Makena Morley, 22, has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with ASICS and joined the Idaho Distance Project (IDP), a professional running team based in Boise. The team was founded by Emma Ulmer and is coached by Ulmer’s husband, Kameron. Morley’s boyfriend, Zach Perrin, has been a remote member of the group for a year and also signed a sponsorship deal with the team. Since it was formed in 2018, the IDP has grown to include nearly 20 athletes specializing in distances from the mile to the marathon.