Karen Hester, Secretary

Karen Hester has been on the LBNF board for seven years, serving as the Board’s Secretary. She’s an avid runner and brings with her knowledge about race logistics that is instrumental during the planning of the annual Wrigley River Run. She has completed at least a dozen marathons, including Long Beach, L.A. and Boston; a few half Ironman events; as well as many half marathons. Karen retired from the City of Long Beach in 2013 as Executive Assistant to the City Attorney after about 30 years of service. She is married to the former City of LB, Director of Parks, Recreation and Marine and has two married sons. She’s been staying active during retirement  enjoying their home in Lake Arrowhead, running with friends, or playing with her two grandsons (1 ½ year old and 4 months old) and another one on the way.

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