Running is much more than just the physical mechanics of putting one foot in front of the other. It's a test of mental strength and willpower, and for many, it's also a form of meditation. These stories follow three women who have all been defined by a life-changing event. Running has provided a new perspective that has made it possible for these inspiring women to overcome their challenges and be stronger for it.
These are the Women Who Fly.
"Sitting in a jail cell made me realize this is my bottom, and I need to stop. And, I had to change my life."
- hoka Fan Catra Corbett
Catra is an ultrarunner, and she lives in Fremont, California with her dachshund, Truman. She has raced over 250 ultramarathons and is a prominent member of the ultra community.
"I had to fight really hard to be who I am today, and I faced it. And, I feel like that's how I want to face the world is, light and dark are part of our lives, right? And, you have to hold them with the same levity."
- hoka Athlete Devon Yanko
Devon is an ultrarunner and lives in San Anselmo, California. When she's not racing, training or travelling, she is the co-owner of a bakery.