Ryan Hall is is a retired American long-distance runner who holds the U.S. record in the half marathon. With his half marathon record time (59:43), he became the first U.S. runner to break the one-hour barrier in the event. He is also the only American to run a sub-2:05 marathon (2:04:58 at the 2011 Boston marathon) and represented the U.S at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.
Ryan is a husband to Sara and has adopted 4 children from Ethiopia.
His "Hall Steps Foundation," founded in 2009, empowers the running community to use the energy and resources that fuel runners' athletic achievements, for social justice efforts.
In Episode 19 of the podcast, Ryan shares how he became an Olympic runner, how he incorporates his faith into his running, the time he decided to make God his running coach and what it's like to run 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents.
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