TIM VANORDEN Recent Race Accomplishments: 2010 3 time U.S. Trail Running Champion Named 2010 U.S.A. Masters Mountain Running of the Year 2010 Snowshoer of the Year 7th in the Stair Climb World Cup Standings
2011 4th at the World Stair Climbing Championships at the Empire State Building - 1st American New England Snowshoe Series Champion
Bio: Tim VanOrden, creator of the Running Raw Project and elite raw, vegan athlete is shattering the myths and misconceptions that surround a plant based diet. His talks have inspired countless people across the globe to improve their health. Tim doesn’t just talk the talk, he walks the walk, excelling in some of the world’s most grueling sports.
Tim is a 3 time U.S. Trail Running Champion, the 2010 U.S.A Masters Mountain Runner of the Year and he finished 4th (top US finisher)in the 2011 stair climbing world championships up the Empire State Building. He has been featured in GQ, The Wall Street Journal, VegNews, The London Guardian and the Food Network show “My Life in Food”.
Over the past 5 years, Tim has transformed himself from a sedentary couch potato suffering from severe depression and chronic fatigue syndromeinto one of the world's fittest men over forty. He did this by adopting a simple, plant-based diet. Tim is a sought after coach and presenter in the fields of diet, health, and athletic performance. He has lectured extensively in the U.S., Canada and Europe