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Project Start: Meet Kelly Roberts—The #SportsBraSquad Leader

Welcome to Week 1 of Project Start! This week’s ambassador is blogger and runner Kelly Roberts, @kellykkroberts.

Who Is Kelly Roberts?

Kelly is the creator of running and lifestyle blog, “Run, Selfie, Repeat.” She is also one of Women’s Running‘s contributing bloggers. She is an avid runner, despite not having been an athlete growing up. She has also never been someone who thought of herself as a runner until she started. Through running, Kelly has grieved the loss of her brother, transformed her body, made amazing friends and captured hundreds of stories full of humor and triumph that she now shares via her blog.

Kelly is such an inspiration, and her blog posts always leave us in stitches! Thank you for sharing your story with us, lady!

To learn more about Project Start and to see the line-up of the other amazing ambassadors, read more here.

Share your journey with the ladies of Project Start through using hashtag #psyougotthis and by tagging the @psyougotthis page! We can’t wait to hear how running has impacted your life in a positive way.

Melinda Parrish

Melinda Parrish

Melinda Parrish is a plus-sized model and a body positivity advocate who believes in empowering women and inspiring all women to embrace their bodies as they are. Melinda is a lifelong athlete. She rowed crew for the US Naval Academy and then suffered a back injury while on active duty and was medically discharged. She spent the next few years rehabbing from multiple surgeries and transforming her relationship with her body. During that process, she fell in love running as a way to show her body love through movement and participated in multiple half marathons and distance races. Melinda is committed to sharing her journey through #healthyatanysize on social media and has been featured in Bustle, SELF Magazine, Curva Magazine, and Plus Model Magazine. She also contributes regularly to the Huffington Post, Gaiam, and other publications focused on women and fitness.