Where are you from? West Orange, NJ
How long have you lived in the area? Almost a year! I moved down at the end of last June.
What are three words your friends would use to describe you? Nerdy, nice, and kinda crazy
Why do you run? Running is a fun way to clear my head, and a lot healthier than my other hobbies.
Why did you decide to join the Station Pub Run? Rebecca Rubinstein told us about it, and I’ve been coming ever since.
What is your favorite thing about the Station Pub Run? It doesn’t matter how much you run, everyone is incredibly encouraging. It’s a supportive environment that welcomes newcomers.
Describe the most recent (appropriate 🙂 ) photo you took with your phone: A picture of the stage at the oddest concert I’ve ever been to (Superorganism).
What is the best piece of advice you ever received, and who gave it to you? Do what you love, because you’ll have to work hard no matter what you choose—my undergrad lab manager.
If you could have any talent or skill in the entire world, without needing to practice and money was no limitation, what would it be? Playing the piano—you can play any kind of music on it, and I’m a huge Billy Joel fan.
Tell us something about yourself that not many people know: I was a few credits short of a history major in college, and almost went to grad school to get a PhD in Jewish History.
What is something you have done recently, or are about to do, that you are proud of? Running the tobacco road half marathon and actually training for it!
Please share your favorite quote or slogan: “People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” —Winnie-the-Pooh (or A.A. Milne if you insist).
Anything else you’d like to share with us?! Pub run has been a big part of making my life in Chapel Hill great! It’s always fun to head out and see everyone, and it’s great motivation to get a run in even when it’s pouring rain.