If you haven’t heard the name “Meg Reed” yet, you will after this weekend’s event at the Crazy Desert Trail Race. Meg started running a little over a year ago, and she’s already established herself as a hardcore competitor with her 1st place finish at Wildflower Trail Run Marathon, 1st place at Tinajas Ultra (13.1 miler), 1st place at Bandera (25 miler), 1st place at J&J Trail Running Reunion (50 miler), 2nd place at Paleface Marathon, and 2nd place at Wild Hare (50k). WOW! Meg will be bringing her killer pace to San Angelo this weekend as she races for the podium in the 100k event.
10 Questions with Meg:
What’s the most useless talent you have?
I can’t really think of one.
What is the dumbest way you have been injured?
When I was 10, I had the bright idea to jump off a swing in mid-air, turn around and land sitting down in a lawn chair. I jumped, didn’t turn, landed on the chair and broke both the chair and my arm.
What’s the most interesting thing you’ve read or seen this week?
An article about thru-hiking the AT.
What is the most distant place you’ve visited?
Aruba, I got to live there a couple years as a kid. No trails but lots of caves.
Favorite running shoes
Roads: Saucony Zealot ISO3
Trails: Salomon Sense Ride
Favorite time of day to run
Favorite song on your playlist
Anything classic rock or Texas country but I never listen to music while running.
What accomplishment are you most proud of?
My biggest accomplishment is always the last thing I have set out to do and completed. Winning the Texas Trail Championship Series last fall was pretty awesome too.
Favorite ice cream flavor
What trait do you like most about yourself?
I am very persistent. When the going gets tough, keep on keeping on.