What’s up goal crushers in this episode we talk with Kelly Roberts. Kelly is the founder of Run, Selfie, Repeat. Kelly’s blog inspires others to say yes to themselves while making them laugh hysterically because laughing, in her opinion, is the solution to everything. Kelly was named by Women’s Running as one of twenty women who are changing the sport of running and by Competitor Magazine as one of 12 Influential and inspiring runners under 30. In this podcast Kelly talks to us about who she is, dealing with grief, anxiety, her evolving relationship with running, and lastly she gives new runners advice to help them crush their goals.



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Show Notes

  • 1:01 – Who is Kelly Roberts and how did she come to be the mastermind behind Run, Selfie, Repeat.
  • 2:39 – Kelly shares her weight loss/gain story and how she used it to help grieve the loss of her brother. “ I ran for 3 minutes before I thought I was going to die.”
  • 12:31 – Call to action – When did Kelly Roberts figure out running was for her?
  • 18:06 – Learn about the obstacles that Kelly faced during her training and how she overcame them.
  • 24:28 – How has running impacted other aspects of Kelly’s life? – “Running helped me laugh my way to success.”

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  • 28:23 – Kelly’s favorite product!
  • 30:30 – What advice would Kelly give her past/younger self? “I am grateful that I didn’t quite.”
  • 37:57 – Kelly gives words of advice for those that are new to running or starting a weight loss journey. “ Don’t do it alone.”
  • 42:04 – Kelly gives her favorite weight loss and running resources.
  • 45:22 – Words of Wisdom from Kelly. “Have fun!” “Laugh through the tears.”


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What you missed in the last episode?

In episode 15, we sat down with Angela and Willie Gillis from We Beat Fat  and we talked about how they lost 500 pounds together and how running changed their life! Check out 300 Pounds and Running Podcast episode 15 now!

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That’s it for now. Keep crushing those goals, and we’ll be back next time!