Perhaps, no one has seen quite the range of courses as Flora ambassador, Krissy Moehl. She appreciates the opportunities to see the world through the lens of running and is thankful for the miles her body continues to let her cover. In addition to running races and traveling, she is an ambassador for Patagonia, Vasque Footwear, Pro-Tec Athletics, and Julbo. She is the race director for the Chuckanut 50k, coaches athletes, and launched her first book, Running Your First Ultra, December 2015.
Full name: Kristin Elizabeth Moehl
Age I am: 38
Age I feel: depends on the mileage…somewhere in my 30s 😉
My occupation: Ultrarunner, Coach, Race Director, Author, Sponsored Athlete
What I do for a living: All of the above. I live a creative life that allows huge diversity and creativity in how I pay my bills
Resident of: Bellingham, Washington
Grew up: Bow, Washington
First job: Babysitting
Childhood ambition: to stay forever young – I loved Peter Pan!
Dodgeball or kickball: Kickball
Sunrises or sunsets: Both
Introvert or extrovert: Extrovert
Morning or night: night
Messy or clean: Clean & organized
Tea or coffee: Mate (tea)
Chocolate or vanilla: Chocolate. Dark.
Peanut butter or jelly: Both
Mac or PC: Mac
Ferris wheel or roller coaster: Roller coaster
Inspired by: Anyone pursuing passion
Biggest supporter: My family and friends
Proudest moment: Yet to come…
Favorite movie: Hard to choose—some favorites include: About Time. Good Will Hunting. Amelie.
Passionate about: Learning new things—about the body & what it can do. Cooking. People.
Music when running: Sometimes. What is on my playlist? Oldies but goodies!
One word to describe me: Going
Wouldn’t be caught dead: At McDonalds.
Not many people know: That my degree is in Romance Linguistics
If I had a superpower: I do have a superpower—I have an incredible, super efficient cooling system (ie: I sweat buckets)
Pets: I hope soon!
Perfect day: Wake sans alarm. Mate. Breakfast concoction. Run. Communicate. Cook big meals to share. Yoga. Dinner at sunset.
I indulge on: Friends episodes
Hidden talent: Spreadsheets
Best gift: An unexpected smile or hug
Workout routine: Varied! Lots of movement
What I eat before a run: Depends on the time of day
Amazing meal: Homemade soup with crusty bread to dunk
Dessert is: Dark chocolate
Midnight snack: Cottage cheese or other protein source
Fueled by: Real food
Flora products I love: 7 Sources. Floradix Iron + Herbs (US/CA). Epresat Multivitamin (US/CA). Sambu Guard (US/CA). Baobites (US/CA).
Average weekly mileage: 65-85 miles