Tag Archives: charity

Claim It: Julie Weiss, Marathon Goddess

Claim It: Julie Weiss, Marathon Goddess

When Julie Weiss began running, it served as a remedy to get out of her rut. She was overweight, on antidepressants, and could barely run around the block. Running took the place of Julie’s antidepressants…

How to Successfully Raise Money for a Charity as a Runner

How to Successfully Raise Money for a Charity as a Runner

How do you plan to Claim Your Journey this year? If you are unsure and looking for a way to give your runs some meaning that goes beyond your own personal fitness, consider running for a charity.

7 Running Related Stories To Know About This Week

7 Running Related Stories To Know About This Week

If you haven’t been as in tune with the running world because of work, kids, or your upcoming Super Bowl party, I’ve found 7 stories for you to browse through for this week. ..

The Wounded Warrior Project

The Wounded Warrior Project

  This winter I’m running 2 marathons between January and March.  I’ve decided to use these races to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.  If you’re interested in donating to the cause, the Louisiana Marathon has partnered with Crowdrise.com to provide a website for donation.  Click the link below to donate online.  http://www.crowdrise.com/teamwoundedwarrior2013/fundraiser/nicholascronan/updated#top Or […]

Reconsidering the race shirt

Many runners relish the fact that our sport of choice is relatively environmentally friendly. For example, running on pavement doesn’t use electricity, runners often donate old shoes to be reused or recycled, and races are going “green” in increasing numbers to reduce the amount of paper used. One thing many of us probably haven’t thought […]