Why I run: Meryn Rathert

FROM: Columbus

RESIDES: Columbus

OCCUPATION: Account manager at Cummins

SIGNED UP FOR: Half-marathon

SHOES: Saucony

FAVORITE SONG TO RUN TO: “A very wide variety.”

WHY I RUN: “To stay healthy, and I’m happy this year to be running with my dad (Bill Mahoney). This is his first half-marathon, so it’s been awesome to get to do it together.”