A Runner’s Story: Lora Johnson

Posted by on Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Today we have a fantastic interview with Lora Johnson, a Wisconsin native, current Brooklyn resident, and veteran marathoner who writes the fun, super informative blog Crazy Runner Girl. Let’s find out how she runs!

A Partner Running Story: Sue and Andrew O’Brien

Posted by on Friday, May 25th, 2012

Today we have an amazing interview with Sue and Andrew O’Brien, also known as Couple on the Run. Together they have run close to 100 marathons, including at one time eight marathons in eight countries in eight weeks! They have lots of great advice for runners, from how to keep your feet healthy to how to prepare for a marathon in a distant location. So let’s get going!

A Runner’s Story: John Korff

Posted by on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Today we have an interview with the amazing John Korff, founder of Korff Enterprises, a sports event and marketing company that organizes large-scale events such as triathlons, marathons, tennis and golf tournaments. He is also currently Director at Large on the United States Tennis Association Board of Directors. John has run over 140 marathons, seven 100-mile races and holds a record in the Empire State Building Run-Up. That’s a lot of running!

An Athlete’s Story: Joanna Lohman

Posted by on Friday, May 18th, 2012

Today we have a conversation with Joanna Lohman, the great soccer player who starred at Penn State, on the US National team, and in the Women’s Professional Soccer league. She also has found success in the business world, where she is vice-president of Tenant Consulting, a commercial real estate firm in Washington, D.C.

Lohman is a founder, with Lianne Sanderson, of JoLi Academy, an organization that gives girls around the world the opportunity to participate in sports and learn skills that can make them successful in other areas of life.

A Runner’s Story: Marc Mendoza

Posted by on Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Today’s interview–he calls his blog The Average Marathoner, but we think Marc Mendoza is way above average!  Let’s find out how he runs:

Healing Feet: How long have you been running?
Marc Mendoza: Since September 2005

A Runner’s Story: Grace

Posted by on Friday, May 11th, 2012

Today we have a great interview with Grace, a twenty-something professional whose blog details her amazing variety of running activities, cross-training workouts, and other fun stuff.

Healing Feet: How long have you been running?
Grace: I’ve been running since I was twelve. I was a sprinter and jumper on my middle school track team. My older brother was a bit of a track star in high school, and I really looked up to him. He laced up his sneakers, so I followed suit. Kind of makes you wonder what would have happened if he played football!

A Runner’s Story: Beth Risdon

Posted by on Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

We’re thrilled to bring you an interview with Beth Risdon, a busy mom and super long-distance runner who writes the hilarious and irreverent blog Shut Up and Run. Here’s how she runs!

A Runner’s Story: Angela Bekkala

Posted by on Friday, May 4th, 2012

Today we have a great conversation with Angela Bekkala, a busy mother of twins (and a Labrador retriever), who’s an avid runner, yoga fan, and Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist. Let’s find out how she runs!

A Runner’s Story: Laura Peifer

Posted by on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Today we’re excited to share with you an interview with Laura Peifer, a mom and soon to be certified spin instructor who loves to run and create healthy recipes that support her active lifestyle. Hello, Laura!

Healing Feet: How long have you been running?
Laura Peifer: I began running in college as an easy way to get a little exercise, since I was no longer playing team sports. Some friends and I decided to train for our first half marathon in 2001, and I’ve been running ever since!

A Runner’s Story: Kevin Lu

Posted by on Friday, April 27th, 2012

We’re happy to have had a chance to talk to Kevin Lu, runner, engineer, and all-around science fan. He blogs about long distance running at Beyond Distance and is also the tech columnist at iRunnerblog.

Healing Feet: How long have you been running?
Kevin Lu: The first time I laced up and went for a run was in August of 2009. It was one mile long – but I could not run the whole mile without stopping to catch my breath. I have been running since then.