Terri Visovatti

About Terri: I am an avid runner and triathlete. After many years of coaching athletes and working with coaches to aid athletes to return to training and racing condition after injuries; I became USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified Coach. I am also a Performance Therapist (massage therapist, coach, movement specialist/kinesiologist; all rolled into one!) When I am not in one of my offices working, out training/coaching, you may find her working with the Northwestern University Athletic Department and the various sports team. (Don't worry! I have fun too!)

Sport Discipline: Triathlon

Most memorable moment in your multisport career: I never considered myself an athlete and sometimes I still don't. There are so many memories. Not all of them have to do with me being clumsy either! One that really stands out in my mind (and keeping it short and sweet) is racing on fathers day, and seeing my Dad (my biggest fan) just before crossing the finish line and just screaming HAPPY FATHER'S DAY! to him. I do what I do not just for me but because of him. My mom too. They may not be at every event, or even many of them these days; but I know they are proud of me and I love sharing the  fun with them. Dad comes to whatever races he can and cheers. He even rode his bike all over the Chicago Marathon course in the rain for most of it to just catch a quick glimpse of me. I am so fortunate to have that in my life.

Sport Career Highlights: My highlights aren't about goals necessarily...

I am certain that my 2019 is going to top it all!

Chicago Marathon 2018; Working with a charity team and then running and raising money.

2016 Hincapie Gran Fondo. It was epic. I had never done something like that before. Met up with friends and had a blast. That ride, the community. Outstanding.

2014, training for my first Ironman. Didn't go as planned. I got really sick. It forced me to be unable to race. The following season, it was difficult to find my spirit again. I had fun and that was my commitment. I also found coaching.

My first 70.3 Racine 2013. Training with a group. Doing all the things. I think I fell in love with triathlon more fully that season. SO many emotions. The first season, was OMG I am doing this!

My first triathlon season. Sharing with my new friends. My family. 2012