Winter 2015

Run, Micah, Run

On the cover of Runner's World magazine

300Wmicah runner coverMarathoner and nutrition entrepreneur Micah Risk, N13, graced the cover of Runner’s World magazine in October.

The magazine praised her 3:18 marathon best, her passion for staying healthy, and her distinctive sense of running style, which she showed off on the streets of Somerville, Mass. Risk is a cofounder of Lighter, a food service that delivers recipes and plant-based ingredients to subscribers.


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