Lauren is an adopted Charm City resident who is an occupational therapy student and researcher by day and part-time health and fitness nut the rest of the time. Besides being a running addict & coach, she is a foodie, science nerd, sweet tooth, panda lover, hippie at heart, and beer & whiskey enthusiast. She got hooked on running after her first 5K 5 years ago and has since completed 3 full marathons, over 15 half marathons, and countless other races as she chases a fast enough Boston Qualifying time, all while being fueled by Nuun! Besides running she loves yoga, spin, and group fitness classes all while being a core member of the November Project Baltimore tribe. Lauren is the creator of Breathe Deeply and Smile where she writes about the finding happiness, running, health & fitness, food, and Baltimore happenings. Lauren believes in running happy, dreaming big, enjoying life, and never passing up dessert!
PR & BQ at the 2015 Chicago marathon in 3:34:48
ran Hood to Coast 2014 & Ragnar Las Vegas in 2015 with Team Nuun
tied half marathon pr of 1:39:49 at nike women's dc half marathon 2014