Growing up I played team sports, I loved team sports. When I was playing team sports, I felt like my real self. No longer was I a social awkward or a tomboy with a lot of enthusiasm, I was a teammate, I was normal, I was accepted.
Author: Devon Yanko
Devon is a runner, all sorts of distances, all sorts of terrain. She is also the co-owner of M.H. Bread and Butter bakery/cafe and formerly a librarian. Devon came to running after a successful basketball career and ran her first marathon in 2005 (Edinburgh Marathon) and her first ultra in 2006 (Headlands 50k). She has competed for the 100k Road National Team 4x and won 2 National Championships. She has run the third fastest 100 mile time for a North American woman ever (2015 Javelina Jundred). But mostly she just loves to run and challenge herself with different races and goals. She also enjoys writing, reading, gardening, cooking and drinking whiskey.