Name: Danelle Gjetmundsen


Hometown: Born in Riverton, WY; grew up in Billings, MT; have lived in Missoula since 1996.

Number of Years RunningI started running with the first Missoula Marathon training class in 2007, so 7 years.

Currently Training For:Yakima River Canyon Marathon.

Miles Run Per Week40 when not training for a marathon, 55-60 while training for a marathon.

Favorite Race/Run:  I cannot choose just one so I will say anytime that I can run with good friends is a favorite run.

What Motivates YouOne definition of motivation is…the process that initiates, guides and maintains goal oriented behaviors…if my goal is to keep running than my motivation is two things; self improvement and the friends that I run with.

Words of Wisdom:  Smile and surround yourself with the things, the activities and the people that make you happy.

Anything Else You’d Like to AddMy favorite quote for anything you do in life is: “Whatever you are, be a good one.” ~ Abraham Lincoln