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Category: Runners Doing Good

The Inspiration For Change, Part I

If you can dream it, you can do it.  Always remember that this whole thing started off with a dream and a mouse. — Walt Disney Through the rest of […]

On Daring Greatly

“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by the dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly … who, at worst, […]

Meet the Team #1 – Cherri and Ryan

This will be Cherri’s 3rd Ragnar Relay run with our team. Cherri first ran with us at Ragnar Relay Chicago when the temp went sky high just about the time that she […]

Taking Aim

“If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.” – Zig Ziglar I have taken the last month or so off of social media and blogging for the […]

Run-Gooder #10 – Karl

This is an article originally posted on February 5th but being that Karl just finished his 7th Ultra, it seemed like a great opportunity to reshare.   Congrats Karl!  You are […]

Run-Gooder #9 – Michael

*** REPOST***  Again in the effort to highlight members of Runnin’ Not Walken, I give you Michael!  Since this article was written at the beginning of the year, Michael has […]

Run-Gooder #5 – Matt

#Repost! – Matt’s been a big part of our team since he joined last year.  As we roll out who is on Team Runnin’ Not Walken for ’19, we will […]

Why Ragnar?

Why do we run Ragnar Relays to benefit charity?  The answer is because you can’t do epic alone.  It wasn’t always that way though.  In the very beginning, the hope […]

Run-Gooder #11 – Gabe Grunewald

When I started the Runners Doing Good Instagram account, I wanted to tell some stories of people overcoming obstacles, choosing to live a healthier life, or achieving something incredible…all with […]

An Intro…

“A life is not important except in the impact it makes in others’ lives.” – Jackie Robinson I’ve not really taken the time to introduce who I am and how […]

Run-Gooder #10 – Karl

Please note, this article was run on February 5th.  Karl had about 85% of his monetary goal met at that point and had 3 races to go.  He’s down to […]

Runnin’ Not Walken Update #2

Just a quick update on how Team Runnin’ Not Walken is doing.  So far today, we’ve raised $300 to benefit NeighborLink Fort Wayne.  There’s a pretty exciting development there for […]

On Inspiration

"Dreams and dedication are a powerful combination." - William Longgood

Runnin’ Not Walken Update!

Ragnar Registration Day has been one of the most exciting days of the year for me.  It bears with it the promise of adventure.  It’s a feeling both exhilarating and […]

Run-Gooder #9 – Michael

It was early 2015.  Team Runnin’ Not Walken had about 8 or 9 of our 12 spots filled.  I reached out to Michael and his two brothers, Adam and Ryan […]

Thursday Thoughts

Just a couple ideas or thoughts for this Thursday, January the 17th…. Running and training in the winter is hard.  Training any time is difficult but when you throw snow […]