Elaine Acosta is an outgoing endurance runner with a zeal for travel! Combining these two passions, she has taken her obsession for running by testing her endurance around world! From the Athens Classic Marathon in Greece to Comrades Marathon in South Africa to Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc around the Alps, the magic of running is about constant adventure and changing environments.
She favors mountains, roots, rocks and trails, but also enjoys the road. She started with 5k’s in 2007 and quickly got hooked. She has participated in 200+ races/events, ranging in distances from 800 meters to 100+ miles. She trains with her fiancé and running clubs, Raritan Valley Road Runners and Trail Whippass.
Elaine is constantly challenging herself and exploring new grounds. In 2012 she discovered pacing and they joy of helping other runners reach their goals. Giving back is always a PR! It’s a rewarding experience and a way to meet so many wonderful people who share the love for running.
Join her for some miles and smiles! She’ll keep a steady even pace, share her knowledge, swap stories and cheer at every mile (it’s all about little victories!). For the extra energetic, she’ll take some jumping photos along the way — a signature move of hers! Put in your training and look for her at the starting line!