Category Archive: Fundraising

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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Oct 05

A DetermiNator in Berlin

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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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Aug 17

Proud Dad

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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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Jul 25

I’m Running For …

Last Sunday, Team DetermiNation crashed the party at the Rock ‘n Roll Chicago Half Marathon, and as is always the case with DetermiNators, they were a huge crowd pleaser. But more than that, they were a smash hit and doing what DetermiNators do best: honoring people they love and raising money to kick cancer’s ass. …

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May 07

It only took 2 toe nails… BUT I DID IT!

We Made It!

How can I sum up my feelings before, during and after the Mini Marathon? I wasn’t as nervous as I thought I would be that is for sure! Maybe it’s because I knew I had to do it for all of my friends and family. I made sure that all of my ribbons were unique …

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