Trail Gangsta of the Month

💥Trail Gangsta of the Month (September): Meet Regina Lopez! 💥

💥Trail Gangsta of the Month (September): Meet Regina Lopez! 💥

Name: Regina Lopez

Age: 29

Hometown: Azusa, CA

Current Residence: Azusa, CA 

Alma Mater: California State Polytechnic University

Occupation: Fitness Trainer, Professional Athlete

1. It may surprise others to learn that you have not always been a toned and confident, top-caliber athlete. When and how did you make this transformation? 

I remember looking at a mirror while seeing my reflection and just knew I was capable of so much more. I started spending time alone and with God. I started spending time with people who acknowledged me as a person. I started digging deep to...

💥 Trail Gangsta of the Month (August) - Meet Issac Easley!

💥 Trail Gangsta of the Month (August) - Meet Issac Easley!

Full Name: Isaac Easley

Age: 30 

Hometown: Peoria, Arizona

Current Residence: Peoria, Arizona

Occupation: Owner of Take It Easley Productions, Adjunct Sports Videography Professor at Arizona State University

1. To many, you’re a Superhero! Can you share your superpower(s), your kryptonite and a part of your identity that’s usually kept a secret?

Haha, do people think that? My power would be powering up others around me. I’m the ultimate motivator. My kryptonite is anime and musicals. I’ll stop everything I’m doing for a good anime or the musical arts. I like to hide my Super...

Trail Gangsta of the Month • February 2020

Meet Amit Mehta!

Name: Amit Mehta
Hometown: Bombay, India
Current Residence: Bombay, India
Occupation: Entrepreneur

1) How and when did you start trail running?

I’ve been hiking and trekking the mountains for as far as I can remember. I started road running around 2014 thanks to my wife, and that leg turnover just transitioned into the trails when I went for my next hike. Since then, the mountains have never been the same!

2) Your wife Monica is also a runner. How did you two meet? 

Monica and...

Trail Gangsta of the Month • January 2020

Meet Amy Carrion!

Name: Amy Carrion
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
Current Residence: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Nutritionist / Health Coach


1) How and when did you get into trail running?

I really got into trail running about 3 years ago when I met my husband Alex. I had done a few trail runs prior but nothing big. He had done a few ultras when we met and was training for his first 100-miler so...

Trail Gangsta of the Month • November 2019

Meet Neil Weintraub!

Hometown: Scarsdale, NY
Current Residence: Flagstaff, AZ
Occupation: Kaibab National Forest South Zone Archaeologist


1) How and when did you get into trail running?

When I first moved to Flagstaff in 1986, I was living in a barely renovated chicken coop at the Museum of Northern Arizona. I used to bang my head every morning on the ceiling as I rolled over to put on my running shoes. I would...