About Lydia Odell
otionMap was founded January 2012 when Lydia Odell decided to bundle her passions of running, walking, and hiking together to make a difference in the lives of many.
- 25 years of running
- 10 years of group facilitation/team building workshops
- 10 years of race coordination and involvement
- 8 years of waterfall touring
- 6 years of personal/group training
MotionMap seeks to motivate, support, and encourage everyone to move, work hard, try new things, and feel good about the effort.
Whether you want to start a walking program or need support in completing a first marathon, MotionMap will help you set appropriate goals while motivating and supporting you to reach those goals.
We will work side by side, week by week, month by month…TOGETHER!
It’s that simple.
A few accomplishments
|1st Master’s Female||Greenville Marathon (Greenville, SC)||10/2011|
|2nd Overall Female||New River Trail 50K (Fries, VA)||10/2011|
|3rd Master’s Female||Asheville ½ Marathon (Asheville, NC)||09/2011|
|2nd Overall Female||Lake Logan Aquathlon (Waynesville, NC)||07/2011|
|1st Master’s Female||Bethel ½ Marathon (Waynesville, NC)||10/2010|
|1st Master’s Female||DuPont ½ Marathon (Cedar Mtn, NC)||04/2010|
|Top 20 Master’s Female||Richmond Marathon (Richmond, VA)||11/2009|
|1st Master’s Female||Bethel ½ Marathon (Waynesville, NC)||10/2009|
|2nd Overall Female||Roanoke ½ Marathon (Roanoke, VA)||11/2008|
|1st Overall Female||DuPont State Forest Marathon (CM, NC)||10/2008|
|10th Overall Female||Charlotte Marathon (Charlotte, NC)||12/2006|
|2nd Overall Female||DuPont State Forest Marathon (CM, NC)||10/2005|
|*Race Director for DuPont Forest 50K||2011-Present|
|*Race Director for Hickory Mtn. 10K||2010-Present|
|*Competed in first Ultra trail marathon (New River)||10/2011|
|*Competed in first Aquathlon (Lake Logan)||07/2011|
|*Qualified for and ran in 2 Boston Marathons||2007 and 2008|
|*Finished 8 marathons||1999 – 2011|
|*Competed in first marathon (Philadelphia Marathon)||11/1999|
|*To establish the local area as a central point of interest for trail running! For an example of a successful event, see race.degreemap.org||Ongoing|
|*Speedier 10K, ½ marathon and full marathons||2012-2013|
|*First ½ Ironman Triathlon||2012|
|*First 6 hr. trail race||2012|