Professional triathlete Kristi Johnson, 31, was unable to compete in Ironman Arizona this past month but will be heading into next year’s season with unwavering fortitude and a master’s degree in landscape architecture from Arizona State University.
When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast Ahwatukee Foothills resident Deanna Montalbano was concerned about friends and family in the area, but as the worst of the storm passed she was also torn over whether or not she would still be participating in the New York City Marathon.
With little chance of rain for the next few weeks, Ahwatukee Foothills residents can safely take advantage of a local car wash that will benefit a nonprofit organization and help a local mom raise some funds for the New York City Marathon.
Susan Loken didn’t start running until she was well into her adult life. A stay-at-home mom, Loken was dedicated to her family when she moved to Arizona. But as her kids got older, she wanted to pick up an activity that got her in shape and introduced her to new people.
The Ahwatukee Foothills News hosts a forum with the Kyrene Justice Precinct Justice of the Peace candidates Darryl Jacobson-Barnes and John McComish.For more from this forum, see our playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8ZTVzyUoWKlKPglHroNHEnyT5gFlA8nF[Video: Vincent Cota/Ahwatukee Foothills News]