Posted July 28, 2011 by Nicole Degner
Justyna Mudy of Rome, GA (via Poland) was a collegiate distance runner at Shorter University where she was a 5-time National Champion and a 10-time All-American. Justyna began her professional running career on July 4th 2011. Justyna will be moving up in distance to the Marathon and Half Marathon in 2011.
PR’s: 5k-16:46, 3kSC-10:12
Favorite Food: Ice Cream
Favorite Hobby: Doing Dishes
Favorite Color: Blue
Martin Hernandez of Rome GA (via Templeton, CA) was a member of the National Champion Virginia Intermont Cobras in 2006. Martin Transfered to Shorter University in 2007 where he was a 2-time All-American in the 5k (14:52) and marathon (2:31:37).
PR’s: 10k-31:44, 1/2 Mar-1:08:28
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Hobby: Dressing Nice
Favorite Look: Shades
Jared Carson of Atlanta, GA was a collegiate distance runner at Shorter University. Jared was a 2-time All-American running 31:11 for 10k and placing in the top 30 in Cross Country.
PR’s: 8k Cross-25:03, 10k-31:11
Favorite Workout: Tempo Runs
Favorite Stretch: Quad Stretch
Work: Big Peach Running Co.
Josh Carson of Atlanta, GA was a collegiate distance runner at Shorter University. Josh hold PR’s of 32:30 for 10k and 15:37 for 5k. Josh debuted in the 1/2 Marathon in 2011 running 1:12:30 and getting second in the Publix 1/2 Marathon.
PR’s: 1/2 Marathon-1:12:30, 10k-32:30, 5k-15:37
Favorite Food: Ice Cream
Favorite Workout: Long Runs
Chris (Midnight) Rodriguez of Douglasville, GA ( Native Son of Virginia, USA) was a collegiate athlete at Berry College. Chris was a mult-time national qualifier at Berry College in both Cross Country and the Marathon. Chris will be focusing on the Half-Marathon.
PR’s: 10k-33:24, 5k-15:53, Half-1:14:20, Mar-2:46Non-running interest/passions: Blues Music, Harmonicas, inter-personal relationships, Biology, Argentina, My Family, Fair Tax, The Civil War, Skipping stones, Cooking, Books, and cinema.
Janet Cherobon of Rome, GA (currently she lives in Flagstaff, Arizona) was a collegiate distance runner at Harding University where she was an 8-time All-American and 3-time national champion. She currently holds school records in the 1500, 3000, 5000 &10,000 meters and the distance medley relay, and was a 2010 Inductee to the Division II Track and Field Hall-of-Fame. She won three consecutive ING Georgia Half-Marathons, and four consecutive Indy 500 Mini-Marathons. Janet’s PR’s are 15:50 for the 5k, 32:31 for 10k, 1:10:59 for the half-marathon and 2:37:26 for the marathon. As of July 2010, she had world Top-100 rankings in the 10k, 15k, and half-marathon. A prolific racer, Janet has amassed a post-collegiate record of 89 wins out of 109 races, and has run 4 marathons in 2:37 since December 2009. She holds 17 course records, including the Indy 500 Mini, the largest half-marathon in the US. In May 2010 Janet graduated from Georgia Highlands College, adding an RN credential to her BBA in Healthcare Management from Harding. Janet is now a US Citizen as of 2011.
Jay Stephenson works with the GoGo Elite athletes by helping them design training plans, find part time jobs, and stay motivated.
PR’s: 5k-14:18, 10k-29:43, 8:53-3kSC, 4:12-1mile
Favorite Food: Kenyan Stew and Ugali
Favorite Hobby: Watching Movies, watching good running form
Favorite Place: Mammoth Lakes, CA