Success Stories

Our customers' success keeps us energized and motivated every day. Read some of our favorite stories below. You can also browse by topic and see how Chi Running and Chi Walking is changing people's lives.

Category Highlights

Injury

ChiRunner Finishes Berlin Half Marathon Strong

April 18th, 2014

Thanks for your support, and for spreading the...

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Running Pain-free Half Marathons with ChiRunning

December 10th, 2013

It was the best thing I could have done for my...

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Doctor Completes Ironman with ChiRunning

October 8th, 2013

I was able to complete an Ironman, and without...

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Marathon

Finished First Marathon Strong with ChiMarathon

December 13th, 2013

I didn't have to walk during the race, I...

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ChiRunner Finished Marine Corps Marathon While Pushing Race Wheelchair

December 13th, 2013

Running and walking injury free has saved my...

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Doctor Completes Ironman with ChiRunning

October 8th, 2013

I was able to complete an Ironman, and without...

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Military

Putting My Entire Life Experience on a Higher Level

June 20th, 2012

It was a total lie to tell myself that I was...

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Army Veteran with Old Injuries Runs Pain-Free!

April 30th, 2012

Today it clicked!!! I finished reading your...

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Enjoying Pain-free Running While Serving in Afghanistan

August 10th, 2011

After retiring from the Army after 21 years, I...

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Changed My Life

Family Gets Fit with ChiRunning

August 14th, 2013

Even though we were on a good path, we knew we...

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Just Turned 50 and Life Has Never Been This Good

April 23rd, 2013

The Chi Running technique has given me back my...

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After Trying ChiWalking, She’s Never Felt Better

March 21st, 2013

Ronnie from Sansy Springs says that Instructor...

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Endorsement

Just Turned 50 and Life Has Never Been This Good

April 23rd, 2013

The Chi Running technique has given me back my...

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Thoughts after Testing the ChiRunning App

April 19th, 2013

I consider myself to be a relative newbie to...

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After Trying ChiWalking, She’s Never Felt Better

March 21st, 2013

Ronnie from Sansy Springs says that Instructor...

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Medical

Chi Runner Finishes First Marathon Injury-Free

August 23rd, 2012

It was not until one of my patients had...

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Healing after Surgery Through Chi Running

February 28th, 2011

In May 2010 a good friend of mine suffered...

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Chi Running is a salvation

January 24th, 2011

My story is about mental illness and injury....

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Workshops & Certified Instructors

ChiRunner Got Answers & Great Feedback at Private Lesson with Danny

April 15th, 2014

There's nothing like one-on-one to get to the...

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Fell in Love with ChiRunning At Workshop with Founder, Danny Dreyer

April 14th, 2014

Just wanted to thank you again for your...

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Private Session with Danny Dreyer is ‘Preventative Medicine’

April 14th, 2014

The (shared) private session was also...

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Performance

ChiRunning Book & DVD + T’ai Chi Equals Faster Pace

March 31st, 2014

Today, I went home after a long day, hopped on...

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Chi Running, An Important Part of My Running World

March 7th, 2013

"I had no muscle fatigue, no stiffness, no...

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ChiRunner Finishes First Half Marathon in 1:37

October 9th, 2012

I hadn't run in 4 years, and couldn't go 300...

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Beginners

Running Pain-free Half Marathons with ChiRunning

December 10th, 2013

It was the best thing I could have done for my...

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Beginner Runner Stays Pain-free with ChiRunning

October 9th, 2013

I decided it was time for a lifestyle change...

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Thoughts after Testing the ChiRunning App

April 19th, 2013

I consider myself to be a relative newbie to...

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Weight Loss

Running Farther Feels Easier, Thanks to ChiRunning Instructor

November 6th, 2013

I am making great progress thanks to your...

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Family Gets Fit with ChiRunning

August 14th, 2013

Even though we were on a good path, we knew we...

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Just Turned 50 and Life Has Never Been This Good

April 23rd, 2013

The Chi Running technique has given me back my...

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Ultra Distance

Chi Techniques Made 200-Mile Backpacking Trip Easy

October 18th, 2013

I used all the techniques on a 200 mile...

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Chi Running, An Important Part of My Running World

March 7th, 2013

"I had no muscle fatigue, no stiffness, no...

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Winning the North Face Endurance Challenge

June 6th, 2012

The North Face Endurance Challenge held in...

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Over 50

Chi Running, An Important Part of My Running World

March 7th, 2013

"I had no muscle fatigue, no stiffness, no...

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Walking Miles Pain Free After Ankle Injury

November 26th, 2012

Because of an old ankle injury that tends to...

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Three Years Later ...

October 31st, 2012

Not only am I still running, I've run 4 half...

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Returning to Health

Running Farther Feels Easier, Thanks to ChiRunning Instructor

November 6th, 2013

I am making great progress thanks to your...

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Family Gets Fit with ChiRunning

August 14th, 2013

Even though we were on a good path, we knew we...

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Just Turned 50 and Life Has Never Been This Good

April 23rd, 2013

The Chi Running technique has given me back my...

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Triathlons

Doctor Completes Ironman with ChiRunning

October 8th, 2013

I was able to complete an Ironman, and without...

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A Successful Finish - World Ironman

October 26th, 2012

Thank you for bringing Chi Running into this...

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61 and Registerd to Chi Run 4th Ironman

September 22nd, 2011

I turned 61 this year and enjoy terrific...

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Breakthroughs

ChiRunning Book & DVD + T’ai Chi Equals Faster Pace

March 31st, 2014

Today, I went home after a long day, hopped on...

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Chi Running Breathes New Life into Runs

June 18th, 2012

Can't say enough about how Chi Running has...

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ChiRunning Helped Her Fall in Love with Running

March 20th, 2013

You see, I never do this...write thank you...

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5K & 10K

Beginner Runner Stays Pain-free with ChiRunning

October 9th, 2013

I decided it was time for a lifestyle change...

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ChiRunner PRs at 62

October 23rd, 2012

Fast forward one year. I raced this morning....

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One year of ChiRunning

September 24th, 2012

One year and one week after taking my first...

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Half Marathon

ChiRunner Finishes Berlin Half Marathon Strong

April 18th, 2014

Thanks for your support, and for spreading the...

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Running Pain-free Half Marathons with ChiRunning

December 10th, 2013

It was the best thing I could have done for my...

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ChiRunner Finishes First Half Marathon in 1:37

October 9th, 2012

I hadn't run in 4 years, and couldn't go 300...

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A Chi Running Love Letter

Over the past 45 years, I have trained for and run a race of one mile or longer every year but one. I worked my way up to running marathons, but in 1982 began experiencing knee pain – ultimately in both knees. 

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