American Cancer Society Director of Development, Christoper Bowles, talks about ACS, how they navigated the pandemic focusing on the needs of patients, volunteers, and survivors, and the benefits of running with DetermiNation, their charity team. He shares his very unique first marathon story, and has lots of ideas and motivation for all charity runners.
Chicago Marathon training begins the week of June 6! Tim joins to discuss what participants can expect from CARA’s summer marathon training program, advice for first-timers as well as seasoned marathoners, and his own running and marathon experiences.
Carrie Cihasky represents Team PAWS. We discuss the mission and impact of the largest no-kill shelter, the benefits of running for Team PAWS, overcoming the “fundraising is out of my comfort zone” fear, and her own journey as a charity runner.
For more on Team PAWS: https://my.pawschicago.org Inquiries regarding running for Team PAWS: TeamPaws@pawschicago.org Find PAWS on all socials @pawschicago and @teampawschicago
Run for Gilda’s Club Chicago to ensure that anyone impacted by cancer is empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. For more information, please contact Rebecca Peters: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coach Denise Sauriol – 127 time marathon finisher, author, and coach – talks with us today about the importance of the first marathon, having a coach, and over coming obstacles. We discuss giving back to running, Girls on the Run (she’s a founder of the Chicago chapter!), the power of charity running and the diversity among the shared experience as a runner.