The Journey Begins

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton The below is a re-publishing of our first blog entry, posted back in November.  It’s a new year, please enjoy. The above quote seems incredibly appropriate considering this is my first blog post ever so in that way, yes the journey isContinue reading “The Journey Begins”

Runnin’ Not Walken to Run to Benefit NeighborLink Fort Wayne!!!

It is official.  It was once inconceivable that we’d ever change causes of choice but sometimes in order to grow, you need to do something different and right now, I am very excited with our decision. For a second, I’d like to take a step back and explain the process.  Once I made the decisionContinue reading “Runnin’ Not Walken to Run to Benefit NeighborLink Fort Wayne!!!”

Run-Gooder #7 – Artie

  As 2018 winds down and 2019 approaches and the blog has continued on, we’ve had a decent little following begin and it has kept me thinking of who to feature next and Artie came to mind.  Has he been a lifetime runner?  No, but he has been one of the biggest supporters of TeamContinue reading “Run-Gooder #7 – Artie”

Run-Gooder #6 – Michelle

So the cool thing about doing this blog is that I get to be on the look-out for inspirational people.  Fortunately, there’s an abundance of them but I’m not just looking for anyone who’s remarkable, I’m looking for runners.  Runners just take it up another notch and this one in particular, finds another gear. MeetContinue reading “Run-Gooder #6 – Michelle”

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?”

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”

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”