The Accolade

Mathematician Meets Marathons 

Math teacher Amanda Morris gears up with water bottles, a knee brace, hat, and sunglasses for her first marathon in Long Beach in 2013. Image used with permission from Amanda Morris.

Hanna Oltman

October 25, 2019

After a long day of lecturing and grading papers, most teachers head home to get some well-needed rest. However, Sunny Hills math teacher Amanda Morris puts on her running shoes, grabs some water and hits the trails. Her training has just begun, and she’s determined to run 26.2 miles in under four...

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