If you’ve been following along on my running journey for awhile now you may know that I’ve chosen to run in support of different charities several times over the past few years, in fact, the whole reason I began running was to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) in memory of my friend Kerry. (You … Continue reading
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OAR – Run for Autism
Back in April I shared that I’d be running the Marine Corps Marathon with OAR, Organization for Autism Research. As soon as I finished the Marine Corps Marathon in 2013, I knew I’d be back to run it again. The experience running through our nation’s capital on a course fully supported by marines was incredible and … Continue reading
Ok, so a lot of you know by now that I am really struggling with the entire idea of the New York City Marathon. Yes, it was my decision to do it. I actively seeked out and joined a charity team to fundraise for entry into this race. So why, if I seemingly have no … Continue reading
1 Month To Go!
Today marks 1 month until the New York City Marathon! That means 1 more long run, lots of time spent with my foam roller, endlessly refilling my water bottle to stay hydrated and of course…some final fundraising for North Shore Animal League! Over the summer I reached my initial fundraising goal of $3,000 (THANK YOU!) and … Continue reading
A Special Fundraising Donor Incentive!
Today marks 6 months until the New York City Marathon and as promised I have a fun donor incentive to offer to you! A few weeks ago I sent my crazy talented artist cousin one of my favorite pictures of Madison… …and a few days later she sent me this! How awesome is that??! Wait…check out the … Continue reading
Happy National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day!
In honor of National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day today (you knew that right?!?) and this Friday marking 6 months until the 2014 New York City Marathon, I thought it would be the perfect time to kick off my fundraising for North Shore Animal League as part of Team Animal League. North Shore Animal League, located in Port … Continue reading
Thoughts on Joining a NYCM Charity Team – Part 2
A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post on my thoughts on joining a charity team for this year’s New York City Marathon. I sort of had mixed feelings, and really loved all the feedback I got from everyone. At the time I thought the “3 strikes and your IN” rule still applied to … Continue reading
Thoughts On Joining a NYCM Charity Team
As I’m sure everyone knows yesterday was the lottery drawing for the New York City Marathon. Not surprisingly, I didn’t get in. This is my 3rd year applying and not getting in, so next year I’ll have a guaranteed entry. The only problem is just about all of my running friends are running THIS year … Continue reading