Name: Christian Duhon

What town do you live in now: Cary

Where are you originally from: Virginia Beach

When did you start running: When I was 6 years old I ran the Shamrock Final Mile Kid’s Run. I ran my first 5k race when I was 7 and finished it in 28:34.

Why did you start running: Because it sounded fun.

What is your running shoe of choice: Anything from Saucony

What is your favorite running accessory (you don’t leave home without it): Shorts 🙂

What race are you currently training for: I just finished the Myrtle Beach Half Marathon last weekend. I am running the American Cancer Society 5K next weekend with the youth cross country group.

How many days a week do you run: It depends on the season. Right now 3-4.

What time of day do you like to run: Evenings

What is your favorite type of training run (speedwork, hills, tempo, long, easy, etc): Hills because they push me to go harder.

What was your most frustrating running related injury: I rolled my ankle once 😉

If you could run any race which one would you choose: The Rugged Maniac, but I have to wait three more years because you have to be 13 to run it.

What is your favorite distance in a race: 13.1 because I am good at long distance running.

What is your favorite race: The Ninja Challenge (a 5K with obstacles)

What is your biggest running accomplishment: Running my first half marathon.