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Alysia Bires' Fundraiser:

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION PITTSBURGH MARATHON 2016 - Run for Margaret

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THE STORY:

Hey there and welcome to my fundraiser! A little about me...I ran my very first half-marathon in 2015 with a final time of 2:08. I was hoping to get under 2 hours, but I was happy to finish! I am excited to add running as one of my hobbies. I have participated in some 5K races as well as The Great Race in Pittsburgh.  I ran a 5k in Ashtabula in October 2015 and that was a blast! I did a PR that day: 27:13. I hope to continue to improve my times.

This year, I am participating in the relay for the PGH Marathon 2016. I chose to raise money this year for the Alzhemier's Association because my buddy asked me to join her team, as her grandmother was diagnosed with this illness. Also, Alzhemier's has been effecting our family rather closely, with my husband's grandmother being diagnosied and also his uncle passing away this past year from the disease. The thing that I feel is most terrible about Alzhermier's is that it not only effects the individiual, but also has a significant impact on family members as well.  So any amount to support towards this Association helps families and their loved ones locally! Thank you for your support!

I plan to run one of the longer legs (which is around 6 miles I think) and initially, I wanted to run a 7:00min/mile. Well, as I began training, I realized that is not obtainable (at least at this time). Sooo..I've now changed my goal to run an 8:30min/mile (in hopes to actually be closer to 8).

Please feel free to post any advice/recommendations to help me through this!! I need it!

I usually participate annually at a local 5K for a great cause:
5K Walk/Run for Ramona with Family Adventure Walk. It is usually held at Old Economy Park in Baden PA by SS Peter and Paul Parish. Typically it is at the end of May-so keep an eye out- it's a good cause to support Cerebral Palsy Research.

$1,360

MONEY RAISED
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  • Alysia Bires

    $72

  • Dr. El-Kadi

    $100

  • Amanda Woods

    $25

  • Amanda P.

    $50

  • diane m

    $50

  • alex ehrin

    $25

  • Alysia Bires

    $36

  • Adrienne

     

  • Autumn Moorhead

    $10

  • Jennifer Steinsdoerfer

    $25

  • MOM & DAD

    $100

  • Aloi Construction LLC

    $250

  • Bob and Cathy Bires

    $50

  • Shannon

    $10

  • Jocelyn Bucka

    $25

  • Don Frynkewicz

     

  • Dr. El-Kadi

    $130

  • Ben Mickey

    $20

  • Mr. C

    $10

  • Paige Strope

     

  • Harks Place!

    $25

  • Mike, Rachael, and Tessa

    $250

  • diane moses

    $22

  • Susan Berg

    $20

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136% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $31,226 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Mary Beth Rossi

Amount Raised

$2,551

 

340% Raised of $750 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Mary Kathryn Poole

Amount Raised

$1,405

 

187% Raised of $750 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Alysia Bires

Amount Raised

$1,360

 

136% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lyndsey Thomas

Amount Raised

$1,275

Fundraiser Title

Ron Rankin

Amount Raised

$1,075

 

108% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

David Dawgiello

Amount Raised

$1,060

 

106% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Anna Bixler

Amount Raised

$1,020

Fundraiser Title

Phil Miller

Amount Raised

$1,000

Donor Comments

Susan Berg

Susan Berg

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

diane moses

diane moses

DONATION: $22

2 years ago

Mike, Rachael, and Tessa

Mike, Rachael, and Tessa

DONATION: $250

2 years ago

Harks Place!

Harks Place!

DONATION: $25

Team Fontinella is cheering you on all the way!!!ð 2 years ago

Paige Strope

Paige Strope

GO GET 'EM GIRL!! 2 years ago

Mr. C

Mr. C

DONATION: $10

2 years ago

Ben Mickey

Ben Mickey

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Dr. El-Kadi

Dr. El-Kadi

DONATION: $130

2 years ago

Don Frynkewicz

Don Frynkewicz

2 years ago

Jocelyn Bucka

Jocelyn Bucka

DONATION: $25

Good luck Sissy! I'm proud of you! 2 years ago