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Annie Thiessen '99—The pacemaker
Summer 2010
“I wasn’t always fast,” says Annie Thiessen, a Tacoma veterinarian who in the past 10 years has won well over 30 marathons. “I just don’t know what happened.” But she does know when it happened. It was 2005 and she was competing i...
Categories: Athletics, Recreation, Alumni
Tags: Marathons, Running

A runner's worlds
Summer 2009
On a summer morning, the sun’s first rays peep through my bedroom window, warming the dry air when I hear a tentative knock on my door. “Marisa,” my dad whispers. It’s 5:45 a.m. at the Sandoval house in Los Alamos, New Mexico. The ...
Categories: Athletics
Tags: Track and field, Running, Cross country