Alison Wade, a staple author and editor of the running community, has put together a collection of recipes from some of the sports most well-known athletes.
It’s March, so that can only mean two things: warmer running weather and the NCAA College Basketball Tournament. Two of our very own RBFers have teamed together to bring you a March Bracket Buster Pool with several hundred dollars worth of running and tri gear up for grabs for the top five winners.
How many pairs of running shoes do you have stashed away somewhere in your home? How long has it been since you wore the oldest pair? If you’ve been a runner for any length of time, you’ve got more running shoes lying around than you can possibly use.
About a dozen years ago my daughters’ 4-H group decided to hold a children’s foot race as a fund-raiser. After all, one of the H’s in 4-H stands for health, and they had a readymade director in me, the lone runner among our club’s adult leaders. Anyone that’s directed a race knows the difficult task [...]
No matter how you look at it, there is something special about running a marathon every single day for two months. A marathon a day works out to 183 miles a week for nine weeks, mileage beyond the reach of most dedicated runners. Tim Borland plans to run 26.2 miles each and every day, beginning [...]
Let’s take a whirl on the charity cycle. First up this week is Peter, who is raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma society. Peter says: I am training for my first marathon ever in Disney. I am doing this because it has a personal meaning to meal along with trying to do something good [...]
The Medtronic Global Heroes Web site starts out with this statement: Running long distances was never meant to be easy. It becomes even harder when the body becomes a barrier. For runners diagnosed with medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, spinal disorders, chronic pain or neurological disorders, that is the reality. Yet the passion [...]
Kelly, of www.myspace.com/run4nf is running for Neurofibromatosis. What is Neurofibromatosis? I’ll let Kelly tell you: My name is Kelly, and I have neurofibromatosis (or “NF”), a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow randomly throughout the body. Depending on the severity of one’s case, NF can lead to disfigurement, blindness, hearing loss, scoliosis, brain and [...]
Wow, there’s a lot of people running the 2007 LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon in October? Who knew? For instance, Princess Runner is one of them. She’s raising $1,400 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through the Team in Training program. Help this princess reach her goal here. **** Guess what? Connie Dressen is also raising [...]
Charity-o-Rama took a short break, but is now back! First up is a CRN contributor: Dawn on the Run (aka the “Pink Chick”)! Dawn says: Call me crazy but I just signed up to run a race in my underwear—The Underwear Affair, 10k Run/5k Walk on June 9th. Okay, so I’m chicken and will likely [...]
Take a minute and check out what your fellow runners/walkers are doing to make the world a better place. Runners are the most generous people I know; let’s show just how generous we are! Richard Boehnen is raising money for the St. Jude Children Hospital’s 5K Walk and Run on May 19, 2007 in Lodi, [...]
With racing and marathon season upon us (some say it never left), it’s time to again turn our attention to runners who fundraise. Take a look at your tax refund (ha) and then consider these worthy causes! First up is Cheryl of the Bryn Mawr Running Club. Cheryl says Our annual “Out and Back” charity [...]
Time for this week’s charity roundup! If you’re looking for some worthy causes, you’ve come to the right place. First up: Layla, of Nonplussed (you know, that state of being at a loss as to what to say, think, or do. I’m very familiar with this state). Layla is training with the The Leukemia & [...]
It’s a new week, and a new batch of fundraisers! Charlie, aka ShoreTurtle—Running in and Around New Jersey is raising money for Special Olympics. Charlie writes: On February 24th, I will be joining several thousand people in a Polar Bear Plunge for Special Olympics. Over the past 14 years, this event has helped more than [...]
Well, sports fans, it’s week two of Charity-o-Rama! I hope you read something here that stirs you to click and ponder and yes, maybe even donate! You know it doesn’t take much. (As always, Complete Running cannot vouch for any of the following, nor does inclusion here constitute endorsement by CRN.) On with the show! [...]
We all know that runners are the most generous people on the planet. Right? As promised, here’s this week’s roundup of runners who are running for a cause.
We’re plugging this again because it’s really worth it.
Lots of runners combine running with raising money for charity (e.g., Team In Training) but it can be hard getting the word out so we want to help.
If you are combining running with fundraising, click on the “Fundraising” link in our right hand sidebar menu to find out how we can help you get the word out.
From time to time here at Complete Running headquarters we get asked to promote one thing or another. We (read: I) usually say no, because promoting things can be tricky business—although if you want to advertise with us, we’re all ears!.
But just recently someone wanted to promote his fundraising efforts. We didn’t want to say no to such a worthwhile cause, but we also didn’t want to give one person