FAIRFIELD UNION MILITARY MEMBERS COMPETE IN RUNNING COMPETITIONS
Emily Elliott Valencia competed in the 2015 Disney World Marathon Weekend January 8 - 11, 2015. Emily is a 2005 Fairfield Union graduate, 2009 Ohio University graduate and an Army National Guard Veteran. Emily was a four year cross country and track runner for Fairfield Union setting several records while in high school. She has continued to run in races throughout the US and several other countries. The races consisted of a 5K on January 8, 10K on January 9, half marathon on January 10 and a full marathon on January 11 for a total of 46.2 miles. Running all four races is called the "Dopey Races" and the half and whole marathon is called the "Goofy Races." Emily ran the races with her husband, David. A friend and fellow Fairfield Union graduate, Logan Herd also participated in the half and full marathon. Emily and David's children, David and Rebekah also ran the children's run.