Bria Wetsch Biography

Career Highlights

  • 5k:16:36
  • Half Marathon:1:15.35
  • Marathon: 2:4:46


Background

How did you start in your sport?
Played soccer through middle school and realized I loved the running aspect. Ran some local 5ks and was hooked

What does a typical training day look like?
Team practice from 8a,-11am; lunch; treatment, nap, 2nd run, gym, dinner

What keeps you passionate about your sport?
The running community. Meeting new people who have similar goals and the same enthusiasm for running

What continues to drive you forward?
The beauty of pushing your body to new heights, progress, and seeing what I am capable of.

What made you realize you had made it?
My debut marathon in 2012 at Twin Cities. The goal was to run under 2:45 and I dipped under by 15 seconds; placing 7th for American women. I fell in love with the marathon after that race and knew that I could not keep working in accounting.

Hobbies:
Painting and writing