When I went for my first run, I was about 10. I had always been the kid who could play outside for hours on end,
Virginia Reinert left professional contemporary dance in 2016, and went right back to the woods she’d played in as a kid – this time as a trail runner. She lives and runs near Seattle, Washington, and couldn’t imagine teaching middle school language arts & social studies without the joy of trail running to balance things out. She’s currently plotting her first ultra while not grading papers and reading too late at bedtime.