POW Marathon a Destination Race! Interview with Diann Wilson-Morrison

Arthur Martin Editor POW Report Prince of Wales

Gretchen Klein contributed to this article

Diann Wilson-Morrison, a daughter from Hydaburg’s well known Morrison family participated in the Prince of Wales Marathon in 2005 and 2006. “Diann’s sister, Donna Morrison, who is five years younger is also a marathon runner, has run the POW marathon, as well as, three marathons in Eugene, Oregon with Diann. In August 2018, Donna completed the Anchorage marathon called “the Mayor’s Run.” The Morrison’s have three marathon runners in the family: Thom, Diann and Donna. We hope her story will inspire you to join this year’s 20th annual marathon!

Growing up in the village of Hydaburg, Diann was always running and participating in sports from a young age. Her family ate lots of healthy foods such as clams, salmon, deer, greens and berries that are plentiful on the island. Once Diann graduated high school she focused her time on getting a PHD from Stanford and running was put aside to focus on her career and family.

In her 50’s Diann decided to accomplish what she had always thought of as an impossible dream–to complete a marathon! Together in 2002 Diann and her husband decided they would complete this mission together. The first step was to find a good running book and good running shoes. Diann, who now lives in Eugene, Oregon says she is very blessed as she…. Read more https://www.powreport.com/2019/01/prince-of-wales-marathon-destination-race-interview-diann-morrison.html