Tag Archive: Running

Aug 22

Pushing Through the Pain with DetermiNation

I run because I want to fight cancer. My mom was diagnosed with cancer in her early 40s and had to endure radical surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy. My dad passed away from cancer at the age of 49, when I was still at college. The coxswain of my crew team in college passed away from …

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Jul 16

Why Breast Cancer Survivors Make Great Runners

The first thing that needs to be said is that cancer patients and cancer survivors are amazing people doing amazing things. This is my personal epiphany. The facts by the numbers. I am 53 years old. On November 2nd I will be 8 years breast cancer free. Because I had become a couch potato, I …

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May 04

Today We Live with DetermiNation!

My mom and I finishing Rock n Roll Chicago Together

Being a DetermiNation athlete has a very special meaning for me.  I am sure a majority of our athletes feel this way when they get involved with our team.  We are a group of people who are determined to beat cancer.  My story is sadly, not unique, but it does embody why being a DetermiNation athlete is …

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Feb 02

It’s Only 100 Miles

January 16th will mark 6 years of my “running life”. I really can’t remember what life was like before that day in 2006. One thing I am absolutely sure of is this… NEVER in my wildest dreams would I have said that there would be a point in my life that I would be running a 100 …

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Jan 26

THE 1,151.2 MILE CHALLENGE: 2012!

A few days ago I was out on a run with my German Shepard, Chase, being the big brave dog that he is he got scared of an American Flag and caused a little accident. I cut open my knee and the fall ripped a whole in one of my favorite pair of running pants.Where am I …

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