Theresa Juva-Brown

“Dear God, Save Me”: How Ultrarunning Helps Carol Seppilu Keep Going

On the starting line of the Leadville Trail 100 on Saturday a runner whose scars on her face and tracheostomy tube in her windpipe will indicate she has already endured more challenges than any ultramarathon will throw at her. When Carol Seppilu was just 16 years old, drunk and despondent after multiple friends had died […]

Overcoming Discrimination As A Transgender Runner

As an ultrarunner and transgender woman, Grace Fisher knows a thing or two about resilience. But even though her journey in life and running has been difficult at times, it has also been filled with success and joy. Fisher, who lives outside of Washington, D.C. and works as a government analyst, began running about 10 […]

“Boss Lady” Emma Coburn Has One Big Goal In Mind For 2019

Breaking 9 World champion. Olympic medalist. Seven-time national champion. For nearly a decade, American steeplechaser Emma Coburn has rocked the top of the steeplechase scene, solidifying her place in track history as one of the best ever in the 3,000-meter event. Although she has achieved enormous success, the 28-year-old from Crested Butte, Colo., continues to […]