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|E23: Lydia Nader, Nutrition for Optimal Performance

Podcast S1|E23: Lydia Nader, Nutrition for Optimal Performance

Lydia Nader, registered dietitian nutritionist, discusses the importance of nutrition for optimal heath and performance, especially for marathon runners. We also talk about her experience growing up with Girls on the Run and how she continues to give back to this organization that shaped her lifestyle.


https://fuelwithnader.com
IG: @fuelwithnader
Twitter: @RUNwithNader
You can also find Lydia on Thursday nights running in Logan Square with 3Run2. For more info: https://www.threeruntwo.com or look for 3Run2/Three Run Two on Facebook, Instagram, and Strava.

Podcast S1|E21: Chris Bowles, American Cancer Society’s DetermiNation

Podcast S1|E21: Chris Bowles, American Cancer Society’s DetermiNation

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.

For more information on DetermiNation: www.cancer.org/determination

To contact Chris: christopher.bowles@cancer.org

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|E17: Dale Erdmier, a.k.a. Marathoner Dale

Podcast S1|E17: Dale Erdmier, a.k.a. Marathoner Dale

Today’s episode comes from “down under” with Chicago-Area native, Dale Erdmier, currently living in the the Sydney, Australia. As a runner, running coach, personal trainer, and yoga instructor, Dale is one-stop-shopping for her clients. We talked about the Chicago Area Runners Association, her move to Australia, life and running in Sydney, and getting married during the pandemic.

2022 Boston Marathon Finisher Dale Erdmier


Website: https://www.dalemarie.org If you’re trying to get back after a long winter, download Dale’s “Four Weeks to get back to Running”
Instagram: @marathonerdale