City of Residence: Salem
Date of Birth: 02/10/1955
Born Raised: Cobourg, Ontario, Canada
Occupation: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Family: husband- Peter, son- Jason, daughter- Nicole
Hobbies and Interests: hiking, kayaking, gardening, horses
HS Track: Yes
HighSchool and Events: Cobourg West High School...100yds; 220yds; 440yds; 4x100 relay
College Track: No
HS-College Achievements: My high school track achievements were recognized by a trophy named for me....the Gail Johns Trophy has been presented to a male or female track athlete for the past 30 years.
Age Started Masters: 47
Masters Achievements: All American: 100M; 200M; 400M
NH Senior State Records in the 100M and 200M (2005)
Track Club: Mass Velocity
Any Injuries: Chronic Back Problems ; hamstring tear; numerous muscle strains
Reasons Goals for Sprinting: After 15 years of distance running, I felt the need for a 'change of pace'...........not far.......just fast!!!!!!!!
Comments: I've learned the hard way that less is more...and that I must listen to the body to stay healthy. The eliptical machine is a great substitute when the body's had too much pounding on the track.