Assistant Coach: Green Full Marathon Group - Pace 8 - 9 min pace
Fun Fact: Magen, spelled this way, is Hebrew meaning “shield” as in the Magen David aka the Star, or shield, of David.
- Years running: 20+
- Years with Austin Fit: 2 years
- Full Trail Marathon – 1
- Several road & trail halfs
- Spartan races: 3 (the trilogy)
- Numerous 5K/10K/5mi/10mi/fun runs
Goal: Currently running in the Austin Distance Challenge 2017-2018. Hoping to run her first 50K race in 2018. Aspires to complete the Coastal Challenge 2019 in Costa Rica (a 6 day race down the coastline of Costa Rica). Aiming to become a certified fitness trainer in 2018.Magen began running at age 12 and competed in cross-country and track throughout middle school and high school. Over the next decade, she only ran now and then for fun or to burn off steam. More recently, and especially since becoming an Ambassador for Run Like a Girl and an Austin Fit Coach, she is more inspired than ever to train and become the best runner she can be, while also encouraging others in their running journey. She has been a nurse since 2009 and with her skills, knowledge, and experience, she hopes to positively impact the lives and health of as many people as possible as long as she lives.