About Jess

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Running found me at an early age. I experienced my first runner’s high when I was barely a teenager and it changed my life. There was no way of knowing at the age of thirteen that my career trajectory had been set.

Running gave me something I never knew I could have – a changed outlook on life and my place in this world. Today in my thirties I credit those first years of running as to why I’ve lived the life I’ve lived thus far.

Running Changed Everything

 

In high school learning that the food I put in my body could determine the outcome of a run, I dove head first into nutrition books and Runner’s World articles. Initially, this meant becoming a victim of the fat-free, processed food craze of the 90′s, but ultimately it was the beginning of my never ending search to learn about optimal nutrition.

As an adult I wanted everyone to have what running and eating healthy gave me (hope and empowerment). After finishing college with a degree in business, I attended graduate school where I completed a M.S. program in Exercise Science and Health Promotion. Later I become a Holistic Health Coach.

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This is What I’m Born To Do

For the past fifteen years I’ve cheered hundreds of people on towards a healthier, more exercise-endorphin filled life in the role of Health Coach, Corporate Wellness Specialist, Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Director, Spinning Instructor, Run Coach, Fitness Blogger, Lululemon Ambassador and many more.

Combining these passions with my life’s mission has lead me to where I am now, playing the role of business owner and your #1 personal health cheerleader at Race Pace Wellness.