Stacy Cohen, R.N., is a registered nurse outreach coordinator for Norton Healthcare Centers for Prevention & Wellness. In that role she helps organize community outreach events that primarily provide health screenings for underserved populations in Louisville Metro. Passionate about health and wellness, Cohen started a running and walking team, Runners on a Mission, nearly eight years ago. She also created the Runners on a Mission Foundation Inc., a nonprofit organization that works to reduce childhood obesity.
Stacy started running to lower her cholesterol level. Her first race was a 2-mile race on Thanksgiving Day, in 2002. Since then, she has run two full marathons, ten mini-marathons, and numerous 5k and 10k races. Stacy hopes to one day participate in a duathlon.
Stacy Cohen, R.N., race trainer for the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon/miniMarathon talks about the importance of cross training.