Every year, thousands of runners train to complete the Anthem Richmond Marathon, Markel Richmond Half Marathon and VCU Health 8k. This year, we're excited to follow along in the journey with a few of our incredible participants! We'll share their reflections on our Facebook page, so stay tuned for updates as they get #richmondready!
Laura Peifer fell in love with running after training for a half marathon for fun with friends in college. After having two girls, she began challenging herself to run further and faster, and started running a few marathons. She is a Holistic Health Coach and RRCA certified run coach and works with women one on one to reach their health and running goals, and can't wait to run Richmond this fall!
Charlie is a running and active travel blogger from the UK. Richmond will be her ninth marathon in five years, after she fell in love with running while training for the London Marathon in 2012. She is currently training for become a Registered Dietitian, blogs at www.therunnerbeans.com and is getting married in September! As well as sharing her training on her blog and Instagram making weekly training vlogs on her Youtube channel.