Posts tagged with: Teamgsf
Hard to believe, but nine months has come and gone since I set out to do my first training run for the Santa Barbara Marathon while on a trip with Victoria and Gwendolyn to Monterey, California. And it's been five months since I decided to go for it and we officially launched our Team GSF SB...Read More >>
Team Callie is gearing up for the North Carolina Marathon and we are so proud of them. In honor of adorable, sweet, precocious Callie Golden, her father, Nathan, is racing on November 19th with a team of 20 by his side. Team Callie will be tackling the full, half and relay throughout High Point --...Read More >>
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Thirty Team GSF runners are challenging and pushing themselves for the SMA cause in the Santa Barbara International Marathon on November 12, 2011. 30 competitors! And on top of the immense personal physical commitment they've made, they have collectively set a team fundraising goal of...
Team Lucy's Legs is a prime example. They are rock stars. Lead my the...Read More >>
Team "Lucy's Legs" will be riding 90 miles around Lake Winnebago this weekend in Race The Lake 2011. Lake Winnebago is one of the largest...Read More >>
I've been nursing a nasty and painful injury since finishing the Montecito-Summerland Half Marathon two weeks ago. I'm not going to lie, it's been pretty frustrating. It's my left leg and it seems to be a nice mix of a shin splint and plantar fasciitis -- both pretty common running injuries. I...Read More >>
David Price is a college friend of Bill's. You may remember he competed in a triathlon last year for Team GSF in honor of Gwendolyn. He blew us away last...Read More >>
What an incredible experience -- I finished the Montecito-Summerland Half Marathon on Saturday in just under 2 hours!
On Saturday, my great friend and fellow Team GSF SB Marathon runner, Mike Paskin, our friend, Steve Fergusson, my awesome trainer, Mike Claytor, and I conquered the first...Read More >>
Well, well, well... time really is flying around here. It seems like yesterday I did my first training run and made the decision to run a marathon. And now we're only a little more than 4 months out from the Santa Barbara International Marathon in November 2011. Yikes!
When I decided to...Read More >>
Stephen Taylor completed his second Western States 100 endurance challenge and he's got the bumps and blisters to show for it. What Stephen did was incredible -- awe inspiring. But add to it that he didn't...Read More >>
We're a little under five-and-a-half months out from the Santa Barbara Marathon and I'm feeling great. I'm loving my training and it's become a normal part of my weekly routine -- two strengthening workouts followed by thirty minute runs and one one hour run. The intensity is definitely picking up...Read More >>
100 miles. 100 miles in 30 hours. 100 miles though the Sierra Nevada Mountains. 100 miles through extreme heat and even snow. Yep, that crazy Stephen Taylor is doing it again -- 100 miles for Owen! And we think he's incredible!
Held the last weekend of June in Northern California, the Western...Read More >>
Meet Jenna Boguhn. A spunky six-year-old who loves school, having painted nails, playing dress up, and being with her two older sisters. And while Jenna is so much like any other adorable six-year-old, Jenna has Spinal Muscular Atrophy. This Sunday, Renee Gronowski, Jenna's aunt, will be running...Read More >>
I've always wanted to run a marathon -- it's one of those goals I planned to "one day" check off my list. But, to be honest, the last time I ran in any way was home from my office the day Gwendolyn was diagnosed with SMA. That was over three years ago. She was just six-months-old.
I was at work. My...Read More >>
Team Run For Owen is always amazing and tomorrow they are embarking on a new incredible adventure -- the Ragnar Relay. This fabulous 12 person team starts their journey in Albany, New York and in relay style will travel 196 miles to Tarrytown,...Read More >>
We are officially moved beyond words. Team Owen Simmons and all the amazing running that took place this Sunday to help fight Spinal Muscular Atrophy was simply incredible!!! Incredible. There is something just so selfless and poignant about people using their physical strength for those who...Read More >>
We are so moved by this effort and the many poignant elements to...Read More >>
We are bowled over by all of the enthusiasm and positive energy being put toward fighting SMA! Runners are signing up left and right and we think it is simply incredible! And we are super excited to learn that the race director of the NB Half and the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick committee are...Read More >>
A few days ago I told you about the upcoming New Bedford Half Marathon on March 20th. And since that post, a dozen new people have joined the team! So the number is now over 40! 4-0 all running on one day, in one race, to help end this brutal disease!!!
Running for a cause is nothing new -- in...Read More >>