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|E20: Tim Bradley, Chicago Area Runners Association

Podcast S1|E20: Tim Bradley, Chicago Area Runners Association

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.

More info about CARA Summer Marathon Training: https://www.cararuns.org/summermarathon 

Contact Tim: Tim@CARARuns.org

Instagram: @coachtimbradley @cararuns

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

Podcast S1|E16: Valerie Jencks, running for Gilda’s Club Chicago

Podcast S1|E16: Valerie Jencks, running for Gilda’s Club Chicago

Valerie Jencks discusses coming back to running after cancer, battling “long-haul COVID”, training for her first marathon at 60, and why she’s running for Gilda’s Club Chicago.

Valerie’s Team Gilda Fundraising page: https://www.classy.org/fundraiser/3636697

Valerie’s Professional website: https://www.valeriejencks.com

Valerie’s Ted Talk Link: How to Rewrite History

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: rebeccapeters@gildasclubchicago.org.