E24 Rebecca E: Running 100miles one year after having a baby

E24 Rebecca E: Running 100miles one year after having a baby

Rebecca is a 32 year old ultra runner with big goals. She's currently training for her first 100 mile race, while also raising her 9 month old baby girl. Rebecca's story is not meant to push new moms, it's a story of someone who is really good at listening to her body. Rebecca is a prime example of having patience, and what you can do if you stay calm and accept where you're at. 

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E21 Heather: Never going to keep me down

E21 Heather: Never going to keep me down

If you met Heather, you'd think she was just a badass lady that runs fast and makes a ton of friends. What you wouldn't guess, is that she has been through the wringer time and time again. In 2000 she started experiencing random physical symptoms like open sores, hair loss, facial lesions and rashes. Diagnosed with Systemic Lupus and an extreme sensitivity to the sun, she retired from road running to find shade in the trails.  

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E20 Kate: What's an aid station anyway?

E20 Kate: What's an aid station anyway?

Despite being an outdoor enthusiast, Kate hated running. That all changed, however, when she discovered the magic of trail running at 40 years old. Kate talks about quickly falling in love with flying through the woods, and running 50 mile weeks without much thought. Suffering from imposter syndrome she signed up for a technical 30km to prove she really was a runner.

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E19 Faith: When life gives you weather, learn how to run

E19 Faith: When life gives you weather, learn how to run

Faith was 46 years old when her home town in Massachusetts was hit with a Tornado, leaving no end of destruction. Needing to do something to help she signed up for a charity 5km to raise money. The then non-runner quickly fell in love. She improved rapidly as new runners often do, and set her sights for a BQ. After 6 or 7 tries, she realized the ultra world was where she belonged.

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