City Manager Q&A: Lindsey Watson

Our city managers and ambassadors are the ones you see every Sunday. They are passionate about running and brunching. And we wanted you to get to know them even better…

Today meet Lindsey Watson our Phoenix city manager. Lindsey has been with bRUNch Phoenix from the get-go and is one of the reasons we have a chapter in the Valley of Sun.

What is your day job?

Marketing Event Planner at Grand Canyon University.

When and why did you start running?

I started running regularly in 2009 to train for the Tillman Run with a friend (wink wink Alex).

Why do you love running?

I love the feeling of accomplishment when training for and finishing a race and I love that you can run anywhere, no equipment needed.

What is your favorite brunch entree?

Eggs Benedict.

What is your favorite brunch drink?

Bloody Mary or a craft beer.

What is your favorite running gear?

Swiftwick socks, Brooks Running Shoes, the MapMyRun app and my bRUNch tank of course!

What is your favorite distance to run?

I mostly stick to 5K's but I like pushing myself to a 4-5 mile run too.

What are your running goals?

I would love to run a half-marathon some day! Training begins next year (after baby Watson is born).