Sarah was born and raised in western Washington. She graduated from Washington State University in 2005 (Go Cougs!) with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a k-8th certification. She has taught fourth and fifth grade in the Spokane and Lynnwood areas and now, volunteers at her son’s school. She began running for distance in 2012, and completed her first 10k in the summer of 2013. Since then, she has completed several 10ks and half marathons, including her first 26.2 in Missoula, Montana, July 2016. Sarah loves to make people smile and help them reach their goals.