Anna started running when she was finishing her B.S. in Psychology at Northern Kentucky University. She continued as she finished her M.A. in School Counseling from Xavier University. She has completed 3 full marathons to date as well as 12 half marathons and several other races. She is a member of the Tri-State Running Club and has previously pace coached several half marathon groups as well as a couch to 5K group. She currently works in research at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She has been married to Matt Heeman since 2010 and lives in Fort Thomas, KY with their two children and dog. Running is her first love but she also enjoys Pilates, yoga, hiking, and of course visiting breweries!