POW Marathon a Destination Race: Interview with Vena Stough

By Gretchen Klein

Vena and Derek Morgan starting the race

During a lively conversation with Vena, she described her Prince of Wales Marathon experience 11 years ago. During the interview, she discussed why she decided to start training for the race, as well as, her perspective on the experience.

Vena is deeply rooted in Wrangell, Alaska. Wrangell is an island with mild temperatures ranging from 30 to 60 degrees in the spring and early summer along with an average annual precipitation – rainfall of 79.33 inches.

Vena has spent the majority of her life living in Southeast Alaska and is accustomed to the cool wet weather. She is… Read more >