Erica Harrell


Age & Hometown: 39 – Originally from Alma, MI. Then, 15 years in Potterville, MI.


Current resident: Traverse City since October 2015

Employment: Munson Medical Center – Rehab Dept

Family: Husband, Michael. Son, Jacob. Daughter, Mya.

Years running: Since middle school track! – 25 years.

Why do you run? I run, because I love to eat!

Running accomplishments: Qualified for the Boston Marathon in 2015. Ran the Boston Marathon in 2016, and qualified for 2017 entry.

Favorite running shoes: Mizuno Riders

Favorite races: Autumn Classic 8k in Haslett, MI, with a course around Lake Lansing.

Favorite race distance: Half marathon

Running hero: Tarahumara Tribe

Favorite pre-race meal: peanut butter and jelly

Goals for 2018:

Favorite running quote: “Run fast, take chances.” Aric Prudden, friend and long-time running partner.

Best running advice given to me: Run your own race.

What is one thing your teammates would say about you? She comes to a hill and she speeds UP!

How do you feel about representing the TCTC by being a TCTC Race Team Member? With such a great group of runners in the area, it is an honor to represent not only the TCTC, but the northwest Michigan area as well.