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Megan began running after she became a mother, and is now the owner of Ridgefield and Darien Running Company, a run-specialty retailer, located in Ridgefield and Darien, CT. Recognized as a Best Running Store in America for the past 6 years, in 2022 Ridgefield Running Company was named Store of the Year.
A competitive athlete, Megan has competed at the Ironman World Championships and Boston Marathon, 9 Ironman distance events, over 20 marathons, and countless other races. Though her personal favorites are long-distance events, it is introducing a non-exerciser to training and competing in a 5K that is most rewarding for her. Time and time again, her encouragement to cross the finish line has changed the lives of many women that didn't believe they could.
Megan is passionate about engaging women to make health and wellness a part of their lives through Run Like a Mother, a company she founded in 2008. The Run Like A Mother brand celebrates women at every stage of motherhood. Megan created the National Run Like a Mother 5K race event series, a women's only 5K occurring every Mother's Day.
With over 20 years of experience in the healthy lifestyle industry, Megan has become recognized by media outlets as a trusted expert and adviser. She authored the book See Mom Run--Every Mother's Guide to Getting Fit and Running her First 5K which released in December 2014 and was listed as a Top Running Read by Competitor Magazine.
Shes a wife and mother of three children who, along with her husband, all have Crohns disease. Since 2003, Megan has been a strong advocate and fundraiser for research on the disease, and she frequently offers support and guidance for parents with children who are diagnosed with Crohns.