From a career that centers on speeding down trails to her new job as a mom, Megan Lizotte is always on the move. The Colorado native (who recently moved to San Diego) was the first American woman to win the Sierre-Zinal mountain race in Switzerland in 2010. Lizzote’s New Year’s goals? Run an Olympic Marathon Trials qualifying time and secure a slot on the U.S. Mountain Running Team in 2014.
“I think of every workout as a single drop in a big bucket filled with water. Workouts and fitness accumulate over time and I’ve stopped stressing about the workouts I can’t do.”