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Name: Ellen Callahan
Residence: North End, Boston
Hometown/High School: Weymouth, Massachusetts/ Notre Dame Academy
College: Colgate University
Age division: 20-24
B.A.A. member since: January, 2015
5 Mile: 31:15
Half Marathon: 1:26:05
Notable performance: Winner of 2015 B.A.A. Distance Medley, Female 20-24 age group
(Q) What is your favorite racing distance?
(EC) The 5K.
(Q) What is your favorite race?
(EC) The Jim Kane Sugarbowl 5K.
(Q) Where is your favorite place to run in New England?
(EC) Craftsbury, Vermont or Hull, Massachusetts.
(Q) Tell us about your most memorable race experience or training run.
(EC) Recently, it was finishing my first half marathon with my teammate Amanda Watters at the B.A.A. Marathon last October.
(Q) What event are you training for in 2016?
(EC) The B.A.A. Distance Medley.
(Q) What’s the most difficult training workout you have accomplished?
(EC) Hill workouts on Johnnycakes Road in Hamilton, NY.
(Q) What’s your alternative training activity to running?
(EC) Spinning and Pilates.
(Q) Tell us something unique about yourself that would surprise most of us.
(EC) I spent many summers as a kid at circus camp learning how to juggle, fly on the trapeze, and walk on the tightrope!
(Q) When you’re not running, what do you like to do?
(EC) Play trivia with my roommates, or do crossword puzzles.
(Q) If you could run anywhere in the world, where would you go?
(Q) What’s your profession or field of work?
(EC) Second year law student/ babysitter.
(Q) What’s your favorite adidas racing or training shoe?
(EC) The Glide Boost.