Among her many accomplishments since taking her fate in her own hands, Crystal Hadnott has run over 100 full and half marathons since October 2006 and on several different occasions, she has also run a 202-mile relay race. Her most recent endeavor was being named as one of the ambassadors to the Chevron Houston Marathon in her hometown. The Chevron Houston Marathon was her second marathon on January 2007 and she has run the Chevron Houston each year since 2007.
As a health and wellness expert, she is a highly-sought professional speaker and a renowned media personality.
Crystal and her amazing journey has been featured in the best-seller’s People of Memorial Park book, EBONY magazine as well as several other noted magazines and newspapers. In additional, she has seen on CBS, ABC, NBC and CNN’s Headline News.
The Finish Line was Just the Start: A Marathon Runner's Memoir of Relentlessness, Resilience & Renewal, was her debut into the world of writing. She has also authored her first running journal, Running Pretty, which is a compliment to her podcast show and blog site, “Running Pretty.” The highly anticipated coffee table book, Behind the Pretty, is set to release in 2018 to kickoff "The Running Pretty Movement."
Crystal is an accomplished entrepreneur as the owner of Synergy Total Holistic Health & Wellness, a boutique fitness and nutrition company in Houston. As an advocate of health and fitness, she founded “Pavement Princess”, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization designed to combat childhood obesity geared to young girls between the ages of 7-13 years old. When she is not dedicating her resources to her non-profit organization, she supports various philanthropic activities across the world.
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Marathon running is the ultimate triumph of the human spirit. Pounding the pavement is so much more than just a workout. It is what created a new life for me.
Global Running Day is a day that celebrates the sport of running. It is held annually on the first Wednesday of June. It is a day to share the love of running with the world.