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 29

Two More Days of Running for a Reason (in India)!

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It’s been hot here, and I mean really hot. My last few runs have all been before six a.m. and the temperature has been over 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The air quality is terrible, New Delhi is among the worst in the world. When I run, I’m afraid of getting attacked by monkeys and I’ve been …

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