24| Elise Cranny, pro runner, Olympian and RED-S advocate: “You are the only person that knows best for you.”

Elise Cranny is a professional runner for Nike and the Bowerman Track Club. Originally from Niwot Colorado, she was a 12 time All-American at Stanford University and has been running professionally since 2019. Elise competed in the 5,000m at the Tokyo Olympics this summer, making her childhood dream a reality.  She’s also a mentor for … Continue reading 24| Elise Cranny, pro runner, Olympian and RED-S advocate: “You are the only person that knows best for you.”

23| Kriste Peoples, trail runner & mindfulness teacher: “We are nature.”

Kriste Peoples is a Denver-based outdoor enthusiast and guide, runner, writer, and mindfulness meditation teacher. She is a proud board member of The American Trail Running Association and Running Start, a local nonprofit that helps women jumpstart their fitness journey. Coaching women’s beginner trail running clinics with Life’s Too Short Fitness has long been a … Continue reading 23| Kriste Peoples, trail runner & mindfulness teacher: “We are nature.”

22| Kara Hardman, hiker, project manager, and co-founder: “I got to redefine athleticism in a plus-size body”

Kara Hardman is a Construction Project Manager at Flintco, the Chief Fun Officer of WNDR Outdoors, and a curvy adventurer living in Colorado. Her favorite adventures include hiking with her adorable dog and kayaking. Kara has been in a plus-size body for many years and understands the thought work it takes to love yourself exactly … Continue reading 22| Kara Hardman, hiker, project manager, and co-founder: “I got to redefine athleticism in a plus-size body”