Jill Grunenwald is the founder of The Year of the Phoenix blog, where she talks all things body image, being in the back of the pack, and being your own hero. She is also the creator and host of the Running with Police Escorts podcast. In this podcast Jill talks to us about who she [...]
Tekia Denwiddie is a mother, half marathoner, goal crusher and overall amazing person. Tekia decided to train for a half marathon after her son who is a patient at St. Jude encouraged her to do so. Her journey was long and hard but she made it (she got lost in the middle of the race)! In [...]
Alright goal crushers in this episode we talk with Michelle Hercules Walker. She is the co-winner of 2015 Runner’s World Cover Search. In this podcast Michelle talks to us about who she is, her relationship with running. More importantly how her faith combined with running helped her work through depression and suicidal thoughts. Lastly she [...]
Five years ago, Derek was diagnosed with a prolactinoma this largely contributed to his weight gain. Weighing in around 625 lbs, at age 34, Derek decided to make a life change and lose weight. He started making healthier food choices but realized food alone will not do the trick, so he started walking. In an [...]
Corey Louchiey is a noted philanthropist, accomplished business executive, and decorated former professional athlete. Additionally, he is the Co-Founder of First & Life, a training and development company that teaches individuals and companies across the country how to be a catalyst for positive change. Most importantly he is a big Black guy who loves to [...]
Carli is a 30 something women with a regular 9 to 5 living in Saint Louis. She lost 43 lbs with a hospital weight management program once she once hit a plateau she decided to take it to the next level. With some inspiration and motivation from some of her favorite bloggers Carli decided to [...]
Aight goal crushers in this episode we talk with Latoya Shauntay Snell. She’s fit. She’s fat. She’s an athlete. Latoya is the founder of Running Fat Chef blog. She describes her blog as a uncensored journey filled with spontaneity, ups and downs, eating like a fat ass on a budget while maintaining your marbles, fitness [...]
Julie Creffield is a runner but not your typical runner. Why you ask... because she is FAT. Julie is the founder of The Fat Girl’s Guide to Running blog. In her blog Julie shares her personal experience of going from a 280 pound beer guzzling, cheesecake eating, couch potato to multiple marathon runner and plus [...]
"I had to run, walk and crawl to finish and it took me just under 26 hours to finish."-Mirna Valerio What does a Spanish teacher, choral director, diversity practitioner, cross country running coach, blogger, and avid trail runner all have in common? Mirna Valerio! Goal crushers in this episode we will talk with Mirna Valerio. [...]
"The Race itself is the After Party" - Dani Holmes-Kirk What's up goal crushers in this episode we talk with Dani Holmes-Kirk. Dani is the founder of Weight Off My Shoulders Blog. The blog covers all things that involve Dani’s weight and health journey. In the past year Dani has ran over 53 races. In [...]
It’s here! The first session of the 300 Pounds and Running Podcast!
Since this is our first session together, I spend a little bit of time introducing myself and how 300 Pounds and Running was created. Also, I go over the formalities of the show and what to expect from future sessions. Additionally, you can also subscribe to the blog and get all of my material (blog posts and podcast) by signing up below.