Meet the Competitors

Meet the 2015 Competitors: Melissa Salerno

Melissa Salerno | Women’s Elite Mile

Melissa Salerno will join her Furman Elite teammates this year at the starting line on Friday, August 7th. She has a personal best in the mile of 4:34.37, so she’ll be pushing for the win, and a new personal best. Those have seemed to come in bunches (see below).

Facebook: melissa.salerno.35
Twitter: @mesalerno
Instagram: @melsalerno

Coach: Robert Gary
Club: Furman Elite

5 Things About Me: Melissa Salerno

  1. I used to work full time doing cancer research.
  2. My 1500m/mile PR has improved by 40 seconds since 2009.
  3. I went to school at Fordham University, where I got a Bachelors in Psychology, and a Masters in Mental Health.
  4. My nickname is Kiko (like the giraffe at the Greenville, SC zoo).
  5. Favorite workout is anything with 1k repeats.

Learn more about Melissa at: Eat with the Pros | VIP Experience | Run with the Pros

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