Who is your favorite athlete?Wilma Rudolph.What is your favorite movie? “Remember the Titans.”What is your best athletic memory?Our girls team qualifying for last year’s state cross country meet.What is your worst athletic memory?Finishing 10th at the state meet. I know I can do better.In a movie made about your life, who would play you?My friend Maria Long, she would be a much cooler version of me.If you hosted a dinner party and could invite any three people, who would they be?Sir Isaac Newton, my best friend is majorly into physics so he wouldn’t be able to lecture me anymore. George Washington Carver, he set such a good example for standing up for what you believe in. He wasn’t afraid to be controversial. And poet Shel Silverstein.If you could have a superpower, what would it be?To have super speed.Do you have any superstitions?No peanut butter and jelly sandwiches the day of a race and always double- and triple-knot my shoe laces.Do you have a nickname?Some people call me Em.What advice do you have for younger runners just starting out?Don’t put too much pressure on yourself. Run because you love it. When you get nervous, think about what keeps you running. Just try to have fun each and every day.