Chief Mother Runner
Megan is passionate about engaging women to make health and wellness a part of their lives through Run Like a Mother, a company she started in 2008. Run Like A Mother® is a branded lifestyle property that encompasses women at every stage of motherhood. Megan created the National Run Like a Mother® 5K race event series, a women's only 5K occurring every Mother's Day. The event includes a Kid's One Mile Race and a post-race party for the entire family.
With more than ten years’ experience in the healthy lifestyle industry, Megan has become recognized by media outlets as a trusted expert and adviser. She is author of See Mom Run--Every Mother's Guide to Getting Fit and Running her First 5K that released in December of 2014 and was selected by Competitor Magazine as a "top running read". Megan has coached athletes in triathlon and running of any distance.
Megan is the owner of Ridgefield Running Company, a run specialty retailer,and 'everywear on main' , a lifestyle store, both located in Ridgefield, CT.
A competitive athlete, Megan has competed at the Ironman World Championships and Boston Marathon, 8 Ironman distance events, over 20 marathons and countless other races. Though her personal favorite are long distance events, it is introducing a non-exerciser to training and competing in a 5K that is most rewarding. Time and time again, her encouragement to cross the finish line has changed lives of many women that didn't believe they could.
Megan and her husband, Chon have three daughters and live in Ridgefield, CT. In 2009, all three daughters were diagnosed with Crohn's disease like their father. Through their disease, they have grown to be strong young women who are caring and compassionate.