09:48 PM EDT 04/13/2013
Originally posted 11/08/2010 12:00PM
She's always been quick with a sly remark and a laugh, and now, after totally transforming her body, Robin Quivers is quick on her feet once again.
Howard Stern's longtime radio co-host, 58, who says she could barely walk a couple of city blocks a few years ago, completed a remarkable three-year return to good health this weekend by running the New York City Marathon.
"My life totally changed, and now I have this amazing amount of energy," Quivers told PEOPLE at New York City's Dbar after the race. Having lost more than 80 pounds and switching to a vegan diet, she says, "Changing my body has given me the ability to do all these amazing things that I never in a million years imagined I could do."
Originally posted 11/07/2010 07:00AM
There will be plenty of recognizable runners in the crowd at the New York City Marathon on Sunday.
Al Roker, cancer survivor Ethan Zohn, Chilean miner Edison Peña, Howard Stern sidekick Robin Quivers, Anthony Edwards, Ryan Sutter and Veronica Webb are among this year's celebrity participants.
"Almost everybody's bucket list includes running the ING New York City Marathon," Roker said in a statement. "Just the though of being able to start this race gives me goose bumps. As does the fear that the weather might turn ugly."
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