Tanaya was born in Douglas, Wyoming and is a current resident of Sedona, Arizona. She works as both a sound healer and a realtor. . Tanaya has an amazing support system in her Grandma Nancy, husband Joshua, and four lovely kitties: Angel, Antonio, Prana Chi, and DeChelly. When not running or working, Tanaya loves to practice yoga, meditate, and read.
Tanaya's favorite places to run include any that are out in nature, high in the hills or mountain tops where the sounds of the city disappear.
Tanaya is a lover of all animals and a big recycling activist.
Too run sub 2:40 before the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials
Half Marathon 1:19:40
Marathon 2:44 RNR AZ 2018
Tanaya has won 4 marathons and holds the record for 2 marathon courses.