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Blogger on the Run: SUZ LYFE

Suz Lyfe follows the life of Susan Lemmer. She started her blog as a space to share her thoughts on running, exercise, lifestyle, food, and how she doesn’t let a childhood diagnosis of Crohn’s disease impact her life. Lemmer is in her mid-20’s and lives in Chicago with her husband.

Lemmer’s mission with Suz Lyfe:
“As a kid, I claimed that I would only run if someone chased me. But after my diagnosis with Crohn’s disease, I fell in love with the sport. Running became analogous with my journey toward health and now it helps me to maintain my mental and physical well-being. I don’t run for my figure, the bling or because it is trendy. I run because with each step, I am grateful for the life that I am fighting to have and enjoy. I run to believe in myself and live beyond my own expectations—as well as everyone else’s. I run so that I can define my life on my own terms.”

Suz’s favorite post-run splurge: Protein Frappuccino:
I don’t often pony up the money for a Frappuccino, but I’ll do it after a race! I get protein added—if your Starbucks also serves smoothies, they will have protein powder!

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Team WR

Team WR represents the Women's Running staff and community behind the magazine and The team was created in July 2014 when Women's Running underwent its first re-design since it debuted in 2009. Collectively, Team WR has run everything, from marathon, to half, to novelty runs, to ultras, to 10K and 5K races, to obstacle events, to triathlons.