And So I Ran

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. – Lou Holtz This blog and site isn’t supposed to be about me. It’s supposed to be about the team and our running and fundraising efforts but since the Covid-19 Pandemic, a lot has been putContinue reading “And So I Ran”

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 feature those profiles here and since we already have a mention of Matt here, I thought it was a great time to share this blogContinue reading “Run-Gooder #5 – Matt”

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 was to prove we could physically pull it off. To the uninitiated, a Ragnar Relay is a 12 person, approximately 200-ish mile relay style race. Continue reading “Why Ragnar?”

Brave Like Gabe

  As we continue this month’s cause of choice, Brave Like Gabe, I’d encourage you to watch this.  I’m sure you’ll be as inspired by Gabe Grunewald as I was.  If you are and are moved to do so, please consider giving to Brave Like Gabe at: https://bravelikegabe.org/donate Brave Like Gabe’s fundraising efforts support researchContinue reading “Brave Like Gabe”

On Motivation

My friends, we are not the sum of our possessions. They are not the measure of our lives. In our hearts we know what matters. We cannot hope only to leave our children a bigger car, a bigger bank account. We must hope to give them a sense of what it means to be aContinue reading “On Motivation”

Sunday Inspiration #2 – Jon Dorenbos

Sticking with the theme of a weekly inspirational story or person, not necessarily running related, this week, I’ve chosen Jon Dorenbos.  If you’ve not heard of Jon, you might want to get caught up because this guy is on a rocket ship right now and he’s only going to get bigger.  That’s a good thingContinue reading “Sunday Inspiration #2 – Jon Dorenbos”

Reflection Friday…

It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop – Confucius Happy Friday!  Today is January 25th and the first month of the year is almost in the books.  It is remarkable how quickly time flies nowadays.  As we bring this month to a close, or anything for thatContinue reading “Reflection Friday…”

Run-Gooder #8 – Amanda

“If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” – Fred DeVito After corresponding and finally getting to meet her, the above quote made me think of her.  Matt’s better half joined Runnin’ Not Walken this past year and she was a great addition to the team and I believe, qualifies as a Run-Gooder, especiallyContinue reading “Run-Gooder #8 – Amanda”

Good-Bye 2018! Hello 2019! – Part 2

From a running standpoint, 2018 was in many ways a great year.  It had ups and downs, naturally, but for the most part, it was a fantastic year. Runnin’ Not Walken achieved a level of fundraising that I didn’t think was possible, at least not for a long time.  The support we had was remarkable. Continue reading “Good-Bye 2018! Hello 2019! – Part 2”