Since I’m the only one to run all 5, I should have the most mileage. Here’s some of my favorite memories!
#2 on our all time mileage countdown brings us to Ryan with 75 miles of Ragnar running!
According to a definition of hardcore it is: “the most active, committed, or strict members of a group or movement.” That sums up what I think of Matt. He is a hardcore runner and proud of it. He should be because he’s come a long way over the last several years. After deciding a changeContinue reading “Top 11 Runners – #8 Matt”
And our #1 Moment from our Ragnar years so far……Runnin’ Not Walken Year 1 — 2015
Year 1 was so special and different aspects of that first race will always be something that be near and dear to my heart. Courtney’s beginning here is really the culmination of a lot of hard work by the team to get ready, a lot of hard work in fundraising, and a ton of nervesContinue reading “RDG’s Top 10 – #8 Courtney’s Kick-Off ’15”
This still makes me laugh to this day. Brandon had brought a cowboy hat to wear during the race and a lot of people had funny hats. He even brought one of his old football helmets. We were having a blast with the race and I simply thought he’d wear it somewhere along the wayContinue reading “RDG’s Top 10 – #9 – Brandon’s Helmet Run ’15”
While we work to formally organize the team as a non-profit entity, it would be easy to say that we should take ’20 off, at least until everything is set because it’d be easier, but when you’ve built a reputation based on running 200 mile relay races, stepping away from a challenge isn’t an option.Continue reading “Runners Doing Good to Again Run to Benefit NeighborLink Fort Wayne”
3 & 2 – Number of Ragnar Relays run in Chicago and Michigan respectively 10 – Number of Vans rented 32 – Number of different runners that have run on behalf of Runnin’ Not Walken Runners Doing Good since 2015 969 – Miles run, in total, by Runnin’ Not Walken Runners Doing Good 5.8 –Continue reading “Runners Doing Good: By the Numbers Post Ragnar Michigan ’19”
*** 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 trained for and ran his first full Marathon, the Flying Pig in Cincinnati! The featured picture of the article is a picture of Michael sportingContinue reading “Run-Gooder #9 – Michael”
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?”