Susan Paraska

Susan Paraska currently serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors.

Susan ran her first race (a 5K) on July 4, 1986, in Montgomery, Alabama. While living in Colorado in the 1990s, she began running 10Ks competing in events such as the Garden of the Gods. After moving to Atlanta, Georgia, she discovered a robust and rich running community offering year-round running at every distance.

She completed her first marathon in 2002, first ultra in 2008, and first 100-miler in 2012 at the Bartram 100 held in Milledgeville, Georgia. Susan is an active member of the Atlanta-Metro Jeff Galloway Program and the Darkside Running Club. Susan has served as the lead for the Atlanta-Metro Galloway Group’s speed training clinic since 2014.

She is a retired military officer, a certified project manager, and a RRCA-certified race director.