Tag Archive: volunteers

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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May 15

A Very Different Broad Street Run

Three years ago on my blog, Jill’s Running Away, I wrote an account of my participation in the Broad Street Run, a 10-mile race here in Philly that happens on the first Sunday in each May.  It was a long piece that addressed how I felt at each stage, the conditions and the race itself.  …

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Jan 13

Running the Desert

Every winter, thousands of “snow birds” flock to warmer climes, and this year is no different. In fact, this Sunday some 30,000 people will take flight in the P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n Roll Arizona Marathon and Half Marathon. Forty-seven of the top competitors will be running with DetermiNation. None of them are expected to win, …

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