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Size-inclusive running personality Kelly Roberts, a multi-time marathon finisher, is preparing for a new challenge: a half-ironman

Running personality Kelly Roberts
(Image credit: Kelly Roberts)

Brooklyn-based Kelly Roberts is well-versed in the world of running. She’s finished countless 5K, 10K, half-marathon and marathon races, and coaches other women to find their version of run success through her training plans and online community titled Badass Lady Gang

Suffice it to say, the 34-year-old knows the sport of running very well. Now, she’s adding a new challenge to her future: completing a half-ironman in Jones Beach, New York in late September. 

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Kristin Jenny
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Kristin Jenny is an elite triathlete based near Boulder, Colorado. Although most of her time is spent in aerobars somewhere in the mountains, she finds time to enjoy eating decadent desserts, hiking with her husband and dog, and a good true crime podcast.