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Annette
Annette SAYS:
Happy Sunday to all my donor…
Happy Sunday to all my donors and supporters! We are 30 days away from the Boston Marathon on Monday April 18th! Here's a quick update on the recent 3 weeks... I'm so humbled to report that together we have raised almost $18,000! That's enough money to stand up 18 entire teams at different schools or provide proper footwear for over 360 young girls from low income situations so they can achieve their dreams through sports! AMAZING! Some of you have even donated more than once in order to get a tax deduction in 2015 AND 2016. So generous! Thank you all!!! $20,000 is within reach! Also, corporate matches continue to roll in. If your company will match your donation, please apply for that now, as these matches can sometimes take up to 60 days to process. Thank you! Now some running updates!! 3 weeks ago we were blessed with a beautiful chilly sunny day to knock out 17 miles. Felt strong and joyful during that one! The next week I was happy to “only run 12” for a “step back” week. Funny to say “only” and “12” in the same sentence…but that’s marathon training for you! Last week I fought through a major chest cold and completed our 18 mile training run. Totally mind over matter! Pure grit and determination (and maybe a touch of stubbornness and pride). :) If I can make it through that, I can DEFINITELY finish the marathon! I’ve developed a minor case of pneumonia (last week’s run prob didn’t help) so I skipped yesterday’s scheduled ½ marathon. Doctor’s orders. Glad I did, as the antibiotics and rest are already helping! Can’t wait to log some more miles this week in preparation for our 20-miler next Saturday! I'm still so humbled and honored to have the chance to run this historical race once again in April and raise awareness for Dream Big! These girls we are helping are so inspirational! The generosity of others has been absolutely astonishing. Thank you ALL for your support! DREAM BIG!

With gratitude, Annette :-)
1 year ago
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Annette
Annette SAYS:
Happy Sunday to all my donor…
Happy Sunday to all my donors and supporters! Here's a quick update on the recent 3 weeks... I'm sooo happy and thankful to report that together we have raised over $16,000! That's enough money to stand up 16 entire teams at different schools or provide proper footwear for over 320 young girls from low income situations so they can achieve their dreams through sports! AMAZING! Thank you all! Also, corporate matches continue to roll in. If your company will match your donation, please apply for that now, as these matches can sometimes take up to 60 days to process. Thanks! Now some running updates!! The weather has been crazy and unpredictable up here in New England in recent weeks. 3 weeks ago our team run was cancelled due to freezing temps and black ice. I completed that 15mi run on the treadmill. Grueling and monotonous, but got it done! The next week was 12 degrees on Sat, but Sunday was expected to be even colder (Which is was! Sub zero!). I knocked out the first 10mi outside in 12 degrees and winds. When the drinks in my fuel belt froze (along with my iPod and legs) I circled back and finished the final 6 on a treadmill to complete the 16mi. Finally, yesterday, we were rewarded with temps in the 40s and 50s to complete 17mi! I underestimated the impact my turn and burn biz trip to Atlanta on Friday would have on my body. I went into the run dehydrated, poorly fueled, without enough sleep, and paid the price. To top it off, I missed a key turn on the route and ended up running an extra 1.25mi which doesn't sound like much but it almost broke me! Lessons learned and strong reminders once again of the importance of fuel and rest. I'm still humbled and honored to have the chance to run this historical race once again in April and raise awareness for Dream Big! The generosity of others has been absolutely moving. Thank you all for your support.
With gratitude, Annette :-)
2 years ago
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Annette
Annette SAYS:
Thank you Cyndy and Ken! So …
Thank you Cyndy and Ken! So generous! Your donation will help soooooo many girls!
With gratitude,
Annette :-)
2 years ago
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Cyndy Ruiz
Snohomish, WA United States
CROWDRISING SINCE: Feb 04, 2016
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