Chris Vargo is the 50 mile champion for the United States. He is a member of the Nike Trail Elite Team and an accomplished ultra-runner. Chris is also a recovering alcoholic. In today’s interview, Chris discusses his roots in Indiana, the early days of his drinking, the progression of his alcoholism, and his eventual recovery. Although being an endurance athlete throughout his active addiction, running has been a vital part of his recovery. He is committed to helping anyone who has substance abuse problems.
Chris is also a coach for runners of any level from those beginners wanting to finish a 5 K to advanced runners competing at top levels in ultra distances. He can be reached at Vargorunning.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.