It’s a strategy he’s used hundreds of times over the past 12 years: When Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray wants to encourage new runners to race, he gives them a medal. A loaner medal. During
Start Weight: 295 poundsEnd Weight: 215 poundsTime Running: Year and a half I hit my highest weight in October 2016 at 295 pounds. I was so depressed. I was eating out all the time, never exercising, exhausted.
The next time you’re chasing down a marathon PR, keep your head up, or you might miss some of the famous race faces all around you. Check out the celebrity marathoners who might be in your pace group—and
Grant Emerson, 33, just played a music festival in Mobile, Alabama. For the Delta Rae bassist, it was business as usual, except it’s barely 6 a.m., and the rest of the band is fast asleep after post-show
Start Weight: 190 poundsEnd Weight: 120 poundsTime Running: 20 months I rewarded myself with an Apple Watch. I had lost 35 pounds with a diet alone, but I wanted to do more. After a couple weeks, I got
Dean Otto and Matthew McGirt run together at least once a week. While at first blush that may sound mundane, the way they met is anything but. The two formed an unlikely friendship when Otto, 52, ended
Start Weight: 240 poundsEnd Weight: 180 poundsTime Running: 4 and a half years My weight loss journey has been ongoing since I was in 5th grade. At the time, I had my first experience in a college dorm
When Deena Kastor first became a professional runner, she thought the hardest part would be the physical training. After all, what could be more taxing than interval workouts so intense you taste blood