Marcus Brown, also known as The Marathon Marcus is known for his journey from a 4:55 marathon to a 2:56, with now a goal of a sub 2:40. He is co-creator of Black Trail Runners which he’s started with Sabrina Pace-Humphries to create an environment where everybody can feel welcome and belong. Marcus is also someone who turns obstacles into opportunities. During COVID lockdowns in 2020 he launched his own podcast, Runner’s Life as a way to connect with people and share running stories. A quarantine project turned into a new platform unifying runners around the world.
“At the end of the day you need to think about, what am I doing to be a better person, a better human for my community?Not just supporting Black people, but supporting women, supporting trans. What are you doing to be a better person?” –MarcusBrown
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