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Meet Local Joe, Arleigh!

Name: Arleigh “Gnarleigh” Aldrich
Twitter: @GnarleighJen

Twitter: @GnarleighJen

Age: 26
Family Status: Just me :)
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Occupation: Cellist, Marketing & Public Relations Manager, Wichita Symphony Orchestra
Running Background: I have been running for about 5 years, and have completed five half marathons and one full marathon.
What are you hoping to gain from your experience as a Local Joe?: My main goal is to run a half marathon under two hours. Also, right now most of my runs are by myself so I am looking forward to joining a running community and having accountability.
What is your biggest fear about being a Local Joe?: Looking up at the finish line and seeing 2:00:01.
Running With Her Mom

Running With Her Mom

Favorite Workout Tune: This changes all the time! Right now I love listening to Sylvan Esso’s song “Dress”
Arleigh Blogs about her adventures here: http://gnarleighotr.tumblr.com/