Thursday, December 2, 2010

Runner in the Spotlight: Tiffany McAfee

Where do you work?
UNC Charlotte, Extended Academic Programs. I am currently working with distance educaction and summer school.

What's your favorite restaurant in Charlotte and why?
Ru Sans. This is a Japanese restaurant that specializes in mostly sushi. The sushi is priced well and delicious! They have so much to choose from and many different choices. Rusan's is also very creative, my must-have is the crispy bagel roll!

How long have you lived in Charlotte?
16 years. I moved to charlotte with my family in 1994 from Poughkeepsie, NY.

When and why did you start running?
I started in April 2010! I decided to start after trying to run the Homecoming 5K at UNC Charlotte, where I couldn't run, so I wanted to get in better shape.

What do you love about running?
The way you feel that you've accomplished something after you run. I also like running with my husband and my friends.

Favorite place you've traveled and loved for running?
I enjoyed running on the sandy shores at Kure Beach. I hope to do the 5k at Disney World next year.

What's your most memorable race and why?
The Earth Day 5k in Monroe, because I was able to run most of it without being completed exhausted. It was also memorable after seeing my time and being impressed with myself!

Favorite Charlotte race?
Hit the Brixx 5k -- fun with friends, good weather conditions and free pizza!!

Where is your favorite place to run in Charlotte?
The Mallard Creek Greenway and UNCC

Favorite distance? PR?
5k, 37:56

What do you love most about the Charlotte Running Club?
The fun newsletters with fun facts and race updates. The AWESOME wesbite!

If you were the President of the CRC, what would you try to change / make happen in the club?
More discounts! Recruitment bonuses!


  1. Yay Tiffany - looking forward to more runs at school next week!


  2. Congrats! Love the PR! I don't feel so alone in the Over 30:00 PR group! Lol