Hey! My name is Jordan Knuth and I am very excited to be a 2023 Seattle Marathon Ambassador! I am a research scientist and recent transplant to Seattle. I started running in 2019 and quickly fell in love with the half marathon distance. I completed my first half marathon in just over two hours that same year. I hoped to return the following year to break that famous 2-hour mark; however, injuries, COVID, and a cross country move led me to take a pause from running. Instead, I spent the next two years hiking and snowboarding the Colorado Rockies. I relocated to Seattle last summer and I took my 2020 running goal off the backburner. I eagerly started training; however, a tendon injury sidelined my 2022 Seattle Half Marathon attempt. After everything, I see this year as redemption. A chance to learn from my mistakes and do it better this time. A chance to stay healthy and listen to my body. This will be my second half marathon and I am hoping for a healthy finish— oh and a sub- 2-hour time wouldn’t be bad either. I hope to use this platform to motivate anyone who may be coming back from an injury or a hiatus from running. We can do this together!