Name: Sara Belles
Current Hometown: Brookfield
Family members we might see at a race: Most likely Evan ( middle son) and Aaron (youngest son- the one with the red hair).
Ian, my oldest, if he’s not doing soccer related stuff and my husband John, who takes Ian on his soccer escapades.
Current Employment: Math Teacher at Waterbury Adult Ed (Connecticut is one of the few states that allows individuals to get their high school diploma past 21.)
Current running interest: (Trail? Mountain? Speed? Ultra? Staying injury free?)
I just like to run a lot but I’m constantly working on improvement and adapting as I get older.
Favorite race: New Haven 20k.
Race you have done the most times: White Memorial cross country 5k.
High School/College running programs:
Ran Cross country and track at Brewster High School. I also ran one semester at SUNY New Paltz.
Hobbies: Running, reading about running (or any physiology books) and raising 3 boys. (Who say my hobbies are cleaning and folding laundry!)
A favorite quote:
Alice: This is impossible.
The Mad Hatter: Only if you believe it is.
What you listen to on a road trip: 90’s alternative music. I can’t believe it isn’t still 1999!
Something that makes you weird: I won a pickle juice drinking contest, which required me to drink 32 ounces through a straw.
Youthful PRs: I only remember running an 11:53 in the 3200 my junior year an hour after finishing the SATs.
Open PRs: Marathon- 2:56; half -1:26, 10k- 39:49