Lush Kat loves to run, but she also has a full time job and a family.  She has over 20 years as a health care industry executive.  Kat’s family includes a supportive husband who ensures the Running Lushes get to their race starts on time, a teenage son who runs cross country, and a daughter in elementary school.

Lush Kat started running in 2012, and while she is not the fastest runner in her age bracket, she runs a packed race calendar.  Kat has completed 5 marathons, 3 Ragnar relay races, trail races of various distances, and over 30 half marathons.  In addition to running, Kat cross trains in the karate dojo.  Kat has earned the rank of Black Belt in Kenpo Karate, and is currently training to earn her 1st Degree Black Belt in 2018.