Rachel Yohn was born and raised in rural Wisconsin. Growing up in a rural area, she always felt a connection to animals and a desire to help them so she followed her passion and became a veterinarian. Rachel prides herself on being just as compassionate and caring to her animal patients as she does their human owners as she knows each person’s pet is truly a cherished family member. Rachel started running nine years ago when she signed up for her first race ever- the Chicago Distance Classic Half Marathon. Running a half marathon was a life changing experience and she hasn’t stopped running since. This Mother’s Day Rachel has chosen to run the SHE Rocks Virtual Run in honor of her beloved Mother, who embraced every day of life with joy and gratitude until the very end.
She RULES because:
She rules because she has never stopped chasing her goals whether it be to follow her childhood dreams of becoming a veterinarian or her goal of running a half marathon. When Rachel puts her mind to something, she follows through no matter what obstacles are thrown her way.
Fellow Flowers has become a key source of support in helping Rachel conquer her goals and embrace her inner rock star. For her, it’s a welcome reminder to keep putting one foot in front of the other even when times are tough. Rachel first heard of Fellow Flowers a year ago and was immediately drawn to the movement. She was inspired by the essence of what Fellow Flowers stood for – encouraging women to embrace who they are and celebrate every victory in life, whether it involved running shoes or not. Fellow Flowers reinforced a fiercely united bond that women innately shared and brought all types of women together to support each other – both their triumphs and pitfalls in both running and life. Fellow Flowers has held a special place in Rachel’s life ever since.