From everyone at AthleteBiz, wishing Esther Atkins and Katy Moen a very Happy Birthday!
- Event: Marathon
- Treadmill to Champion: While at Case Western Reserve University, Esther had not planned on running in college, but was recruited off a treadmill during freshman orientation. She went from a freshman 5k PR of 21:49 to the 2008 DIII National Championship in the 10k.
- Aus Liebe: Esther is the 2014 USA Marathon Champion, and famously crosses the finish line of races by making a heart with her hands and holding it over her head. Read here on why she runs with heart.
- Wordsmith: Esther maintains a great blog! Check out all the great topics she has shared with fans here.
- Event: 10k
- Training Group: Team USA Minnesota
- Bright Future: Katy is a 2015 recipient of a RRCA Roads Scholar grant, which is a program with a goal to, “to assist American post-collegiate runners who show great promise to develop into national and world-class distance running athletes.”
- An Eye for Education: Katy is finishing her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education in the Minneapolis area while maintaining a rigorous training schedule