Results tagged with 'marathons'
Published Aug. 15, 2014
Many people will find it easier to wrap their heads around the idea of a 24-hour run than to grasp what Thomas Budde seeks to accomplish with a charity called The GIVE Shirt. Larger nonprofits raise millions to fight cancer, save endangered species or fight domestic violence. Budde raises thousands, primarily to encourage people to give. Give what? Whatever they can.
Published July 31, 2014
Adam Voisin used to travel to races and watch his mom run, while sitting in a wheelchair at the mile markers. Now, he counts them.
Published Jan. 5, 2013
As a marathon runner, professional bartender and a self-proclaimed lover of food and drink, Rebecca Ohmen is no stranger to the concept of balance. She leads a busy, social life, but manages to carve out enough time for long runs and her dog, a yellow lab named Lenny.
Published Oct. 9, 2012
It's 6:45 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7 and there's a buzz inside Grafton High School. The dimly lit hallways are packed, and it was clear these people weren't students. They were runners warming up before heading outside to find their spots at the starting line for the 2012 Lakefront Marathon. And I was one of them.