Alys is a runner from the Northern California town of Chico who is so excited for her first year as a Golden Gate Half ambassador! She runs a variety of races throughout the year – from 5ks to her favorite distance, the half marathon – and has completed over 9 full marathons including Boston and New York. When she’s not racing, she loves running as a pacer to help others meet their goals. The Golden Gate Half In 2015 was her 7th half marathon, and now 2020 will be her 20th!
Alys lives with her husband Gary and their 2 cats, and is studying to become a Physician Assistant while working for a local hospital. She is First Aid certified, CPR certified, and a nationally registered EMT.