Name: Adalgisa Rivera
AKA: "Boss Lady Numero Dos" AKA "Lisa" AKA "LovelyLisa125" AKA "Recruiter Pacer" for Run/Walk Pace Group
Stats: 9x Half-Marathons, 1 Marathon (NYCM 2017), 6x 10-milers.
Why do you run: I want to be around longer, want to be healthier and moving!
Tagline: "Are you joining us?"
Can't Help But Say: "You won't regret it."
Theme song: "Cheerleader" by Omi
Name: Talisa Marie Hayes
AKA: "Ultra Running Chick"
Stats: 118 Total Races, 19 Ultra Marathons, 12 Marathons, 29 Half Marathons
Why do you run: It is my freedom and my joy. It is my hope and my dreams. It fulfills my soul and gives me purpose.
Tagline: "Sorry I can't stay out too late. I have a long run in the morning."
Can't Help But Say: "Awesome!"
Theme Song: "All The Way Up" by Fat Joe & Remy Ma (Feat. French Montana & Infared)
Name: Philippa Godoy
AKA: "Capital P” AKA “P” AKA “one L two P’s”
Stats: 50 Total, 4 Half-Marathons, 1 Marathon, 1 Ultra-Marathon.
Why do you run: I run for fresh air, crew love and positive vibes. I run to challenge my imaginary limitations.
Tagline: “Strong Legs, Strong Mind”
Can't Help But Say: "Don’t forget to breathe” (said mostly to myself lol)
Theme song: "The Greatest” Sia ft. Kendrick Lamar
Name: Jonathan S. Martinez
AKA: "Jon", a.k.a. "NoSocialMediaJonathan", a.k.a. "#NSMJ"
Stats: 20 Races, 1 Marathon, 5 Half Marathons
Why do you run: Truly, nothing feels better than to go out and step one foot in front of the next and go. Running to me is very therapeutic. I feel great when running, even better when I finish.
Tagline: "Where we meeting, time, and how many miles? Bet, I'am down," "FLOW-GO, JUST GO WITH THE FLOW"
Can't Help but say: "YYYYYYAAAAAOOOOOOWWWW" or "CHACHO"
Theme Song: "Forta" - DJ SnyZe
Name: Natasha Alfaro
Aka: Tasha a.k.a. Pacer bOo
Stats: 30 "official" races in total including 3x marathon, 7x half marathon.
Why do you run: I run to become one with my thoughts, refresh and refocus. It's my therapy.
Tag line: "Never give up no matter how hard it gets"
Can't help but say: " You got this, let's GOOOO" & "Selfie time"
Theme Song: Formation by Beyoncé
Name: Jesse Liriano
Aka: "BEAST" a.k.a. "JessDoIt" a.k.a. "JESSEEEEE"
Stats: Multiple obstacle races, Obstacle marathon race, Several ultra-marathons, marathons and everything in between
Why do you run: To discover new limits and inspire others.
Tag line: "Where are we eating? Anybody going out tonight?"
Can't help but say: "I'm racing this weekend"
Theme Song: DNA by Kendrick Lamar
Name: JD (that's all you need to know)
Aka: "Nachos" (I bet you didn't know that)
Stats: I'm a Tough Mudder, Class of 2011, 1 marathon (NYCM 2017 - Woop! Woop!), 7 Half-Marathons
Why do you run: For the health benefits that helps me live longer. I also do it because I enjoy it...it's therapeutic and ultimately it fits within my fitness lifestyle.
Tag line: "BROOOOOOOOOOKLYN!!!"
Can't help but say: "If you have something nice to say, say it!"
Theme Song: Anything Notorious B.I.G. (but for today) "Things Done Changed"