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Inspirational Stories from real athletes

Music and Running

Music and Running

January 04, 2018

Music is my life and it always has been, but running is my second passion. I use music and running to keep a healthy life.

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World Record Holder

World Record Holder

January 04, 2018

While my running times are ordinary, my aspirations to push my boundaries are not. I ran 63 marathons in 63 days to set the world record most marathons run by a woman consecutively.

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Running to Heal the Soul

Running to Heal the Soul

January 04, 2018

I lost my mom to early onset Alzheimer’s on New Year’s Day. Running has always been an outlet for me — I started running in middle school to handle my dad’s alcoholism and my brother’s addiction to drugs.

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Wanting to Fly

Wanting to Fly

January 04, 2018

I have always wanted to fly. I’ve spent my whole life exploring the outdoors and in 2015 I started learning to paraglide. Not long after, I started speed flying, which is paragliding down a steep slope with skis. I made an error and crashed into the ground going really fast.

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Running post amputation

Running post amputation

January 04, 2018

Losing my leg wasn’t a reasonable prospect. But as time went by, there was scar tissue built up from different surgeries and the infection was still in there. In late May of 2015, I went for a trail run and it had been a really wet month — there was soil and rocks falling in weird places.

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