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

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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About the Author Steve Carmichael

Steve is a RRCA / USA Track and Field Certified Running Coach who has helped thousands of runners since 2010. He coaches online as well as locally in the Columbus, Ohio area. He is host of RunBuzz Running a top rated running podcast with 150+ episodes available for free on all major podcast apps. Steve resides in Lewis Center, Ohio with his wife, kids, and dog.

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