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Debby Smith

Director of Category Planning

How did you get into triathlon?
I thought I should do something other than "just" running.

How long have you been doing triathlon?
Not long at all. I've completed only three triathlons.

Favorite workout?
I love my long runs!

Do you have training partners?
Yes, I do sometimes. I also do lots of training on my own.

Best Race?
Big Sur Half Marathon

Worst Race?

Why you do triathlons?
To ensure that I never have free time.

What's next for you?
Not sure.

Most embarrassing moment doing sports?
Going to the hospital at mile 21 of my first marathon.

Running Shoe that you wear?
Asics 2130. I love new shoes!

What time do you wake up?
5:00 am

Favorite song to train to?
Whatever is playing in my head.

Out of all 3 sports- which is your favorite?

What kind of food do you eat during a workout?
PB Uncrustables on long rides.

Favorite food (regular)?
The peanut butter foldie.

Spouse/Significant Other?
No, but I plan to ask Santa for one this year!

Other sports interest?
Umm...I like to watch basketball and football...does that count?

Something that you like to do that is not sports related?
Bake, read, study for my classes, spend time with my beagle, Charlie and clean my house.

Favorite TV show/movie?
Grey's Anatomy

Greatest motivator?
The wonderful sense of accomplishment that comes with training early in the morning!

Dallas, TX

Interesting fact about yourself?
I sometimes sleep in my running clothes so I don't have to think about what to wear on my super early runs.

What do you like to do to get away from triathlon?
Take long walks with Charlie and spend time with my family/friends.