Sunday, November 25, 2012

Runner Spotlights #15

I hope everyone has had a Happy Thanksgiving weekend! I had a wonderful time with my family! And I got some Christmas shopping done and my house decorated for Christmas too! It's been a fun weekend!

Now it's time for another runner spotlight! If you are interested in being spotlighted please email me at mindy@roadrunnergirl.com! I'd love to spotlight you!!!

Today I am so excited to spotlight my friend Regina from Life's Run! Regina only lives about an hour away from me and we were blessed to be able to meet each other at the Pensacola Half Marathon! She is an incredible woman with such an inspiring story! Keep reading to learn more!



Name: Regina Faura
State: Florida

When and why did you start running? I quit drinking alcohol in 2010 and realized I had gained over 40lbs. I decided to try the Couch to 5k in November 2010 and have not stopped since.

What is your favorite race and race distance? I have only been running races for about a year so I don’t have a favorite race but the 10k is my favorite distance now.

What is your race day routine? I get up early enough to get dressed, have a cup of coffee and head to the race.

What is your most favorite piece of running gear? Right now it is my Amphiphod handheld water bottle.

Do you follow any diet or take any specific supplements that complement your running? I do not diet or take supplements. I made a lifestyle change in my eating habits 2 years ago and continue to eat that way now.

What do you wish you’d known when you first started running? How good it was going to make me feel and I would have started a lot sooner!

What is your fondest running memory? Running my first 5k and wanting to sign up for another race right away.

What is one thing that most people do not know about you? Sometimes I snort when I laugh!


Here are all the different ways you can connect with Regina!

Instagram: rfaura13

Thanks so much for sharing with us Regina!

QOTD: Did you brave the crowds and go shopping on Black Friday?



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