Name: Alison Mariella Désir
AKA: Powdered Feet AKA “Fearless Leader” AKA Lauryn Hill AKA Left Eye
Stats: 23 races total, 3 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
Name: Amir Muhammad Figueroa
AKA: Figs AKA “Your Best Friend” AKA "Webmaster"
Stats: 2 ultra-marathons (#OSR30; 3:56:08); 4 marathons (NYC & Miami; Best: 3:00:33); 15K (#TedCorbitt15K; 1:03:47); 5K (19:27)
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
Name: Raydime Polanco
AKA: "Data Lady" AKA "Hostess with the Mostest"
Stats: 1 Half Marathon (2:30), 9 races in total
Why Do I Run: A little over a year ago I started running so I could eat what I want and stay fit. Now I eat so I can run.
Tagline: "All or nothing"
Can't Help But Say: anything as long as it's in my Batman voice
Theme Song: Original TMNT Theme Song