Emily Hardy: Race Team Member 2016

Emily Hardy photo 1

Where is your home base, Emily?

Marietta, GA/Chattanooga, TN

What type of races do you enjoy?

Road Cycling, Triathlon, Road Running, Cyclocross

What have been your 5 race highlights so far?

  1. Disney Princess Half Marathon with my twin
  2. Finishing my first cyclocross race October 2015
  3. 5k a month in 2015
  4. Hot Chocolate 01/2015 proving I can run a race solo!

What is a cycling dream of yours?

To complete a century ride. I have done half century and under. Major goal of mine.

What is your favorite place to be around Chattanooga?

Riverwalk & Enterprise South

What has been your best moment on the bike so far this year?

Pulling a group road ride at 17mph average pace in GA

What is the first cycling memory you have?

Falling 2 times on maiden voyage but getting back on and not letting it keep me from continuing to ride.

Why do you like to ride & work-out with other women?

Encouragement, support, learning techniques, conversations, knowledge

What has been your best moment with the Velo Vixens so far?

Volunteering at the Chattanooga Marathon cheering everyone on.

Emily Hardy photo 2What is your favorite piece of Gear?

I love bright and out there cycling socks!!

What is your advice for a future Vixen?

Just a great group of women encouraging other women to get out and enjoy being active! Love that it’s multi-sport.

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