October 16 2017
Harriette Thompson, the oldest woman to finish a marathon and half marathon, passed away on October 16, 2017 at the age of 94.
After collecting more than 25,000(!) votes from our readers, we are excited to announce Lindsey as our 2014 Women’s Running Cover Model Contest winner! “I’m so honored to represent Women’s Running!” says the Indianapolis-based media director and running coach. “Running has been a constant in my life through good times and hard times. I’m grateful for the opportunity to share this piece of my life with the WR community.” Lindsey made the courageous decision to get a prophylactic double mastectomy after learning she was positive for the BRCA2 gene mutation while she was training for her first half Ironman last year. She describes herself as outgoing, compassionate and tough—and we totally agree! Follow @womensrunning on Twitter and @womensrunningmagazine on Instagram for a behind-the-scene look at our cover shoot this Friday, July 11!