Category Archives: Charities & Fundraising

Running for a Day, for a Month, for a Lifetime

Throughout May, Dick’s Sporting Goods has been promoting National Runners’ Month, offering special deals in its stores, sponsoring running events, and donating more than $25,000 to Action for Healthy Kids to help end childhood obesity. They’ve also had Kara Goucher, Ryan Hall, and Dean Karnazes out on the road as “ambassadors” to help promote an active lifestyle. Continue reading

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Dean Karnazes’ Finish: A Place in History?

Congratulations to Dean Karnazes, who finished his run across America today, completing 2,954 miles along the southern route from Anaheim, California to New York City in 74 days. As one of the “elders” of the ultrarunning community, I want to … Continue reading

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High schooler to run across America

got this email from a 17-year-old high schooler who plans to run across the United States next year after he graduates. He wrote, “… It’s my dream, and it’s what I’m training for. Please, if you have any tips or if you want to help support my endeavor, please contact me …”. Continue reading

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