Lydia DelRosso, Co-Executive Director of Community Outreach and Giving; Co-Founder
Colleen Fossett, Co-Executive Director of Athletic Programs and Operations; Co-Founder
Kym Stone, Co-Executive Director of Racing and Sponsorship

 

Lydia DelRosso

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Favorite Bruce Song
“Of all time ‘Thunder Road’, right now ‘American Land.’”

Favorite MHWTC Event
“End of year bash!”

What Has Surprised You the Most About the Club?
“That it really is possible to have a huge group of women that encourage and support each other unconditionally.”

Favorite Breakfast Spot
“Blue Plate.”

Signature Drink
“Dry Rose from the Provence Region.”

Favorite Quote
“’Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim,’ Nora Ephron.”

Least Favorite Part of a Triathlon
“The swim…I have yet to conquer my open water swim anxiety.”

Favorite Race
“I loved SheRox…so sad to see it go.”

Night Before a Race Meal
“Shrimp scampi.”

Most Surreal Moment Since Starting the Club
“At our 2012 kick off meeting there were so many women lined up to get inside and to get a seat to listen to our presentation…I love that so many women appreciate what we are doing and want to be a part of it.”

Best Down to Earth Advice for a Newbie
“You must go commando when wearing biker and/or tri shorts.”

Best Running Song
“’Baba O’Riley’ by The Who.”

Colleen Fossett

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Favorite Bruce Song
My favorite song to run to is Jungleland, my favorite song to sing at the top of my lungs is Trapped and my favorite song to dance to is Rosalita.  The one song that I have only heard once live (despite 60+ concerts) is Jersey Girl.

Favorite MHWTC Event
Ride the Farm- Fall!  Pumpkins, Mums, Apple Cider Doughnuts!  Hills:)

What has Surprised You the Most About the Club?
That so many girls who joined the first year are still with us!  We started with 120 and are now at 800+ .  Out of those 120, at least 75% are still proud members.

Favorite Breakfast Spot
This has recently changed to Green Egg Cafe in Northern Liberties!

Signature Drink
Ice cold Miller Lite. Plain and simple. . The colder the better and never in a glass when long necks are around. NEVER!

Favorite Quote
“Stay hungry, stay foolish”- Steve Jobs

Least Favorite Part of a Triathlon
The drive there.  UGHHHHHHHH.  5:30 am.  No thanks!

Favorite Race
New York City Marathon.  One of the best days of my life.

Night Before a Race Meal
I don’t change a thing.

Best Down to Earth Advice for a Newbie
Strap down the boobies- make sure they don’t move. Double up the bra if you have !

Best Running Song
Mr. Brightside by  The Killers.

Coming out of my cage
And I’ve been doing just fine
Gotta gotta be down
Because I want it all
It started out with a kiss
How did it end up like this
It was only a kiss, it was only a kiss”

Read more: The Killers – Mr. Brightside Lyrics | MetroLyrics

Kym Stone

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Favorite Bruce Song — Man at the Top

Favorite MHWTC event — Queen of the Hill

What has surprised you the most about this club — diversity.

Favorite Breakfast Spot — Turning Point

Signature Drink — something different

Favorite Quote  — Looking at picture of prior students:  “The world is their oyster. They believe they’re destined for great things, just like many of you. Their eyes are full of hope, just like you. Did they wait until it was too late to make from their lives even one iota of what they were capable? Because you see, gentlemen, these boys are now fertilizing daffodils. But if you listen real close, you can hear them whisper their legacy to you. Go on, lean in. Listen. You hear it?… Carpe… Hear it?… Carpe. Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary. “  John Keating of Dead Poets Society

Le ast favorite part of a triathlon— the 5000 hours before the gun goes off

Favorite Race — Broad Street

Favorite night before a race meal  — Simple. brown rice pasta.