We are 5 moms from Columbia County, Oregon who happen to run a lot and have a heart to see clean water for communities around the world!   Left to right: Briana Rotter, Alison Kangas, Katie Olson, Katrina Sharp and Ashley Strausser   Photo credit: Julie Thompson, St. Helens Chronicle 

We are 5 moms from Columbia County, Oregon who happen to run a lot and have a heart to see clean water for communities around the world!

Left to right: Briana Rotter, Alison Kangas, Katie Olson, Katrina Sharp and Ashley Strausser 

Photo credit: Julie Thompson, St. Helens Chronicle 

BRIANA ROTTER-10 mile relay runner

Number of kids: 1

Years married: 8

Favorite distance to race: "Overnight relays (200-ish miles split between 12 people)...It's not just about me, it is about being with the whole team." 

Farthest distance run before training for #30for30run: 26.2 miles

 

ALISON KANGAS-30 mile runner

Number of kids: 1+an open door to foster kids

Years married: 6

Favorite distance to race: "Half-Marathon...because I am only half crazy, or something like that." 

Farthest distance run before training for #30for30run: 13.1 miles

 

KATIE OLSON-10 mile relay runner

Number of kids: 3

Years married: 14

Favorite distance to race: "Half Marathon! It's just long enough to be a good challenge, but also "short" enough that I don't need to do too much extra training."

Farthest distance run before training for #30for30run: 26.2 miles 

 

KATRINA SHARP-30 mile runner

Number of kids: 2

Years married: 19

Favorite distance to race: "5k's...I have a need for speed!"

Farthest distance run before training for #30for30run: 13.1 miles

 

ASHLEY STRAUSSER-10 mile relay runner

Number of kids: 3

Years married: 9

Favorite distance to race: "5k's...Always excited for a new PR!"

Farthest distance run before training for #30for30run: 13.1 miles