RB56: Michelle Wolfer - 16 Time Marathoner and Coach Battles Breast Cancer - RunBuzz - Online Run Coaching

RB56: Michelle Wolfer – 16 Time Marathoner and Coach Battles Breast Cancer

Michelle Wolfer

In this episode, I speak with Michelle Wolfer. Michelle is a 16 time marathoner, high school track coach, middle schools cross country coach. She shares her running and coaching journey as well as her battle with Stage 3, triple negative breast cancer.

In this episode she also shares her running tips, her story and her inspiration with the RunBuzz community.

UPDATE: I am sad to report that Michelle passed away Monday, January 23rd, 2017 approximately 7 months after this recording.  The entire RunBuzz Community is saddened by the news, and we wish Michelle’s family peace, prayers  and comfort in knowing what an inspiration Michelle had on the running community.  She will never be forgotten. 

Show notes:

We discuss:

  • Michelle’s background as a middle school cross country coach and high school track coach
  • The Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati
  • How her high school coached hooked her on the marathon and distance running
  • Her favorite workout for track and cross country
  • Her battle with Stage 3, triple negative breast cancer and how running has helped her fight it
  • How Michelle’s attitude is helping her fight cancer and help inspire others.
  • Her favorite running moments

Have a great week!


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Steve is the founder and head running coach of RunBuzz.com. Steve is host of the RunBuzz podcast and founder of PaceBuilders, a complete online training program for runners. Steve is a RRCA / USA Track and Field Certified Running Coach and resides in Lewis Center, Ohio.