Ginger began running in 2015. Running became an interest when attending an Ultra race her husband was running and being amazed at the atmosphere and energy that was felt just by being there. She thought, I can do this! However, at that time she could barely run 2 miles. After hours of research she found a training plan and stuck with it and a few months later ran her first half marathon! She was hooked! Ginger continued looking for races and ran her first Marathon, which was a trail race only 4 months after that.
Ginger is military spouse so naturally moves come with the territory. Her family was relocated to a new base that had a running group called Stroller Warriors. She instantly jumped on that. There she met a wonderful group of women that encourage and motivate one another. This group helped her significantly in finding her place during this move. As a Marine Spouse , her favorite race is the Marine Corps Marathon, and she has completed it 3 times. She recently has become a Run Coach for the YMCA Girls on the Run group. Ginger has enjoyed helping girls complete their first 5K. Running for her has always been a way to get out and meet new friends, stay healthy, encourage her children, keeping her goal oriented and has been a key focus in her life!