Connor

Connor
Who is Connor and why do I run for him?  During treatment photo. Connor is my cousin’s son. He has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). He is only 4 years old. He is over a year into his treatment now. His prognosis is good but he still has to undergo 2 more years of treatment.  More ...

Running with the kids

Last night my husband and I packed up our 2 kids and dog to run ‘together’ at the park.  It takes a few minutes to get there, but it has a great trail and beautiful scenery.    The kids were to ride their bikes while we ran. We ended up splitting up and going in ...

First Group Training

Yesterday I had my first group training run! I always get a little nervous going into new situations, especially when I don’t know anyone.  My partner for Team Connor was out of town, so was not participating in the group run. But my nerves didn’t last long.  I met with one other participant, our mentor, ...

Initial Running Gear

They say all you need to run is a decent pair of running shoes.  That may be true…but it can be a lot more enjoyable with a little gear. I’ve never really been a runner.  I’ve done one 5k and a Warrior Dash.  I loved the Warrior Dash and would totally do it again!  But ...