Vilda Vera Mayuga
New York, N.Y.
Sports: Running, cycling, surfing
How I got started in sports: A few years ago while applying for a job, I was required to pass a physical, which included running two miles in under a certain amount of time. I decided to go all the way in my preparation and ended up training for my first marathon.
Favorite spot to be active: Central Park
Life/sport philosophy: Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Athletic highlights: Running a marathon every year.
Athletic goals: To complete an Olympic-distance triathlon.
Favorite fuel: Eggs, toast and OJ
Favorite indulgence: Cheeseburger, fries and a vanilla shake.
When I'm not running, cycling or surfing, I'm: Training, spending time with my husband or salsa dancing.
Other interesting facts: I was born and raised in Puerto Rico.