Meet the Newest CRC Elite Members

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Jessica Hoover

High School: Hilliard Davidson

College: Miami University, Michigan State University

Personal Bests:

1600: 4:53     5k: 16:48     10k: 35:37

Goals: “I want to continue to case p.r.’s in the 5k and 10k distances, with the hope of eventually moving up to the half and full marathon distances. I view running as a way to learn about life. I hope to always continue to learn more about the sport and inspire others along the way.After graduation, I wanted a supportive group of people to help me in the pursuit of my goals-people that understand the sacrifice, the high & lows of long-distance running. I’m so excited to be joining CRC Elite and look forward to the many miles ahead!”


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Minori Minagawa

High School: Dublin Scioto

College: Ohio State University

Personal Bests:

Mile: 4:48     5k: 16:47     10k: 34:34

Goals: “My goals for this summer are to train for the Columbus Half Marathon and run some road races. I wanted to join CRC Elite because I wanted to be part of a fun team, and have people to train with who have similar goals as me.”

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Sakiko Minagawa

High School: Dublin Scioto

College: Ohio State University

Personal Bests:

Mile: 4:51 5k: 16:42 10k: 34:27

Goals: “My running goal for summer is to build mileage back up…I also plan to run a few 5k and 10k road races this summer and fall to prepare for the Columbus Half Marathon in October. I have known CRC since I started running in high school and loved the company’s warm welcome and support over the years. [After college] I wanted to continue running and represent my local community that helped me love running, and become the person that I am now. I hope that together, [the team] can motivate and support one another to work towards our individual goals.”

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Emily Odle

High School: Southport High School (IN)

College: Indiana University (Run Club), University of Indianapolis

Personal Bests:

3k: 10:09     5k: 17:20     10k: 36:11

Goals: “My goals are to relighting the competitive fire and racing mindset this summer. I will race the Mill Race Half Marathon in September and the Columbus Half Marathon in the fall. I wanted to join CRC for the community, companionship and competition.”

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Jenny Sanderson

High School: Bellbrook High School (Dayton)

College: Ohio State University (Run Club)

Personal Bests:

3k: 10:28      5k: 18:18

Goals:”My main goal is to break 18 in the 5k and stay healthy. I wanted to join CRC to be surrounded by people who share similar commitment to and passion for running as myself.”

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Josh Sabo

High School: Revere High School (Akron)

College: Ohio State University, Eastern Michigan University

Personal Bests:

1500: 3:46     5k: 15:09     8k: 24:23

Goals:”I would like to run a half marathon fairly quick this fall, break 15 in the 5k and get ready for indoor track. I have heard nothing but positive things from friends and former teammates who have run for CRC. Also, being in Columbus makes me appreciate the group and how they are trying to grow the sport of running in the area, which is something I want to be a part of.”

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