Mental Health + The Power of Running

Several members of Type One Run share their take on mental health and the connection between exercise, T1D management, and a healthy outlook on life.

Running Down a Dream

In 2017, Don Muchow became the first person with T1D (and only the third person ever) to complete a solo run of the Texas Capital to Coast race. He challenged himself again in 2018, becoming the first ever person to take on Relay Iowa as a solo runner.

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Olivia Polischeck

Meet Olivia — Student-Athlete at Amherst College, Dodgers lover, country music fan, Omnipod and Dexcom G6 user.

Runner Spotlight: Gabriela Sierra

I decided to join the Beyond Type 1 Team for two main reasons: To have a new goal that would allow me to reconnect with my training, my perseverance and my exercise ... the second reason is to educate and keep dispelling myths and stigmas, leading by example. I couldn't believe it when I was chosen and I realized that I was the only Mexican runner on the team.

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Emily Trantum

Meet Emily – "Running has always been a part of my life and over the years it's taught so many lessons that have carried over into all aspects of my life. After being diagnosed with Type 1 at age 30, something that felt so natural all of these years, suddenly was the hardest thing for me to do."

Runner Spotlight: Patrick Votruba

Beyond Type Run Marathoner Patrick Votruba talks about his diagnosis, experience running in ultra marathons, and how he has been training for the 2018 NYC Marathon.

Runner Spotlight: Léonor Marchand

Léonor Marchand talks with Beyond Type 1 about her running inspiration, how she's preparing for the NYC Marathon, and advice for people living with Type 1 diabetes.

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Brian Thedy

Meet Brian – first year medical student, peanut butter enthusiast, T1D since 2017, and Dexcom G6 user.

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Romain Ballet

Meet Romain – Ironman, postdoctoral scholar at Stanford University + Immune cells lover, professional day dreamer, and a beyond-his-own-limits explorer.

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Kirsten Myers

Meet Kirsten – mountain enthusiast, public health nerd and frequent traveler. She works with the awesome team at mySugr, calls the Pacific Northwest home and can be frequently found in a book.  

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Torrey McKnight

Meet Torrey – Pediatric Oncology Nurse, car karaoke queen, coffee addict and travel hacker. "I remember following the inaugural Beyond Type Run team last year (2017) on Instagram and feeling like I had to be part of it the next time if I could. "

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Mary Lucas

Meet Mary – "My 20th diaversary is in November, and I wanted to do something special for that. Running the NYC Marathon and raising money for Beyond Type 1 is the perfect way to celebrate and honor my 20 years living with T1D!

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Bridget Woznica

Meet Bridget – Writer, photographer, and adventurer. "I was so inspired by the 2017 team and knew I wanted to be a part of that amazing energy!"

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Marathoner Megan Hanson

Meet Megan Hanson – Mom to four boys, Podder, philanthropist and first-time marathoner. She wants to show her boys that they can accomplish anything they put their mind to.

13 Questions with Beyond Type Run Captain Dave Holmes

Meet Dave – Beyond Type Run 2018 team captain, writer, TV + Podcast host, Podder and Type One Run member.