Ed Schober

Author's details

Name: Ed Schober
Date registered: August 22, 2011
URL: http://edschober.com


Ed Schober is a marathon runner, cyclist, triathlete, ACS DetermiNation Team member who has three daughters, two dogs and one wife. He grew up on the South side of Chicago but has lived on the North side for 25 years. He loves both baseball teams. He's not kidding. Follow him on Twitter @edschober and catch his blog at www.edschober.com

Latest posts

  1. Impossible Dream — November 11, 2012
  2. A DetermiNator in Berlin — October 5, 2012
  3. Proud Dad — August 17, 2012
  4. My 15 Minutes for DetermiNation — June 27, 2012
  5. What A Pain In The Ass! — March 7, 2012

Most commented posts

  1. Why I Ran — 18 comments
  2. Cancer’s MVP – Cigarettes — 7 comments
  3. Dad — 4 comments
  4. What A Pain In The Ass! — 4 comments
  5. Proud Dad — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Nov 11

Impossible Dream

I’m a charity runner for the American Cancer Society.  I’m also a committee member for the Chicago ACS DetermiNation Team.  Because of my fundraising and committee work I hear a lot of stories.  Cancer stories.  Some uplifting.  Some not.  But every once in awhile a story comes along that sticks with me for a few …

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Permanent link to this article: http://determinators.org/2012/11/impossible-dream/

Oct 05

A DetermiNator in Berlin


This is a story of my Berlin Marathon which was on September 30th but first… Want to see something cool? This here is an X-ray of a left foot with a broken 4th metatarsal. Ouchy right?  Actually this fracture is called a “green branch” fracture because of the way it just spits out all over …

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Permanent link to this article: http://determinators.org/2012/10/a-determinator-in-berlin/

Aug 17

Proud Dad


Back toward the end of this past school year my oldest daughter was given a project by her 4th grade teacher.  He’s a great teacher and he really taught the kids to stay focused and be creative. The project was about coming up with a cause and explain why you felt strongly to support it and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://determinators.org/2012/08/proud-dad/

Jun 27

My 15 Minutes for DetermiNation

“In the future everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes.” – Andy Warhol It’s not everyday a regular guy like me can look into a camera and talk about a passionate subject to potentially a million people. I have been a member of the American Cancer Society’s DetermiNation team since December 2010.  In 2011 instead of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://determinators.org/2012/06/my-15-minutes-for-determination/

Mar 07

What A Pain In The Ass!

Since March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month I thought I’d post a blog I wrote on March 5, 2011 about my first colonoscopy…enjoy.   When I turned 40 I realized that I needed a new doctor.  I had a female doctor at the time.  Not that she wasn’t a good doctor but it’s just that …

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