10 Most Inspirational Runners Of All-Time

January 13, 2005. Del Mar, CA. Sarah Reinertsen swaps her everyday walking leg (with the shoe) for

If you’ve ever ran a marathon, heck, even considered running one, you’re already in the top one percent. But what about the small fraction of those who excel even within that top percentile?

Setting world records despite humble beginnings? How about running countless races despite having cerebral palsy or multiple sclerosis?

Below are just 10 of the most transcendent runners in the world.

Some you’ll know. Some you won’t. All of them will change the way you feel about running absurd distances. 


Josh Helmuth is the editor of CraveOnline Sports.