She started running in 2009 when she trained for and ran the Nike Women’s Half Marathon. It was a love at first sight kind of attraction to the sport and since then she has completed half marathons, triathlons, full marathons, an Ironman 70.3, an ultra-marathon and many other races of all distances. She also recently became a Certified Personal Trainer and is looking forward to continuing her education in the health and fitness industry.
Tori lives in Saint Petersburg, Florida and is engaged to a wonderful man, Patrick, who happens to also be an endurance sports junkie. He is Tori’s greatest support and biggest competition.
“In Love and Peanut Butter” is Tori’s personal blog where she shares her training experiences, race recaps, restaurant reviews and other endurance sport related posts.
Tori is currently training for the Rock ‘n Roll St. Pete half marathon which takes place February 10. She is aiming to break the 2 hour mark at this race. She will also be participating in the Athleta Iron Girl Half Marathon in Clearwater, FL on April 14.
Welcome Tori! We’re excited to help you KickStart your training and racing this season!