Army veteran overcomes addiction, will run in Carmel Marathon

CARMEL, Ind. — Army veteran Matt Beker has dealt with addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder, but he hasn't let those issues get the better of him.

With the help of Back on my Feet, an organization that combats homelessness through running and other resources, Beker has a new feeling of purpose in his life.

Beker will run the full Carmel Marathon on Saturday. It is his first full marathon.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.