“WeRunMPLSer of the Month” is a series we write to introduce the faces that make WeRunMPLS so special. Our core is community; it was the motivation behind starting WeRunMPLS, is the foundation for every time we meet and is what guides all our decisions. Hope you enjoy!


Tell us your name + how you found out about WeRunMPLS.

Man Nguyen - I found WeRunMPLS through Facebook. It popped on my feed as "You Might Also Like". And it's true - I do like.

Where is your favorite place to run?

The chain of lakes: Cedar, Isles, Calhoun, Harriet. You can run anywhere from 3 miles around Calhoun to 15 miles around all four.

What’s been your favorite night of WeRunMPLS (so far!)?

Running trails out of Utepils Brewing. It was my first time running trails and I had a blast creating the route as we ran.

Tell us your top 5 interests.

  1. Running

  2. Cooking

  3. Eating at new restaurants

  4. Reading

  5. Volunteering at the Walker

What’s your favorite thing about WeRunMPLS?

Everyone is really friendly and welcoming to new people. There's always someone to run with no matter your pace.

Favorite running quote?

Not really a quote a fun haiku I found about marathons:

I can’t feel my legs

Medal! Thanks! That was awesome

So when’s the next race?

One random fact everyone should know about you.

I ran a marathon in Singapore.

Anything we didn't cover?

I plan on running a marathon in New Zealand next year.