Michelle Wimberley moved to Kearney,MO with her husband, John, daughter Abby and son Jack in December 2013. They have two dogs and five cats. She is the founder of the Fishing River Running Club where she serves as a board member. Michelle owns Up & Running, a local running store and operates a race timing company. She currently provides assistance to area non-profit race directors sharing her knowledge as an RRCA Certified Race Director. Michelle became an RRCA Certified Coach in 2006 when she lived in Clarksville, TN , served as the Tennessee State Rep and owned a running specialty store. Michelle has a B.S. in Athletic Training from the University of Tulsa, M.Ed. in Physical Education from East Tennessee and a PhD in Biomechanics from Texas Woman’s University. She has been running since junior high school and has completed races ranging from 5k to marathons and triathlons. Michelle served as a member of the USA Triathlon Pacific Northwest Council when she lived in Hawaii. Michelle is excited to work with the current RRCA clubs and to establishing new clubs to promote running and various RRCA programs in Missouri. Her passion is developing Kids Running Programs and providing kid friendly races.