Podcast S1|E24: John Jaeger, 50 Marathons for Mercy Home

Podcast S1|E24: John Jaeger, 50 Marathons for Mercy Home

John Jaeger, board member and long-time supporter of Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has challenged himself to run marathons in all 50 states! He is almost to the half way point having run marathons in 22 states and has also raised a whopping $152,000+ toward his $250,000 goal. He shares what inspired him to do this, what keeps him going, and lots and lots of fundraising tips for all charity runners. This episode will motivate you on your charity marathon journey for sure!

One of 50!

Learn more about John and Mercy Home here: https://www.mercyhome.org/blog/leadership/meet-our-board-members-john-jaeger/ 

John’s Fundraising page: https://p2p.mercyhome.org/diy/john-jaeger

Or call or text John at 708-347-4921 to support him or learn more.

Podcast S1|E18: Carrie Cihasky, Team PAWS

Podcast S1|E18: Carrie Cihasky, Team PAWS

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

Podcast S1|E14: Jim Marrese, Mercy Home Heroes

Podcast S1|E14: Jim Marrese, Mercy Home Heroes

Jim Marrese, Director of Business Development & Strategic Initiatives with Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, discusses the 135-year-old organization’s critical mission, their “Heroes,” and my new role as manager of this 250+ member strong endurance sports fundraising team.

To learn more about Mercy Home visit the website (https://www.mercyhome.org). For more information on becoming a Hero go to: https://marathon.mercyhome.org/chicago2022/ or email me at marcon@mercyhome.org

Podcast S1|E8: 8 Step to Charity Running Success (Part 2)

Podcast S1|E8: 8 Step to Charity Running Success (Part 2)

This is a continuation our discussion about the how-to of successful charity running. 

In episode four of the podcast, we discussed the first three steps. Today we’re going to talk about steps 4 and 5.  The final 3 steps will be covered at the end of March.

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Podcast S1 | E4: 8 Steps to Charity Running Success (Part 1)

Today we begin a discussion about the how-to of successful charity running. 

If it’s cold and snowy and icy where you are right now, like it is here in northern Illinois, you may be having trouble getting motivated to run. Don’t worry so much about that. I have no doubt that you will find your mojo. 

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