Chris had open-heart surgery to replace an aortic valve due to a congenital heart condition in 2010. Before the surgery, Chris was never a runner but she turned to it as a way to stay healthy and have fun after her surgery. Chris wanted to join Lucky 13 in order to become stronger and more confident, as well as to complete the Carlsbad Half Marathon.
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