Team Warrior Hearted Founder to Run Ultramarathon to Raise Awareness

Six years ago, Brian Keltner was an overweight couch potato, and happy about it. Now, the founder and CEO of Warrior Hearted can’t imagine not being active. What sparked the change might surprise you. Keltner, a member of California law enforcement for years, found true inspiration in his own son, who was born with special needs. After watching his son struggle daily, Keltner realized that if his son could face such challenges, so could he. Since then, he has set about conquering one athletic feat at a time, with the goal of using his own accomplishments as a platform for raising awareness about children with special needs.

“I started off just walking for 20 minutes, three times a week,” Keltner told ActionHub. “It kind of snowballed from there. The next thing I know I was running a 50k Ultramarathon through the mountains thinking ‘this is completely awesome.’”

On March 22, Keltner ran the 120-mile stretch from Baker, California to Las Vegas, Nevada in under 30 hours. To complete such a run is a tremendous feat in itself, but to Keltner and team Warrior Hearted, this event will be the foundation’s first major media push…

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