Rock n Roll Half Marathon: Race Day!

Ten weeks of training later, race day is finally here! I can’t begin to explain how much nervous energy I’m ready to burn off and how excited I am about this run. Once the race gets started, I’ll have plenty of time to reflect on the hundreds of people who donated to this fundraising effort during the […]

Half Marathon: Fundraising Update

I’m writing this on the run, but wanted to quickly give an update. The total raised for my half marathon run in memory of Tripp Roth is now more than $25,000. I also just got a commitment for another $1,000 that I’ll add to the total later today. As far as training goes, I’m ready. […]

Rock n Roll Marathon: Volunteers Needed

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon is looking for volunteers! Help is needed for Friday 3/1 (Expo) and Sunday 3/4 (Start line, relay refreshments and/or finish line). Go HERE to sign up. Click on the blue ‘Race Crew’ tab then click ‘Create New Account.’

Half Marathon: Training, Fundraising Update

We’re now 21 days from the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon and a very supportive Twitter/Facebook/website crowd has helped me raise $20,504. Since the goal was $20,000 and we shattered that, the focus will now be on $30,000. Please continue to spread the word and help me raise EB awareness. I’m running in honor of Tripp […]

Half Marathon: Training & Fundraising Update

The Rock n Roll Half Marathon is 26 days away and we’re knocking on the door of hitting our fundraising goal of $20,000. I know I’ve said this before, but the outpouring of support has been overwhelming. I can’t thank all the donors enough. Here’s a breakdown of donations (as of 2/8 at 12:45 a.m.): […]

Half Marathon: Fundraising Update, PSA & More

Fundraising: So here we are 45 days away from the half marathon and a ton of generous donors have helped me SHATTER the original goal of $5,000. As I type this post, the total raised is just shy of $8,000! Did I mention we have 45 days left? I’ve already upped the goal twice…first to […]

Tripp Roth: The Fight Continues

Tripp Roth of Ponchatoula fought a brave fight for two years and eight months. He lost his battle with EB (Epidermolysis Bullosa) on Saturday, but the fight for research and a cure continues. I’m running the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in Tripp’s honor, to heighten EB awareness and to raise money for DebRA of America […]

Half Marathon: Training Update

We’re now 57 days from the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon. I ran 5.5 miles Sunday for my “long” run of the week. I’m battling through some major soreness in my lower left leg right now, but it should be fine in a few days. Hopefully. The fundraising total has reached $1,680 in just one week! […]

Half Marathon: Training Update

We’re now 60 days from the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon and a very supportive Twitter/Facebook/website crowd has helped me raise $1,035 (22% of the goal) in a little more than three days. That’s pretty amazing. Please continue to spread the word and help me raise EB awareness. I’m running in honor of Tripp Roth. If […]

Half Marathon Training

I recently decided to confirm my insanity and run the Rock & Roll Half Marathon in New Orleans on March 4th. I never thought I’d run a 10k, much less 13.1 miles. But here we go. I’ve been loosely training for the half since October 31st when I ran the Children’s Hospital Jazz 5k with ‘Team 6.’ […]