Waverly Neer

Birthday: July 12

Hometown: Russiaville, IN

College: Columbia University, University of Oregon

Personal Bests: 3000m-9:08.72, 5000m-15:37.85, 10000m-33:26.98

Notable Accomplishments:

4 x All-American

2015 5th Place Finisher NCAA 10k

Favorite Shoe: HOKA ONE ONE® Tracers

Why NJNYTC? I instantly felt like I was a part of a family. I knew I could spend hours and hours a day with these people and it wouldn't get old. 

Greatest Strength: I'm extremely stubborn.

Greatest Weakness: I'm extremely stubborn.

Role Model: Diana Nyad 

Hobbies: Water sports. Reading goods books and giving them away to other people 

Running Idiosyncrasy: I get pretty weird about how tight my shoes are tied. I have a bad habit of stopping to tie and retie my shoelaces.

One Run With Anyone: It’s a tie between polar opposites: Mary Decker Slaney and Chelsea Handler