Marianne Heading: A story of transformation and triumph.


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Marianne Heading is a ultra runner from Derbyshire England. In 2007 she had a big change in her life. She took a chance and volunteered at the Yukon Arctic Ultra. After seeing the ultra runners competing in the Yukon Arctic Ultra, Marianne was inspired. She went from barely running around the block to competing in long distance events around the world. She was the first European Women to complete the 300 mile event at the Yukon Arctic Ultra. This year she won the 300 mile event outright. Marianne is beyond humble, but her story of pivoting when life throws you the unexpected, and pursuing big dreams through hard work and perseverance is incredibly inspiring. Follow Marianne's adventures on her blog at

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