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
This is the last installment of my 8 Steps designed to set you up for success as a charity runner. If you haven’t listened to Parts 1 & 2, please go back and do that before continuing with this episode. Today we discuss the final three steps – the doing part!
Find the Cause Coach on FaceBook, LinkedIn and Instagram (@theCauseCoach). And if you want to run with us, the Cause Crew groups can be found on FaceBook and Strava (reach out for an invitation).
Please join us today as I welcome Dana White the founder of Jersey Women Strong, New Jersey’s largest all-women’s running and multi-sport club. This phenomenal organization “empowers women to improve their own well-being through fitness and exercise while strengthening our local community through philanthropic outreach and volunteerism.”
There are events so big we plan for them for months, sometimes years. We do whatever we can to make the day perfect. We agonize over every detail. We think about Murphy’s Law and try to mitigate the risks. Then about 10 days before the big day, we begin obsessively checking the weather forecast. We become engulfed in emotions over the one thing we have absolutely no control over.