Meet the 2017 Team UC in the Westminster 10K


Name: Masha Ooijevaar

Campus: UC Los Angeles - LLM 2014

Hometown: Originally from Amsterdam, Netherlands; living in London since 2010 (with a year in LA) and looking forward to eventually moving to California

Masha is a lawyer at KPMG and uses fitness to cope with a hectic work schedule. Masha discovered an appreciation for running when living in Los Angeles where she did a 5K Easter run, which was followed by a 10K run for the London Triathlon in 2015.

Alongside running, Masha enjoys a game of tennis and discovering new food places in London. 

Go Bruins

What's your favorite...

Post-run snack? Rice crackers with peanut butter as a little snack or a nice big brunch (preferably an all-you-can-eat one)! 

Place to run in London?  Hyde Park

Playlist to run to? A good mixed playlist on Spotify. Anything with a fun beat! 

Why did you choose to run with Team UC? I recently joined the UC alumni community and thought this would be a fantastic opportunity to not only improve my running skills, but also to meet some new and interesting people.

Do you have a personal best for the British 10K? Not yet!

What are you looking forward to after you cross the finish line? Eating... and celebrating!  

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