track Invite at CSUS 2002 5K: 17:36 at Big Sky Championships 2000 10K: 35:14 at Run to Feed the Hungry 2003 Grand Prix Races: Zippy 5K: ran once, 17:46 for 4th 2002 Jamba Juice 5K: ran once, 17:38 for 6th 2003 Top Races: Run to Feed the hungry 10K - 35:14 3rd place (03) Bridge to Bridge 7K - 25:27 - 1st place (03) Zoo Zoom 5K - 17:39 - 1st place (03) Goals: Break 35:00 for 10K Break 17:00 for 5K Favorite Races: Run to Feed the Hungry 10K Hobbies: Recently started doing yoga/pilates.

Sara Gigliotti 1/31/04 Birth Date: 04/18/74 Birth place: Seattle, WA Resident City: San Francisco, CA Club: Impala Racing Team Education: M.A. & B.S. from University of San Francisco Job: Years Running: 15 High school: Davenport High School, Davenport, WA HS Running: participant on first DHS cross-country team College: University of San Francisco College Running: 3 yrs. cross country: West Coast Conference All-Academic teams, team captain senior year, 2 time participant in NCAA Western Regional Championships Personal Records: Mile: 5:50 at Fleet Feet Capital Mile 2002 5K: 18:37 at Christmas Classic 2003 10K: 38:59 at Heritage Oaks 10K 2003 Half Marathon: 1:26 at Humboldt 2003 Marathon: 3:05 at Chicago Marathon 2002 Other: 64:41 Dipsea (7.1m) 2003 Grand Prix Races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran twice, 65:42 for 29th 2004 Across the Bay 12K: ran 4 times, 46:40 for 20th 2003 HP 10K: ran twice, 40:37 for 24th 2003 BigSur 5K: ran twice, 19:33 for 27th 2002 Zippy 5K: ran twice, 19:12 2002, 31st 2001 Pac Sun 10K: ran 3 times, 39:55 for 25th 2003 Shriners 8K, ran twice, 31:30 for 21st 2003 Fleet Feet Mile: ran once, 5:50 for 31st 2002 Jamba Juice 5K: ran 3 times, 19:04 2003, 17th 2002 Heritage Oaks 10K: ran twice, 38:59 for 26th 2003 Humboldt Half: ran twice, 1:26:55 for 12th 2003 Clarksburg 30K: ran once, 2:10:19 for 13th 2003 Cal Internl Marathon: ran twice, 3:10:45 for 24th 2001 Injuries/obstacles: Most recent obstacle: 20-30mph headwinds from mile 17-on at the 2004 Las Vegas Marathon, when on pace for sub-3 hour marathon to that point. Other Accomplishments: Led City of San Francisco's women's team to victory in SF Corporate Challenge past 2 years; traveled to Corporate Challenge Championships in NYC and team was 2nd in 2002 and 10th in 2003. In 2002 traveled to Osaka, Japan to represent San Francisco in the Osaka City Half Marathon, an event that has a sister-city relationship element. Have run on Hood to Coast coed open relay teams 4 straight years; typically finish in top 10 in division. Other accomplishments: first triathlon in 2003 Goals: To have a great race at the Boston Marathon on my birthday in 2005. To qualify for the Olympic Marathon Trials for 2008 and/or 2012. To continue lowering all other race times. Role Models: My teammates: the women that I run with every day that successfully balance running fast with other aspects of life. Favorite Races: For course beauty: Run for the Seals (Marin), Big Sur 5K, the Dipsea. In college I enjoyed the Mills College cross country course and the "old" Golden Gate Park 5K xc course. Hobbies: Giants & Yankees baseball, reading, movies

Liz Fagan Gottlieb 1/19/04 Birth Date: 08/02/75 Birth place: New Britain, CT Resident City: San Rafael, CA Club: Impala (social tamalpa memb) Education: College, Graduate school Job: Teacher (Biology, Env. Justice), Dean, Coach Years Running: 14 High school: Mercy High School HS Running: All State Runner (CT) All New England Runner College: Colby College College Running: All State Runner Maine State Champion XC All New England Runner Ran @ XC Nationals 3 seasons Personal Records: Mile: 5:04 at Long Beach All Comers, 1998 1500: 4:43 at So Cal All Comers, 1998 5K: 18:00 at Bates College Indoor Track, 1996 10K: 37:30 at CT 10K, 2001 Half Marathon: 1:25 at Humboldt, 1998 Marathon: 3:05 at Napa Marathon, 2001 Other: 10:12 3K at L.B. All Comers, 1998 Grand Prix Races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran 3 times, 13th 2002, 63:19, 2001 Across the Bay 12K: ran twice, 45:56 for 13th, 2003 HP 19K: ran twice BigSur 5K: ran 3 times, 18:38 for 9th, 2001 Zippy 5K: ran twice, 18:31 for 18th, 2002 Pac Sun 10K: ran twice, 38:05 for 12th, 2002 Shriners 8K: ran twice, 29:46 for 14th, 2002 Fleet Feet Mile: ran twice, 5:24 for 12th, 2001 Jamba Juice 5K: ran 3 times, 18:17 for 6th, 2001 Heritage Oaks 10K: ran twice, 37:44 for 21st, 2002 Humboldt Half: ran twice, 1:25 for 13th, 2002 Top Races: Dipsea race, 59:56, 12th overall, 2002 Quad Dipsea, 4: 44: 33, 13th overall, 2004 Way Too Cool 50k, 4:02:43, 18th overall, 2003 Accomplishments: Love coaching high school xc and track and field at Marin Academy, San Rafael, CA Other Accomplishments: Trail running with tamalpa runners is always an adventure!!! Goals: Focus on speed 5k and under (spring) Late spring-early fall (xc, trail running, Dipsea) Break 3 in the marathon Role Models: bob fagan, linda somers smith, joan benoit, shirley matson, frank ruona, john hastings, joe & bev heffernan, debbie aitken, jay hartshorn, bill rogers Favorite Races: presidio xc race, empire xc race, dipsea, way too cool, big sur 5k, manchester road race (CT)

Michelle Hannaford 1/30/04 Birth Date: 10/01/70 Birth place: Orange, CA Resident City: Igo, CA Club: Impalas Education: B.S.,M.S.,P.E. Mechanical Engineering Job: Mechanical Engineer Years Running: 23 High school: Fountain Valley HS Running: CIF cross country and track College: UCSD undergrad, UCI grad school College Running: NCAA DIII All-American Cross Country, 5k Track, 10k Track; Team Captain; MVP. Personal Records: 5K: 17:14 NCAA DIII track nationals 1990 10K: 35:30 NCAA DIII track nationals 1990 Marathon: 2:46 Tucson Marathon 2003 Awards/Honors: 1st place Female PAUSATF LDR Grand Prix 2003; 2nd place Female PAUSATF LDR Grand Prix 2000; 2nd place Female PAUSATF Cross Country Grand Prix 2001 & 2002; 1st place Overall Female at Tucson Marathon, AZ, 2003; 1st place Overall Female at Wild Wild West Trail Marathon, Mt. Whitney, Lone Pine, CA, 1998; Fastest Female at Dipsea, 2002 & 2003. National Meets: 2004 Olympic Trails Women's Marathon Grand Prix Races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran 3 times, 1:01:30 2004 Nor Cal 10: ran once, 1:02 2003 Across the Bay 12K: ran 3 times, 44:32 2003 BigSur 5K: ran 4 times: 17:50 1998 Shriners 8K: ran 3 times, 29:50 2003 Fleet Feet Mile: ran 4 times, 5:16 2001 Jamba Juice 5K: ran twice, 17:59 2001 Heritage Oaks 10K: ran twice, 36:45 2002 Humboldt Half: ran 4 times, 1:21:40 2001 Clarksburg 30K: ran 4 times, 1:59:20 2001 Cal Internl Marathon: ran 3 times, 2:52:58 1998 Injuries: Prone to excessive shin splints and stress fractures from over-pronation. Top Races: Tucson Marathon, 2003, 2:46:30, 1st place female. Accomplishments: Coaching at Shasta Community College in Redding, CA Other Accomplishments: Race Director for the Shasta BigFoot, Donner Lake High Sierra, and Whiskeyman OffRoad Triathlons. Goals: Compete in the Hawaii Ironman when I'm retired from my engineering career. Role Model: Ingrid Kristiansen - No other runner in history, male or female, has held World Records for the 5k, 10k, 15k, half marathon and marathon concurrently. Favorite Races: Dipsea and Bay To Breakers Centipede Team Hobbies: Mountain biking, snowshoeing, offroad triathlons.

Katy Hollbacher 2/18/04 Birth Date: 12/02/74 Birth place: Petoskey, MI Resident City: San Francisco, CA Club: TranSports adidas Education: ME Structural Engineering, U. of Michigan Job: Green Building Consultant Years Running: 14 High school: Petoskey HS, Petoskey, MI HS Running: Varsity Cross Country 1990-1991: Regional Champion 1990, 1991 Undefeated until State Meet, 1991 All-State 1991 Varsity Track 1990-1992: 3200M Relay State Champions 1991 (State Record) 1600M Runner-Up 1992 (4:58) 3200M State Champion 1992 (10:55) 1 Mile Champion, Midwest Meet of Champions 1992 (5:00) 2 Mile- 7th, Int'l Keebler Inv. 1992 (10:50) College: U. of Michigan College Running: Varsity Cross Country 1992-1995: Big 10 Champions 1992-1994 All-District, All-Michigan, Academic All-American, Acadamic All-Big 10 Varsity Indoor Track 1993-1996, Outdoor Track 1993-1994, 1996-1997: All-Big 10, 1996 10,000M NCAA Div.I Provisional Qualifier, 1997 Academic All-Big 10 Personal Records: Mile: 4:57 at EMU Invitational 1994 5K: 17:00 at Raleigh Relays 1995 10K: 35:28 at Penn Relays 1997 Half Marathon: 1:20 at San Francisco 1/2 Mar. Marathon: 2:47 at Chicago Marathon 2003 Other: 1:00 10M at Cal 10 2004 Awards/Honors: 1994: National Cross Country Coaches All-Academic Team Natl Meets: US Olympic Marathon Trials, 2000 & 2004 Intl Meets: 2nd in US Junior World Cross Country Trials, 1993 Competed on World team in Amorobieta, Spain Grand Prix Races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran 4 times, 1:00:02 for 4th 2004 Across the Bay 12K: ran 4 times, 47:02 for 15th 2000 Big Sur 5K ran once, 19:18 for 21st 2000 Zippy 5K: ran twice, 18:29 for 17th 2002 Pac Sun 10K: ran once, 37:57 for 11th 2002 Shriners 8K: ran once, 30:09 for 12th 2001 Jamba Juice 5K: ran twice, 17:53 for 4th 2000 Heritage Oaks 10K: ran twice, 36:08 for 11th 2003 Humboldt Halr: ran 5 times, 1:21:01 for 4th 2000 Clarksburg 30K: ran 3 tims, 2:03:11 for 4th 2001 Cal Internl Marathon: ran twice, 2:59:36 for 12th 2001 Top Races: 2003 Snow King Hill Climb: 25:43, women's record Favorite Races: Cache Creek Trail Race, Jackson, Wyoming Mackinac Island 8 Mile, Michigan Humboldt Half Marathon

Becki Kriege 1/21/04 Birth Date: 09/15/66 Birth place: San Mateo, CA Resident City: San Jose, CA Club: WVJS Education: BA from UC Irvine; teaching credential San Jose St Job: reading teacher Years Running: 24 High school: Wilcox High School, Santa Clara , CA HS Running: All-League and All-CCS in cross country College: Foothill College & UC Irvine College Running: 3rd in JC 3000 meters state meet 1985 2nd in PCAA 10,000m conference meet 3rd in PCAA 5,000 m conference meet Personal Records: 5K: 17:16 at San Diego, 1988 10K: 35:34 at Mt SAC, 1988 Half Marathon: 1:19 at Humboldt, 1990 Marathon: 3:03 at CIM, 1995 Other: 59:50 10M at Cal 10, 1999 Grand Prix Races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran 10 times, 59:50, for 2nd, 1999 Across the Bay 12K: ran 10 times HP 10K: ran 4 times, 37:40, 2000 BigSur 5K: ran 3 times, 18:11, 1998 Zippy 5K: ran once, 18:40 Pac Sun 10K: ran 8 times, 36:35, 1999 Shriners 8K: ran 5 times, 29:25, 2003 Fleet Feet Mile: ran 6 times, 5:17, 1999 Heritage Oaks 10K: ran once, 36:55, 2003 Humboldt Half: ran twice, 1:19 1990, 1st 1989 Clarksburg 30K: ran twice, 2:06, 2003 Cal Internl Marathon: ran 3 times, 3:03, 1995 What got you started running?: I have a great group of people to workout with and this is what keeps me training even though my faster days are behind me. Goals: My goal is to have at least one more PR at some distance before I turn 40 in three years. Role Models: My role model for running has been my dad. Favorite Races: The Alameda 10k and Cal 10. Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, and watching Law & Order.

Kathryn Krieger 1/16/04 BirthDate: 02/20/69 Birthplace: San Luis Obispo, CA ResidentCity: San Francisco Club: Excelsior Education: B.A. Political Science, Cal Poly Job: Seeking YearsRunning: 5 Highschool: San Luis Obispo Sr. Hi. HSRunning: 1987 CIF SS Master's Champ - 800 1987 State Meet - 7th in 800 College: Cuesta Community/University of Georgia CollegeRunning: 1988 & 1989 State Champ - 1500 (Cuesta) 1989 State Champ - 3000 (Cuesta) UGA - dismal experince Personal Records: Mile: 4:59 at Capital Mile, 2003 1500: 4:30 in 1989 5K: 16:32 at Johnny Mathis Invite, 2003 10K: 33:40 at Cardinal Invite, 2003 Half Marathon: 1:16 at Humboldt, 2002 Marathon: 2:49 at CIM, 2001 Natl Meets: 2003 USATF Nationals 10,000 - 12th in 34:20 Grand Prix Races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran twice, 58:32 for 1st in 2003 Nor Cal 10: ran once, 1:00+ for 2nd in 2003 Across the Bay 12K: ran 3 times, 42:5? for 1st in 2003 HP 10K: ran twice, 35:00 for 1st in 2003 BigSur 5K ran once, 18:?? Zippy 5K ran twice, 18:?? Pac Sun 10K: ran 3 times, 35:16 for 1st 2003 Fleet Feet Mile: ran twice, 4:58.91 2003, 2nd 2002 Jamba Juice 5K: ram twice, 17:15 for 4th 2003 Heritage Oaks 10K: ran 3 times, 34:45 2002, 4th 2001 Humboldt Half: ran 3 times, 1L16:56 for 2nd 2002 Clarksburg 30K: ran 3 times, 1:59:?? for 3rd 2002 Cal Internl Marathon: ran once, 2:49:39 for 7th, 2001 Goals: Oly Trials in the 10,000. Stay healthy and happy in all areas of my life. Role Models: My friends Hobbies: I love my dogs! I'm a great cook.

Flora J Lee 1/21/04 Birth Date: 01/30/79 Birth place: Winfield, IL Resident City: San Francisco, CA Club: Impala Racing Team Education: BS in Management Info Systems U of IL in Champaign Job: Finance/IT Years Running: 10 High school: Hinsdale Central HS Running: Captain, 4th Place Team Finish, All State Runner, College: University of IL in Urbana-Champaign College Running: One year of collegiate Cross Country and Track. Personal Records: 5K: 18:30 at Zippy 5K, 2003 10K: 39:06 at HP 10K, 2003 Marathon: 2:59 at San Diego Rock n Roll, 2003 Other: 30:39 8K at Vertel's Turkey Trot - IL, 2002 Other: 1:04 10M at Nor Cal 10, 2003 Grand Prix Races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran once, 1:05:15 for 16th, 2003 Nor Cal 10: ran once, 1:04:30 for 10th, 2003 Across the Bay 12K: ran once, 46:35 for 18th, 2003 HP 10K: ran once, 39:06 for 18th, 2003 BigSur 5K: ran once, 18:46 for 6th, 2003 Zippy 5K: ran once, 18:30 for 10th, 2003 Pac Sun 10K: ran once, 39:25 for 20th, 2003 Jamba Juice 5K: ran twice, 19:01 for 22nd, 2002 Heritage Oaks 10K: ran once, 40:01 for 30th, 2003 Clarksburg 30K: ran once, 2:09:13 for 11th, 2003 Top Races: San Diego Rock N roll marathon, Boston Marathon Other adventures: I am also interested in adventure races. In 2003, I tried a Balance Bar adventure race in LA and a Muddy Buddy race in San Jose. This coming year, I want to get more involved and also try out triathlons as well. Role Model: Prefontaine Favorite Races: Boston Marathon, Chicago Marathon, Clarksburg 30K Hobbies: Snowboarding, traveling, backpacking, fine dining

Magdalena LewyBoulet 02/12/04 Birth Date: 08/01/73 Birth place: Jastrzebie, Poland Resident City: Oakland Club: Nike Farm Team Education: UC Berkeley 1997 Job: Research Associate Years Running: 12 High school: Lakewood High College: CAL Berkeley College Running: 1996 All American 5000m Personal Records: 1500: 4:23 at Stanford 1996 5K: 16:04 at NCAA 1997 10K: 32:41 at Stanford Invite 2003 Half Marathon: 1:13 at San Diego 1/2 Marathon 2004 Marathon: 2:31 at Pittsburg Marathon 2003 Natl Meets: US Nationals 02, 03, 04 2004 US Olympic marathon Trials Intl Meets: 2003 world Half Marathon Team Grand Prix Races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran twice, 55:37 for 1st 2004 Heritage Oaks 10K: ran twice, 33:43 2003, 2nd 2002 Humboldt Half: ran once, 1:15 for 1st 2002 Clarksburg 30K: ran once, 1:51 for 1st 2001 Cal Internl Marathon: ran once, 2:37 for 2nd 2001 Top Races: 2:31 2003 Pittsburgh Marathon 2nd place Goals: 2004 Olympic Team Role Models: TranSports owners, Jack Daniels and Tony Sandoval Favorite Races: Stanford Invite Hobbies: hiking the sierra nevada mountains

Shelly Pierson 02/07/04 Birth Date: 09/08/68 Birth place: Lompoc, CA Resident City: Walnut Creek Club: Excelsior Education: BS-Kinesiology, MS-Ex. Phys, MS Sports Psych Job: College Instructor Years Running: 23 High school: Lompoc High School HS Running: 2X member CIF SS Cahmpionship team Div II All CIF SS Cross Country All CIF SS Track College: Calif Polytechnic State University-SLO College Running: Member NCAA Div II National Championship team All-America Track, 3,000 Grand Prix Races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran 3 times, 61:42 for 5th 2003 Nor Cal 10: ran once, 63:24 2003 Across the Bay 12K: ran once, 45:16 2003 HP 10K: ran once, 37:40 2003 BigSur 5K: ran twice, 18:22 for 2nd 2003 Zippy 5K: ran twice, 18:36 2003 Pac Sun 10K: ran twice, 37:36 2003 Shriners 8K: ran twice, 29:47 2003 Fleet Feet Mile: ran once Jamba Juice 5K: ran once Heritage Oaks 10K: ran twice, 37:10 2002 Humboldt Half: ran twice, 1:22:28 2002 Clarksburg 30K: ran once Cal Internl Marathon: ran once, 2:59:40 2002 Top Races: I would have to say my best race in recent years was the Cal 10 in 03. After graduate school I took a break from running for 7 years and had kids and coached. Accomplishments: I had a successfull 5 years of coaching at Calyton Valley HS in COncord, CA. Goals: None at this time, other than to have fun with my running. Role Models: Meredith (Rainey) Valmon. I trained with her for two years while in graduate school. She taught me a lot about myself and who I could become if I wanted. Favorite Races: Humboldt half marathon

Karen Ribble 1/12/04 name: Karen Ribble BirthDate: 08/06/70 Birthplace: San Diego, CA ResidentCity: San Francisco Club: Impala Racing Team Education: University of California, Berkeley Job: Municipal Finance Professional YearsRunning: 20 Highschool: Willow Glen High School HS Running: Led team to State Cross Country meet in Fresno in 1987. Personal Records: 5K: 18:51 at Christmas Classic, 2003 10K: 39:34 at Heritage Oaks 10K, 2003 Half Marathon: 1:28 at Humboldt, 2003 Marathon: 3:09 at Vegas Marathon, 2004 Grand Prix Races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran once, 68:52 for 45th 2002 Nor Cal 10: ram twice, 67:42 2003, for 21st 2004 Across the Bay 12K: ran 3 times, 47:57 for 30th 2003 HP 10K: ran twice, 41:07 for 28th 2003 Big Sur 5K: ran twice, 19:51 2002, for 22nd 2001 Zippy 5K: ran three times, 19:23 for 23rd 2003 Pac Sun 10K: ran three times, 40:28 for 26th 2000 Jamba Juice 5K: ran once, 19:29 for 39th 2003 Heritage Oaks 10K: ran 3 times, 39:34 for 30th 2003 Humboldt Half: ran 3 times, 1:28:10 for 13th 2003 Clarksburg 30K: ran twice, 2:11:28 for 14th 2003 Cal Intrntl Marathon: ran once, 3:15:56 for 31st 2001 Top Races: Vegas Marathon in 2004. I finished in 3:09:00, 15th place Other Running Accomplishments: 2nd place team finish in 2002 JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge Championships in NYC. Team City and County of San Francisco also included Sara Gigliotti of the Impalas and Barbara Wismer of West Valley. Other Accomplishments: dabbling in triathlons co-captain of adult co-ed soccer team Goals: sub 3:00 marathon, 38 min 10k Role Model: Sara Gigliotti and the rest of the Impalas that I run with day in and day out. Favorite Races: Wharf to Wharf in Santa Cruz, Heritage Oaks 10K, Across the Bay 12K, Corporate Challenge on Crissy Field, Run For the Seals. Hobbies: soccer, skiing, cycling, movies, crosswords

Melissa Sudan 1/28/04 Birth Date: 12/20/69 Birth place: Adams, MA Resident City: San Jose, CA Club: WVJS Education: B. A. in Communications, UMASS Job: Currently a stay-at-home mom Years Running: 20 High school: Hoosac Valley High School, Adams, MA HS Running: In high school I ran the 440, 880 and mile relay. College: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA College Running: I did not run competitively in college. Personal Records: Mile: 5:20 at WVJS club race, 2003 1500: 4:59 at Los Gatos All-comers Meet, 2003 5K: 17:38 at Marion Village 5K, 1997 10K: 36:55 at Heritage Oaks 10K, 2003 Half Marathon: 1:22 at Covered Bridges Half Marathon, 1998 Marathon: 3:00 at CIM, 2003 Other: 1:02 10M at Yankee Homecoming 10-miler, 1997 Other: 43:43 Falmouth Road Race, 1998 Grand Prix races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran once, 1:06:25 for 22nd, 2003 Across the Bay 12K: ran once, 46:24 for 137th, 2003 HP 10K: ran once, 38:45 for 117th, 2003 Pac Sun 10K: ran once, 38:29 for 133rd, 2003 Shriners 8K: ran once, 30:49 for 116th, 2003 Fleet Feet Mile: ran once, 5:24 for 18th, 2003 Heritage Oaks 10K: ran once, 36:55 for 64th, 2003 Clarksburg 30K: ran once, 2:07:18 for 56th, 2003 Cal Internl Marathon: ran once, 3:00:34 for 126th, 2003 Started Running: It is always a challenge to find time to train with a toddler at home. Hobbies: I enjoy hiking with my husband. Goals: My goal is to stay healthy and fit, and to always seek out the fun of running and racing. Favorite Races: The Falmouth Road Race.

Magdalena Visser 2/12/04 Birth Date: 9/26/68 Birth place: South Africa Resident City: San Francisco Club: Impalas Education: Masters Town & Regional Planning Job: GIS Specialist Years Running: 13 High school: De Villiers Graaff, Villiersdorp HS Running: Long jump specialist. College: None College Running: None. Personal Records: 5K 17:22 at The President's Cup Night Race, 2000 10K: 35:17at Charles Harris 10K, Atlanta GA, 1999 Half Marathon: 1:18 at Philadelphia Distance Run 2001 Marathon: 2:49 at CIM 2002 Other: 56:00 15K at Midland Run NJ 2000 Other: 43:59 12K at Across the Bay 12K 2003 Awards/Honors: Winner of the Avon Regional race that went on to the National Championship in Cleveland, OH. Represented City of San Francisco in Osaka, Japan, after finishing top San Francisco female in Bay to Breakers 2002. Grand Prix Races: Across the Bay 12K: ran once 43:59 for 4th 2003 HP 10K: ran once, 37:04 for 6th 2003 Zippy 5K: ran once, 17:43 for 2nd 2003 Pac Sun 10K: ran once, 36:02 for 4th 2003 Cal Internl Marathon: ran once, 2:49 for 6th 2002 Injuries/obstacles: Pregnant for the first time. Top Races: 5K - 17:22 (The President's Cup Night Race, Millburn NJ - 06/12/00) 10K - 35:17 (Charles Harris 10-K, Atlanta GA - 3/13/99) 12K - 43:59 (Across the Bay 12-K, San Francisco CA - 03/23/03) 15K - 56:00 (Midland 15K, Far Hills NJ - 5/21/00) 1/2 Marathon - 1:18:43 (Philadelphia Distance Run - 9/16/01) Marathon - 2:49:02 (Cal International - 12/05/02) Goals: To make a come-back in 2004 after my pregnancy. Role Models: Zola Budd Elana Meyer Colleen de Reuck Haille Gebreselassie Favorite Races: Tybee 1/2 Marathon - I fell in love with my husband at the 1999 race.

Johanna Wans 3/28/04 BirthDate: 03/15/79 Birth place: Elensburg, WA Resident City: San Jose, CA Club: WVJS Education: BS Organismal Biology Job: Forestry Years Running: 13 High school: Everett High,WA 9-11;Valley Christian 12 HS Running: Everett High School, Everett, WA: 8th place, WA State AAA Cross Country Meet 1994 Valley Christian High School, San Jose, CA: 1st Place, CCS Division V Cross Country Meet 1996 12th Place, CA State Div V Cross country Meet 1996 College: San Jose State Universtity College Running: Ran on Traveling squad 4 years Personal Bests: Mile: 5:17 at Fleet Feet Davis, 2003 1500: 4:53 at BC HS Invitational 1995 5K: 18:27 at Run for the Law, Los Gatos 2003 10K: 39:02 at Almaden Times, San Jose 202 Half Marathon: 1:36 at Silicon Valley Marathon Relay 2002 Marathon: 3:05 at Whidby Island Wings of Gold 2003 Grand Prix Races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran once, 1:06:35 for 23rd 2003 Across the Bay 12K: ran 2 times, 45:29 for 10th 2003 Pacific Sun 10K: ran once, 39:24 for 17th 2003 Shriners 8K: ran once, 31:02 for 17th 2003 Fleet Feet Mile: ran once, 5:17 for 9th 2003 Clarksburg 30K: ran once, 2:07:53 for 8th 2003 Top Races: Fleet Feet Davis Mile, 2003, 5:17; 9th place Whidby Island Wings of Gold Marathon, 2003, 3:05, 1st place Accomplishment: Four Year Cross Country Scholorship to San Jose State University. Other Accomplishments: Running the Hood to Coast Relay in 2001 and 2003. Goals: Break 5 minutes in the mile Qualify for the olympic trials in the Marathon Role Model: Joan Benoit Samulson Billy Mills Joy Johnson (Local Masters runner ranked 3rd nation wide for 75-79 age group at 79ys of age) Favorite Races: Wild Flower Run in Morgan Hill, CA Whidby Island Wings of Gold Marathon, WA Hobbies:: I try to be a good Christian Witness through my athletic activities. Track and Cross Country coach at Valley Christian High School Mountain Biking & Snow Boarding

Stacey Worthen 1/21/04 Birth Date: 12/25/72 Birth place: Arbuckle, CA Resident City: Sacramento, CA Club: West Valley Track Club Education: BA Early Childhood Eduacation Job: Home Based Business Owner/Homemaker Years Running: 10 High school: Folsom High School HS Running: Section Finalist 400 meters College: Sierra Junior College & CSU Sacramento College Running: JC State Finalist 800 meters. Personal Records: Mile: 5:22 at FF Mile, 1996 5K: 17:56 at Run to Feed the Hungry, 2003 10K: 37:40 at Heritage Oaks 10K, 2003 Half Marathon: 1:27 at Sacramento Half Marathon, 2003 Marathon: 3:16 at CIM, 2003 Other: 49:45 12K at Houlihan's, 1997 Other: 1:05 10M at Cal 10, 2004 Awards/Honors: Gary Judd Award winner (JC) Louis Hatch Award winner (JC) Image of Exellence Award winner (CSUS) Grand Prix Races: Cal 10 Stockton: ran twice, 1:05:32 for 24th, 2004 Across the Bay 12K: ran once, 49:45 for 46th, 1997 HP 10K: ran once, 39:02 for 17th, 2003 BigSur 5K: ran once, 19:02 for 11th , 2003 Zippy 5K: ran once, 18:43 for 14th, 2003 Fleet Feet Mile: ran twice, 5:22 for 17th, 1996 Jamba Juice 5K: ran once, 18:19 for 14th, 2003 Heritage Oaks 10K: ran once, 37:40 for 19th, 2003 Cal Internl Marathon: ran once, 3:16:38 for 37th, 2003 Goals: 17:45 5K. Olympic Marathon Trials 2008. RoleModels: Hubby. Favorite Races: Heritage Oaks Bank 10K. HP 10K. Hobbies: Shopping, family time.

Ramona T. Young 2/16/04 Birth Date: 8/18/65 Birth place: Salinas, CA Resident City: Watsonville Club: Aggies Education: Hartnell JC/Sn Diego State University Job: Homemaker Years Running: 21 High school: Notre Dame High School-Salinas HS Running: City Champ-800m, 1600m, 3200m College: Hartnell JC/San Diego State University College Running: State Small College 800m and 1500m Champ SDSU 10,000m league champ Personal Records: 10K: 35:03 at Alameda 10K 1998 Half Marathon: 1:18 at Humboldt 1998 Natl Meets: Club National X-Championships-Greensboro, North Carolina-2003 Intl Meets: Ekiden Relays Championship-Osaka-Japan 1986,1987,1988