How Do You Stay Motivated?

It’s mid-December and Thanksgiving is a couple weeks ago, the holiday parties are commencing, and Christmas and New Years are looming and it begs the question: How do you stay motivated?  Here in NE Indiana, the snow isn’t exactly flying but we’ve seen the sun maybe 5 times in the last 50-some days.  I wishContinue reading “How Do You Stay Motivated?”

What is a “Run-Gooder”?

It is a do-gooder, that is willing too make their beating of the pavement meaningful.  It’s sacrificing hours of training, the aches, pains, and hard earned sweat that accompanies it all, all for the greater good of others in some fashion. That all said, it’s not just elite runners participating in a marathon to raiseContinue reading “What is a “Run-Gooder”?”

Run-Gooder #5 – Matt

I have known Matt since we were both in college back in the early 2000’s and worked at a Lowe’s store here in Fort Wayne.  I always got along with Matt but I don’t recall a lot of details about him.  He’d always been a good guy as far as I knew.  Time passes andContinue reading “Run-Gooder #5 – Matt”

Run-Gooder #4 – Emily

Meet Emily!  Not all of Runners Doing Good followers are Stateside.  Emily is a UK runner and has been a follower of our twitter handle for awhile and is also a beneficiary of what our growing community can do as we helped contribute to her running goal. She started running to get in healthier shape but toContinue reading “Run-Gooder #4 – Emily”

Run-Gooder #3 – Tim

“If runners don’t support each other, who will?”  – Tim Green. Yea, the very Tim pictured above.  I ran across Tim the first time in 2015.  I had just started Runnin Not Walken and I was pushing the heck out of it on social media hoping to blow this thing up.  I ended up findingContinue reading “Run-Gooder #3 – Tim”

Looking Forward

I saw this off of the “Power of Positivity” Page on Facebook, which is a great follow by the way, and I needed to share it as it’s really appropriate for where I’m at right now. This whole Runners Doing Good thing has been very enjoyable and I’ve found the writing being therapeutic to a degree. Continue reading “Looking Forward”

Run-Gooder #2 – Stephanie

So this page isn’t just about promoting fundraising causes.  Sometimes it’s about inspiration and I saw this tweet online a little over an hour ago and I hope that it’s ok to share this because as a dad of 3, I can say this….Mamas are amazing.  Tomorrow’s #GivingTuesday but who gives more than Moms?  IfContinue reading “Run-Gooder #2 – Stephanie”

My List of Runnin’ Thanks

The 30 different runners who have run for Runnin’ Not Walken Ryan, Nerk, Michael, Greg, Courtney, Andrew, Zach, Cherri, Colin, Ashley, Matt, Chris, Lucas, Joel, Hillary, Chris, Kelly, Melissa, Ruso, Tony, Carissa, Lori, Tayler, Amanda, Artie, Wyatt, Brandon, Ben, and Jenn, you all helped raise nearly $17,000 for Kate’s Kart across these 4 years thatContinue reading “My List of Runnin’ Thanks”

Run-Gooder #1 – Jennifer

  “It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving” – St. Mother Teresa What is a “run-gooder”?  A run-gooder is a person that is willing too make their beating of the pavement meaningful.  It’s sacrificing hours of training, the aches, pains, and hard earned sweat that accompanies it all,Continue reading “Run-Gooder #1 – Jennifer”