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Meet Our 2022 Professional Ambassadors!

Don’t miss this year’s Philadelphia Marathon Weekend featuring elite athletes Aliphine Tuliamuk, Jared Ward, Michelle Wheeler and the Mayor of Running himself, Bart Yasso.

Bart Yasso

Bart Yasso, known as the Mayor of Running, is the now retired Runner's World Chief Running Officer. Yasso, the inventor of the Yasso 800s, a marathon-training schedule used by thousands around the world. He is one of the few people to have completed races on all seven continents from the Antarctica marathon to the Mt. Kilimanjaro marathon.

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Aliphine Tuliamuk

Aliphine Tuliamuk is a Kenyan-American professional marathon runner and winner of the 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials. A ten-time USATF Champion, Aliphine has a personal best marathon time of 2:26:50. (Photo credit Paul Ward)

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Michelle Wheeler

Michelle Wheeler is a Paralympic Athlete and member of Team USA. She is also a member of the Boston Marathon U.S. Elite Team and participated in the 2019 Marathon World Championships.

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Jared Ward

Jared Ward is a six time All-American at BYU, three time USA National Champion, a 2016 Olympian (6th place in marathon in Rio) and finished 2019 ranked US #1 for Marathon

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