Age:
31

Residence
Speedway, IN

 
Grew Up:
Michigan City, IN

 
College:
Marquette University (2011)

Social Media handles:
Instagram  - @anna_weber413 

Twitter - @anna_weber413 


# of previous Marathon Trials?
1 (2016 - 56nd place, 2:48:42)

How did you start running?

I went out for cross country in sixth grade because the basketball coach said that anyone who did would automatically make the first cut of basketball tryouts!

Where did you qualify for the Trials?

Philadelphia Marathon - 2018

Tell us about the point you realized you had qualified for the Trials and how it felt?
I knew at the halfway point in Philadelphia that something catastrophic would have to happen for me to not qualify. More than anything I felt relieved, because it had been a long road getting back into marathon shape after a lot of setbacks between 2016 and 2018.



What High School did you graduate from?
Michigan City High School - 2006

What were your best track times in high school and best placings in cross country?

1600m: 5:08
3200m: 10:56
Cross Country 12th, 21st, 24th at the State meet senior, junior, and sophomore years respectively

#1 High School highlight?
Qualifying for state as a team my sophomore year of high school

What were your best times in college?

5000m: 17:37
10,000m: 36:35
Cross Country: 13th, 24th at Great Lakes Region my sophomore and junior years respectively

#1 College highlight?
Placing 13th at Great Lakes Regional as the top runner on the team after having been the team's consistent 3rd or 4th runner all year

Current Coach?
Dean Hebert


Sponsor(s)?   
Oiselle

Something unique about you?
My husband and I provide hospice care for senior dogs

Favorite Workout?
10 miles at marathon pace

Favorite Place to Train?
Indiana Dunes

Occupation?
running coach, freelance writer, BAnna Camp co-host, Rodan + Fields consultant

Favorite Food?

Bison burgers
 
Favorite TV show: 
Pretty Little Liars
 
Favorite sports team: 
U.S. Women's Soccer Team

If you could have lunch with one person who would it be with?
Deena Kastor

Dinner?
Barack Obama

Goal at the Trials?

To soak up every moment and learn from my mistakes in 2016 to have a better race in 2020!



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