Will Griesmer - Product Guru

Will was born in Fairfax, Virginia but lived in Hawaii, Florida, and Japan before returning back to Virginia Beach where he has lived since 2013. He played basketball, soccer, and baseball up until high school before joining the cross country team his freshman year at Princess Anne High School. He has been running since 2018 and now competes in cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track. He started working at Running Etc. in October 2021. Will ran his first half marathon in June of 2021 and hopes to run a full marathon within the next couple of years as well as qualify for the Boston Marathon. His best race so far was when he got his first win in the 3200m his sophomore year during his outdoor regional track meet. He also ran under 10 minutes for the first time that race. When Will’s not running you will find him either at school, hanging with friends and family, or hiking.

  • Favorite distance: 3200m
  • Favorite pre-race breakfast meal: Peanut butter toast
  • Dream race: Mile against Eliud Kipchoge through the streets of Kenya
  • Fun Fact: Will can ride a unicycle and is learning to juggle