Brenda Meader is a New Balance employee who began using the Norridgewock, ME, onsite clinic in January of 2011 to participate in Marathon Health’s Biggest Loser Weight Loss Contest. Brenda had struggled with her weight most of her life. She had previously lost a lot of weight using Weight Watchers, but gained back more than 100 pounds in 2010 after she quit smoking and was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Through Marathon Health’s coaching program, Brenda changed her diet and began exercising. She lost 58.7 pounds in five months and was a finalist in the Biggest Loser contest.