Elise Trebaol, 27, will be running in the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon with Team JA New York on Sunday, November 5th. This is Elise’s second marathon. She gave us some insight into how she began running, what she finds rewarding about running, her go-to post-race beverage, and more.
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Q: How did you get involved with Team JA New York?
A: I wanted to run the New York City Marathon and was very familiar with JA’s work already as my company supports it.
Q: How did you first get into running?
A: I was a college athlete and it was part of my workout.
Q: How do you stay motivated to train?
A: I just love to run and be outside.
Q: How do you measure success as a runner?
A: Distance that has been run.
Q: Do you have any training tips for new runners?
A: Try to do as many long distance runs as possible.
Q: What do you find is the most rewarding thing about running?
A: Running clears your mind and makes you feel so good after.
Q: What are your favorite pre- and post-marathon meals?
A: Pre-race, I like pasta. Post-race, I like to drink a Coke as a reward!