5 Amazing Runners Including Meb Keflezighi Overcome Incredible Obstacles - Stories Shared by Bob Babbitt

02.27.2019 - By Run to the Top Podcast | The Ultimate Guide to Running

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Bob Babbitt highlights 5 outstanding athletes who have overcome horrifying disasters, danger, and difficulties to continue as runners and competitors. You’ll be hearing about Meb Keflezighi, possibly America's greatest marathoner of all time and his epic story originating in fleeing with his family from Africa; you’ll hear about endurance runner Johan Otter who was attacked by a grizzly bear, Danelle Ballengee who fell 60 feet into a canyon and survived for 56 hours and was rescued by her rescue dog(!); Jim Knaub, 5 time Boston Marathon Champion, and Scout Bassett, setting her sights on the US Paralympic team, hoping to medal in 2020 in Tokyo!

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