“Three years ago I was almost 300 pounds. One day I decided to put on some running shoes, put in some headphones, and change my life. In a year I lost over 115 pounds and have fallen in love with running. I have run countless 5Ks and 10Ks but I always wanted to do something more so Sunday I ran the Houston Half Marathon! I came in 7 minutes under my goal time and had a smile on my face the whole time, I hope I never outrun the joy of running. “The achievement isn’t that I finished, but that I had the courage to start.”