Champion stories

Every Champion has a story. Read about their personal journeys, what keeps them active and why they decided to become Champions.

Priority Health Champion Elyse Matho

Featured Champion: Elyse Mathos

Triple threat: One Champion's journey to the finish line

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Priority Health Champion Gabriella Dyer

Gabriella Dyer 

Gabriella started running to lose weight, but she continues for the health and wellness benefits.

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Priority Health Champion Teressa Farough

Teressa Farough 

Teressa shares her story about overcoming her diagnosis of heart disease through a new-found passion for Zumba.

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Priority Health Champions Heather, Dayna, Sarah

Heather, Dayna and Sarah

Three close friends whose health and wellness journey with Champions has strengthened their relationship.

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Priority Health Champion Ann Vidro

Ann Vidro 

Ann is not only an avid triathlete but also acts as director of the Priority Health Champions program.

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Priority Health Champion Stephanie Festian

Stephanie Festian 

Stephanie shares her story about pursuing running events with a heart condition.

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Priority Health Champion Betsey Ingraham

Betsey Ingraham 

While training for the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon, Betsey  was asked many times why she runs. Weeks after, the answer came to her: hope

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