Boston 2023: Theresa Seitz

Posted:Tuesday, March 21, 2023

By Theresa Seitz

My name is Theresa Seitz and I live in Orlando, Fla. with my husband, Chris, and our two-year old son, Colin. I have been an athlete my whole life. My passion for sports started when I was a child growing up in South Bend, Ind.. Upon graduation from Indiana University, I moved to Orlando to work for Walt Disney World. I started running shortly after I arrived in Orlando. I fell in love with running and found it to be a great stress reliever from the daily grind; I do my best thinking while on a run. I LOVE to run Disney races and have completed the “Dopey Challenge” twice. I am also a three-time Ironman triathlete.

Massage has always been an important part of my training. When I was training for my first Ironman in 2012, I saw my massage therapist weekly. Then I was presented with the opportunity to run the Boston Marathon for the Massage Therapy Foundation. Boston is a race I have always dreamt of running, supporting a cause I am passionate about only made it more appealing.

After two rounds of IVF, Chris and I were blessed with our son in October 2020. I saw my massage therapist during and after IVF. In my heart, I know this is one of the reasons we have our miracle baby. Giving birth at almost 44 years old was not easy, but it was well worth it. This will be my first full marathon as a mom and I am so excited to share this experience with both Chris and Colin.

I am honored to be a member of this team and cannot wait to cross the finish line on April 17th. Please help me support the work that MTF does by making a donation to my campaign. Thank you!