Press Coverage

  • MSN

    On Saturday morning, thousands will bundle up and brave the cool temps to run the 14th annual Charlotte Marathon. Among those running is Laura King Edwards. She's not new to the marathon, but she is a brand new mom to a baby boy.

  • WBTV News

    New mom Laura King Edwards will run the Charlotte Half Marathon blindfolded for her sister, Taylor.

  • WBTV News

    Laura Edwards is a Rockstar. This Charlotte woman ran a half-marathon BLINDFOLDED back in 2013. She’s about to do so again November 3rd in Charlotte’s Half-Marathon. Think about that. Cloth around your eyes for 13.1 miles.

  • Novant Health Charlotte Marathon

    A lifelong soccer player, I’d always run for fitness. But watching my blind sister cross the finish line of her first 5K race on a cold morning, putting an exclamation point on the team’s fall season, had a profound impact on me.

  • Girls on the Run International

    Ten years ago, my little sister, Taylor, came home from school and announced that she wanted to join Girls on the Run. In doing so, she followed nearly 1 million girls across the nation who had gained more confidence, developed strength of character and trained to participate in a 5K event — all while having fun.