Discover Uta Pippig's Inspirational Journey.​

Welcome to Uta Pippig’s official Website, your portal to the inspiring world of a legendary runner and motivational speaker.
Running To Freedom™

In this speaking series, Uta Pippig talks about our freedom to choose and encourages you to explore the desire for  change. Running To Freedom follows Uta’s Guiding Principles: Never give up. Feel freedom within.

Lifelong Fitness

Uta shares her unique approach to saving energy and implementing freedom of movement while we focus on fitness. Uta’s Guiding Principles: Exercise daily. Have a peaceful mind and develop an energetic body.

Uta Pippig

Founder, Take The Magic Step
Public Speaker

Uta is the Berlin Marathon (1990, 1992, 1995) and Boston Marathon (1994, 1995, 1996) winner, and only German who won the New York City Marathon (1993). A two-time Olympian and former world record holder in the half marathon, she shares her passion for running and fitness ever since. As a result, she found the Take The Magic Step, LLC (2006) to serve the public with her fitness and health programs. And together with her business partner Michael Reger they established the Take The Magic Step Foundation™ (2008) to improve the lives of underprivileged children and adults who lack education or face poor health or social and environmental challenges.

A message from Uta: “I welcome you to my personal Website and embrace your own journey to lifelong fitness and health. On your way you might have questions, and thoughts and ideas we can freely share by contacting me here.

Good luck on your journey!


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Take The Magic Step™ – The Extra Mile to Success

Uta shares her experience talking about visualizing success, planning meticulously, and running not just a few extra miles

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Take The Magic Step™ to Lifelong Fitness

Uta explores our freedom to choose and encourages you to explore the desire for change. She shares fundamental tools needed to help you to be the best you can

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Take The Magic Step™ to Never Giving Up

Uta invites you to follow her journey from rising to win seven World Marathon Majors to her ever changing fitness goals of today. 

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Running To Freedom™ from Uta’s Freedom and Movement series

Uta explores our freedom to choose, explore the desire for change and learn the fundamental tools needed to help you to be the best you can.

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Keeping A Cool Focus – The Mental Side of Success

Uta shares with her audience that in training and in life a Cool Focus – how she likes to call it – can bring the necessary calm and wisdom to overcome nervousness

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