Articles by Stephanie Redfern

Marathon Earth Challenge: A World Record on the Line and the Runkeeper App in His Pocket

“This story, driven by the Runkeeper app, is a testament to the power of persistence.”

Beginning Again: From Tragedy to Finish Lines

Runner, survivor and Runkeeper user. Pon’s inspirational running journey may have had a difficult start, but the end is nowhere in sight. Read Pon’s incredible story.

Marathon Mickey

Mickey is a runner. At 68 years old, 5’1”, and with a slight build, other younger, taller runners often tower over her. They frequently zoom past her as she keeps her slower pace while alternating between running and walking. Other runners don’t know she suffers from Parkinson’s Disease and osteoporosis. They may see her leg […]

Embrace Life’s Detour: A Runner’s Diary

For most runners, a detour means an unexpected running route, a sudden injury or illness that derails training, a fork in the running journey to be avoided or quickly overcome. For Stephen Pecevich, a detour was the beginning of his journey into running. As a former Division 1 college athlete, father of two (now three), […]