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New Year’s Resolution? New Bedford Half Marathon!

January 01, 2011 by Victoria Strong

Feeling the need to challenge yourself? Wanting to get in shape? Thinking about getting involved in philanthropy? Well, you have a little over two months to prepare -- the New Bedford Half Marathon is calling YOUR name and so is Team GSF!!!

Rated one of the top 25 half marathons by Runner's World...

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New York City Marathon SMA Warriors

November 05, 2010 by Victoria Strong

Be the change you want to see in the world!

That is the quote that both Lauren Lundy O'Connor and Magda Cardoso have selected as their mantra for this Sunday's New York City Marathon. Lauren and Magda are SMA Warriors, the SMA Fighting Divas, examples of living with action and their fierce...
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New York Diva Race for Gwendolyn

September 29, 2010 by Victoria Strong

On October 3rd, the day before Gwendolyn's birthday, the fabulous Lauren and the amazing Aunt Moe are teaming up to run the DIVA Half Marathon in honor of Little Miss Diva, Gwendolyn!

I know you know Lauren. She's only the most fabulous person ever. We love Lauren and we admire her dedication to...

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Magda Runs 50 Miles! You Shop. SMA Loses. And 50 Miles of Positivity!

September 18, 2010 by Victoria Strong

I am sure you remember Stephen Taylor and his 100 Miles for Owen? Well, his awesome girlfriend, Magda Cardoso (who truly defines amazingness), is adding her shoes to the ultra marathon trail with a 50 Mile race this weekend! Um, yeah, AMAZING! Magda is compassionate, motivated (obviously),...

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Team GSF Runners: Two Worlds Collide

August 12, 2010 by Victoria Strong
We love it! This weekend Lauren (aka Team Run 4 Owen Queen) and Stephen (aka 100 Miles 4 Owen Madman) are meeting in the Bronx to join forces and kick some serious SMA butt. And...Stephen's extremely awesome girlfriend, Magda, is bringing her SMA Go Gettem' shoes, too.

Lauren and Stephen both run...

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Tri To Fight SMA in Memory of Zane

August 06, 2010 by Victoria Strong

The Schmid family and Sweet Baby Zane supporters are incredible! In the year since Zane's passing, the Schmid's have raised over $125,000 for SMA. And just as importantly they have inspired thousands of friends, family members, and people around the world to get involved in fighting this disease....

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100 Miles For Owen A Huge Success!

July 05, 2010 by Victoria Strong
Stephen is amazing. Seriously, jaw-dropping amazing. Some folks never even lace up their tennis shoes, let alone run over 100 miles, through rugged terrain, battling both snow and heat -- all to help increase awareness of the disease that took the life of a friend's child. Stephen didn't have to do...
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Way to Go Stephen! Good Luck and Thank you!!!

June 22, 2010 by Victoria Strong

Tomorrow Stephen Taylor will fly from New Bedford, Massachusetts to Squaw Valley, California in the countdown to the Western States 100 Ultramarathon. That is 100 miles over rough terrain in a 24 hour period. It is insanity and incredible! And Stephen's motivation, selflessness, and perspective...

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100 Miles For Owen: Clam Dinner and Car Wash

May 25, 2010 by Victoria Strong
100 Miles for Owen is jumping with action. Stephen Taylor who is running the Western States 100 Mile Ultra Marathon on June 26th is planning and inspiring all sorts of fun events in the Boston, Massachusetts area. We aren't quite sure where he finds the time to plan and organize all of this while...
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Team GSF: Meet David

May 24, 2010 by Victoria Strong
Team GSF has another incredible event coming up with another inspiring athlete: David Price. David and Bill went to USC together and when he learned of GSF through their mutual good friend, Matt Morse, David selected SMA as his cause to champion in his latest athletic challenge.David is...
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Run For Owen: Run For Gwen

May 01, 2010 by Victoria Strong
UPDATE: Lauren is running the New Jersey Marathon tomorrow, May 2nd! Please send her your support with a message on the Team Run For Owen website or the Fight For Owen Facebook fan page. Or you can still sponsor her race and help her reach her goal.

Lauren, we are cheering you on from Cali and...

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Team GSF: Meet Stephen

April 28, 2010 by Victoria Strong
Meet Stephen Taylor. Stephen is an incredibly inspiring guy who has enthusiastically joined Team GSF to raise funds for SMA research. On June 26th, Stephen is running the Western States 100 Ultra Marathon. The Western States 100 starts in Squaw Valley California and goes through the Sierra Nevadas...
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April 13, 2010 by Victoria Strong
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Mike Paskin, you ARE an Ironman!

November 25, 2009 by Bill Strong
This weekend, we drove out to Tempe, Arizona to cheer on our friend, Mike Paskin, in the Ironman Arizona. We have no previous experience with the Ironman or triathlons or any competition of this sort, so this was all brand new to us. After this weekend, I can tell you one thing for sure -- this is...
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Triathlon For A Cure Sunset Cruise Fundraiser was a Blast!

October 30, 2009 by Bill Strong
Last night, our dear friends Mike and Sarah Paskin hosted the inaugural Triathlon For A Cure sunset cruise fundraiser on the Channel Cat catamaran in Santa Barbara. The setting was amazing, the evening was beautiful, the boat was pure luxury, the staff was wonderful, the food was fantastic, and the...
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Triathlon For A Cure Sunset Cruise Fundraiser

October 14, 2009 by Bill Strong
We may be the most fortunate people on this planet to have such extraordinarily supportive friends and family. Check out the amazingly creative and fun fundraiser our friends Mike and Sarah Paskin organized for Mike's TriathlonForACure.com to benefit the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation: a catamaran...
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Triathlon For A Cure Hats Have Arrived!

October 11, 2009 by Bill Strong
Check this out. Our friend Mike Paskin -- who is training his butt off for the Arizona Ironman and has turned his training into an awareness and fundraising campaign for the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation and SMA through his Triathlon For A Cure -- has designed some really cool Triathlon For A Cure...
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Triathlon For A Cure

September 01, 2009 by Bill Strong
We've posted about our friends Mike, Sarah, and their darling daughter, Reese, several times before. They are a Santa Barbara couple we met when both our daughters were just weeks old. They have become very dear friends and have been extremely supportive of us through every step of our journey with...
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