Need a little inspiration?  The incredible athletes below each have a unique story on their journey to complete the Halfsy.  Why do you run?

The 2018 Halfsy Heroes

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Julia Wessel

Julia and her daughter joined WeightWatchers and lost over 150 pounds together. Then, she added running. But it wasn’t what Julia lost that put her on our radar. It’s what she gained.

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Melissa Omar

Melissa has a funny habit of making humans in pairs. In addition to her 7-year-old twins, she had another set of twins in March. Follow her journey as she trains and juggles her life with 4 children at home.

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Jenn Schroeder

Jenn insists she isn’t a runner. Last year was her first Halfsy and she swore she would only complete a half marathon once. Lo and behold, she’s back for round two!

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Christina Liekhus

In 2010, Christina Liekhus was dealt the devastating blow that her body was not on her team. Follow along as we see why Christina’s diagnosis of MS brought her to her feet instead of bringing her to her knees.