CAPTAINS

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Name: Alison Mariella Désir 

AKA: Powdered Feet AKA “Fearless Leader” AKA Lauryn Hill AKA Left Eye

Stats: 23 races total, 5 marathons - NYC (2x) and San Diego Rock n' Roll (Best - 3:56:50); 4x half-marathons (Best - 1:38:56)

Why do you run: Running is empowering and I love using fitness as a vehicle for social change and community building

Tagline: "Find meaning on the run"

Can't Help But Say: "Nah, b."

Theme song: "All I do is Win, Remix" Dj Khaled

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Name: Amir Muhammad Figueroa

AKA: Figs AKA “Your Best Friend” AKA "Webmaster"

Stats: 3 ultra-marathons (#RockTheRidge 50 Miler - 9:22:12); 5x marathons - NYC (2x), Miami (2x) & Boston (Best - 3:00:33); 15K (Best - 1:03:47); 5K (Best - 19:23)

Why do you run: I run because I learn more about myself each run, but most importantly to fellowship with others and empower them on the run

Tagline: "I run to the point of destruction and discover that I cannot be destroyed"

Can't Help But Say: "Yoooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Theme song: "I Against I" by Yasiin Bey (Mos Def)

Name: Kayla Lauricella

AKA: KaylaKayys AKA “The Scribe”

Stats: One marathon (NYC), 8 half-marathons (Best - 2:06) and 18 races total

Why do I run: I started running as a way to get healthy and lose weight. Now, 80 pounds lighter, I run to clear my head and meet new people.

Tagline: "It's kind of fun to do the impossible."

Can't Help But Say: "Legit"

Theme Song: "Jersey Girl" by Bruce Springsteen

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Name: Raydime Polanco

AKA: "Sexy Pace" AKA "Hostess with the Mostest"

Stats: 27 Total, 8 Half-Marathons (Best - 2:17:00), 2 Marathons (Best - 5:26:00)

Why Do I Run:I started running to manage my anxiety and physical health. Now it's become a tool to connect, advocate and empower people in my community.

Tagline: "You won't know what your body & mind can do until you push 'em to do more."

Can't Help But Say: "Get It!"

Theme Song: Original 1990 TMNT Theme Song