Lindsay Henkels

team nuun athlete

sport: Running

I am a 36 year old mother of 2 children ages 8 and 9. I work full time as a clinical supervisor for Optum/United Health Group. I have been a runner since high school, competed at the University of MN in track & cross country and have continued to run since! I ran through both pregnancies and have become even more competitive now in marathons, half marathons and soon ultras in 2016. My children enjoy being active (ran their first 5k last month). My husband is also a competitive athlete (ran at the U of MN, in the Olympic Trials 2004 and has now transitioned to triathlons.

accomplishments:

16th place 2012 California International Marathon. PR 2:50:37 PR half marathon of 1:19:33. Local half marathon defending champion (past 5 years have been 3rd, 2nd, 2nd, 1st, 1st) 5k PR of 17:39 Registered for first ultra in April 2016: 50 mile Zumbro trail ultra