The Monster Dash – Toronto’s First Hallowe’en Run

Toronto, Canada – Monster Dash, (www.monsterdash.ca) the newest running property from Good Times Running Inc., proudly announces today that 2012 Boston Marathon winner Wesley Korir will be running “the Dash” with his wife Tarah and their daughter McKayla in Leaside this Sunday.  Wesley and McKayla will lead off the Spooky Mile for kids and then cheer on 10km race favourite, mom Tarah, shortly after. Continue reading “The Monster Dash – Toronto’s First Hallowe’en Run”

Post Chicago Marathon Interview with Wesley Korir: Fueled by Faith

Runners Feed had the opportunity to chat with runner up of the 2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Wesley Korir, and his very talented wife Tarah Korir (McKay).  Wesley shares how his relationship with the man upstairs fuels his training and discusses how you can help him and Tarah in their mission to eradicate poverty in Kenyan through education and health care. Continue reading “Post Chicago Marathon Interview with Wesley Korir: Fueled by Faith”

Two Pro Runners, A Baby & The Kenyan Kids Foundation : Tarah & Wesley Korir

Just days after Ottawa Race Weekend, I had the pleasure of catching up with one of the fastest married couples around—Wesley and Tarah Korir.  Wesley is a two-time L.A. Marathon Champion and Tarah is one of Canada’s top middle distance runners.  Wesley and Tarah describe what it’s like to be a professional runner with a newborn, and share their Ottawa Race Weekend experiences with us.  Read to the end to learn more about how the Korir’s are giving back through their newly founded Kenyan Kids Foundation.  Also, learn about their partnership with The Hall Steps Foundation (founded by Ryan & Sara Hall) to build a hospital in the village where Wesley was raised.

The Korir Family Story

Tarah (formerly McKay) and Wesley Korir met in 2006 while running for the University of Louisville and were married during Tarah’s senior year in 2010.  Last September the couple gave birth to their beautiful daughter McKayla. Continue reading “Two Pro Runners, A Baby & The Kenyan Kids Foundation : Tarah & Wesley Korir”