Ep 144: People of Memorial Park - Fit Armadillo

Ep 144: People of Memorial Park

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People of Memorial Park with Author Stacy Holden


After 25 years of running at Houston's Memorial Park, Stacy Holden started thinking about all of the people who she recognized, but did not know their names, much less their stories. Her desire to learn more inspired her to track them down and write a book. That book is People of Memorial Park ! Since the book's debut at the top of Amazon's Hot New Releases, Stacy has continued her efforts to meet new individuals in a weekly blog at PeopleOfMemorialPark.com. This is a two part conversation. Don't miss Ep 145 for stories of people who've used this Houston trail to start their fitness and running journeys. If you enjoyed this episode, you'll also want to check out Ep 114 and Ep 115 with Shellye Arnold, CEO and President of the Memorial Park Conservancy. To learn more about the Houston Turkey Trot check out Ep 135 that your podcast host invites you to join with her and client and former podcast guest (Ep 28, Ep 51, Ep 74, Ep 128) Meredith Rice.

About Stacy Holden

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Stacy Holden is a native Houstonian, and began running at seven years old, only to be diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and celiac disease three years later. Through these health hardships, her exercise habits never faltered, and in 1988, she and her parents began training at Houston’s Memorial Park. After 25 years of running at the Park, Stacy started thinking about all of the people who she recognized, but did not know their names, much less their stories. Her desire to learn more inspired her to track them down 

and write a book. Since the book's debut at the top of Amazon's Hot New Releases, Stacy has continued her efforts to meet new individuals in a weekly blog at peopleofmemorialpark.com.

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