Melissa Wentarmini is a 37-year old mom and running fanatic. Melissa began running six years ago and after taking two years off for the pregnancy and birth of her youngest child, Melissa returned to running in 2012. Setting 2013 PR's at distances from 5K (18:59) to the Half Marathon (1:35), Melissa shares her love of running with her husband and seven children, with friends, family and community members. The Marketing Director for the beautiful Iron Mountain Road and Trail Half Marathon and the newsletter editor for the Upper Peninsula Road Runners Club, allows Melissa to combine her love of writing, running, volunteering and marketing. 2014 goals include lowering her 1/2 marathon time and qualifying for the Boston Marathon. Melissa also teaches Indoor Cycling classes at her local YMCA.