Kevan is out on an assignment, so The Genius is filling in for a few minutes. Jessica gives us the Worley injury update. He has sprained his ankle. It is the one-year anniversary of Jessica and Kevan with their guide dogs Prada and Onyx, which they got from Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation. The last race for the National Fitness Challenge is November 11th at the Celebrate our Veterans 5K. Achilles Pikes Peak will be supporting many athletes in this 5K.
Jessica and Kevan welcome Karen Kantor to Find Your Fit. Karen is a disabled veteran, an amazing running coach, and a wonderful woman. Karen was an Olympic qualifying trail runner while in the military. She suffered a spinal cord injury She tells about her journey from that injury back to being able to run again. Karen has also experienced numerous exciting endeavors. She was wrangled into playing sled hockey. She was also encouraged to participate in the 10 Island Race in Switzerland, which happened to be filmed for a reality TV show. Another cool event she participated in was the American Ninja Warrior where the show wanted to show of the wounded soldiers. Currently, Karen is making amazing things happen at the Independence Center in Colorado Springs.
For Fit Chat, Jessica share some tips how to manage or control or chose good eating options for this holiday season.
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