In The Spotlight

We will highlight individuals who have shown a passion or strong commitment to health and/or fitness. This recognition does not necessarily mean they won an event, but they serve as an examples to inspire, motivate or encourage others.

If you are interested in being featured or know someone who is, please share your story with us for consideration!

Latest Posts

In The Spotlight – Theresa Firestine

Theresa feels far from being an elite cyclist. She also doesn’t believe that she deserves the spotlight. However, she agreed to share her story with the hope to inspire others. Although Theresa didn’t come close to shattering a record, or … Read More

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In the Spotlight – Caitlin Hewitt

Normally our “In the Spotlight” features individual accomplishments or highlights someone who we have discovered. In the past, we have blogged about their achievements or their ability to overcome significant odds. Caitlin Hewitt is a bit of a departure from … Read More

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In The Spotlight – Austin Steagall

We wanted to learn more about Austin.  We think you will enjoy reading more about this talented and up-and-coming runner. He competes at the highest level in his sport. However, his journey there wasn’t easy. Austin had to deal with … Read More

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In The Spotlight – Tsitsi Merritt

What can we say about Tsitsi Merritt in one word? Determined. Tsitsi is a person who overcomes the adversities that life puts in her path. A person who takes on the hurdles in her way in one perfect stride. While … Read More

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In the Spotlight – Jenny Senko

“Giving is easy for her”. That’s what we learned about Jenny Senko. At a recent sporting event, we met a woman with a puppy that was wearing a special vest. Being avid animal lovers, we struck up a conversation with … Read More

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In the Spotlight – Erin “Airza” Bosley

“Being deaf doesn’t stop me”  We are honored to feature Erin Bosley as our “In the Spotlight” candidate. Erin aka “Airza” was born on June 26, 1981. At the age of 15 months, she become deaf due to a meningitis … Read More

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In the Spotlight – Chrysta Rands

Dream big, chase the dream, try to grab it. Those are the phrases that describe Chysta Rands. Chrysta Rands grew up in Donora, Pennsylvania, a small town in western PA that was hit devastatingly hard by the decline of the steel … Read More

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In the Spotlight – Tim Hewitt

If you thought being an Ironman was a challenge try becoming an Iceman, or as Tim Hewitt states, ” I have all the records nobody wants!” When we first heard of Tim Hewitt’s story we could hardly believe what we … Read More

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In the Spotlight – Bryan Hoddle

Bryan Hoddle was selected to be featured as our “In the Spotlight” by someone who wishes to remain anonymous. After we did our background work, we couldn’t agree more and reached out to Bryan. We believe that sometimes it’s not … Read More

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In the Spotlight – Anne McClain

When we learned about Anne and her past, we reached out to her to see if there was interest in being featured in our “In the Spotlight” section. Her first reaction was she didn’t see a reason why anyone would … Read More

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