AOF:165 Losing over 100…pounds, to running 100….miles!

Darrell McTague spent most of his childhood not really happy where he was physically.  Then came college and the drinking and eating at a school known for partying. This is a story we all know well.  It could be you, you father, brother, or son.

We hope his story moves you to make a change of your own!  Athlete On Fire brings stories to inspire and teach athletes and remember, everyone is an athlete!

On The Show

  • Cape Cod living
  • A few of his favorite races in the Northeast
  • How he finally decided to commit
  • How long it took him to lose the 100 pounds
  • What he is training for now

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