Meet Matthew Melling, or "the Wigan Runner," as he is known around the world. He has maintained a formidable run streak since 2017 and uses his passion for running to raise money for charities. He has run all over the world, in a wide variety or conditions, and does not plan on stopping any time soon! Here is his story, told to Run The Edge in March, 2019...
Lisa is a participant in our Run The Year 2019 challenge from the UK who walks to get her miles in! Through walking with her adorable dog, Jess, she raises money for cancer research and stays healthy. Her reflections, struggles, and triumphs are so inspiring and candid. We love hearing about her journey, and we know you will too. Here is her story...
Like many of us, David discovered the love of running well into adulthood. Born, raised, and living in Minnesota, he has transformed from one who detested running in his youth to being known in his community as the guy who runs in ALL conditions.
Tara has had several unsuccessful weight loss attempts over the last few years (losing up to 60lbs and then gaining it back), but this time she was determined to make changes for the long haul. She knew she had to change her lifestyle, and she felt a call to inspire others in her situation to do the same.
Many of us have had a moment where we’ve taken a good hard look at ourselves and realized that something needs to change. For Chris Jacobs, this moment came when he stepped on the scale in November 2016 and saw the number 300 staring back at him.
Here are ten wise observations about our challenge from Tony Garcia, a veteran participant of Run The Year and an active, vocal member of our Facebook group that will inspire you to take on big goals in 2019 and beyond.
Lew Harter, a veteran member of the RTY family and introspective runner, constantly shares his wisdom in the Run The Year Facebook group. He has generously given us permission to convert his posts into blogs, and here are a few of his entries that really struck a chord.