Allison Torres Burtka
Burtka is a freelance writer and editor in metro Detroit. She currently serves as a co-lead of the Running Industry Diversity Coalition‘s Media Subgroup.
The Mi’kmaq runner and former world record holder will direct this program for elite Indigenous athletes, honoring both athletic talent and cultural heritage
Team Forrest Stump raced 198 miles to spread the message that people with disabilities deserve equitable access to participation in physical activity.
Like all runners, the athletes of the Paralympics overcome obstacles to reach the top — they just have different challenges.