September 28, 2017
Meet Mirna Valerio – the Mirnavator. Mirna stepped from relative obscurity into the national spotlight when she so brazenly announced as a 200 pound black woman that she was going to do an ultramarathon. This shouldn’t be a big deal,... View Article
August 22, 2017
Meet Kelly Newlon – the founder of RAD – Real Athlete Diets. I first met Kelly when she was running a food truck in Boulder called Streat Chefs. I literally wandered out of my office one day and there it... View Article
July 8, 2017
Cat Bradley had a 0.1% chance of winning the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run based on the 1,100 ballots that had been cast. In fact, the 1 ballot that predicted she would win was submitted by her boyfriend so... View Article
December 16, 2016
Meet Mirna Valerio of Fatgirlrunning. Years ago she was on the fast track to an early grave. Working two jobs, with a toddler in tow, not sleeping, not exercising and not taking care of herself finally took a toll. After a wake-up call on the Interstate, Mirna needed to hear some tough words from her doctor. Namely that she wouldn't be alive to watch her son grow up if she didn't make some big changes.
May 2, 2016
Meet Gunhild Swanson, the oldest woman to ever finish the 100-mile Western States race. And finish she did - with 6 seconds to spare - in 2015, Gunhild gave everything she had to squeak across the line in 29 hours 59 minutes 54 seconds.