Amy Palmiero-Winters, a single mother of two, world-class
marathon runner, and triathlete from Hicksville, New York, has won
the Runners World “2007 Peoples Choice Heroes of Running” award.
Since 2004, Runners World has presented annual awards to
inspirational runners of all levels. Palmiero-Winters was also
nominated for the 2006 ESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance
Yearly) award for best female athlete with a disability.