About Kaye Anne


Kaye Anne Starosciak was born and raised in Belleville, Michigan, a small town halfway between Detroit and Ann Arbor.

After earning her Bachelors of Science in Dietetics from Michigan State University, Kaye Anne went on to complete an internship at the University of Michigan Health System, where she worked side-by-side with some of the leading healthcare providers in the world.  After receiving certification from the American Dietetic Association, she took her skills to St. Luke’s Hospital in Houston, part of the world renowned Texas Medical Center, and counseled patients with conditions such as diabetes, obesity and eating disorders.

In 1998, Kaye Anne was hired as the first Sports Nutritionist at the University of Michigan Athletic boston15two_PSDepartment, where she received an expansive view of how some of the nation’s top collegiate athletes, coaches and training staffs prepare for success.

During all this time, Kaye Anne remained an avid runner, competing in road races of all distances as well as sprint triathlons and trail races.  However, it wasn’t until she began setting high personal goals – and seriously working to achieve them – that she became one of the nation’s top distance runners.

Since 2011, Kaye Anne has put-up some impressive PR’s, as well as wins and podiums.

  • Winner, Female Overall Division, 2015 Publix Georgia Marathon
  • Winner, Female Overall Division, 2010 & 2011 Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon
  • Winner, Female Overall Division, 2011 Berry Half Marathon
  • Winner, Female Overall Division, 2012 Downhill at Dawn Half Marathon
  • Winner, Female Overall Division, 2011 Charlevoix Half Marathon
  • Winner, Female Overall Division, 2013, 2014 & 2016 Red Top Rumble Trail Race
  • Winner, Female Masters Division, 2016 Mercedes Marathon
  • Winner, Female Masters Division, 2016 Bayshore Marathon
  • Winner, Female Masters Division, 2013 Rocket City Marathon
  • Winner, Female Division, 2011 Georgia Games Run for Life 5K
  • 7th, Female Masters Division, 2014 Boston Marathon
  • 3rd, Female Overall Division, 2013 Detroit Half Marathon
  • 4th, Female Masters Division, 2014 Detroit Marathon

Personal Records:
26.2:    2:51:25  (Boston Marathon, 2013)
13.1:    1:21:45 (Mercedes Benz Half Marathon, 2014)
10K:     38:13 (AJC Peachtree Roadrace, 2014)
5K:       18:18  (Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk, 2011)

Today, Kaye Anne still competes regularly as a Masters runner in races across the country.  The majority of her time, however, is spent helping others achieve their goals on the playing field and in life.  This is done via programs such as the iRun Project and seminars given to athletes and coaches at all levels.  In addition, Kaye Anne is an avid charity runner, raising money and awareness for organizations such as the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and the Shepherd Center for Brain and Spinal Injuries.  She has also been designated a Race Ambassador for the 2016 Detroit Free Press Talmer Bank Marathon.

Kaye Anne is married and has three daughters.  Her family lives in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia.

American Diet

irun project

North Atlanta Running Project

USA Track & Field