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The Forsyth Institute Boston 2015 #miles4smiles

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BENEFITING: FORSYTH Institute

ORGANIZER: FORSYTH Institute

EVENT: 2015 Boston Marathon

EVENT DATE: Apr 20, 2015

Bruce Van Horn

THE STORY:

Bruce Van Horn's personal motto is "Life is a marathon, so let's train for it!" Bruce lives in Richmond, Virginia, where he is a Dad to two boys, a business owner, life coach, author, blogger, motivational speaker, host of the "Life Is A Marathon" podcast, cancer survivor, and a marathon runner. In 2005, he was overweight, out of shape, and generally unhappy with his life after having suffered many personal and business hardships. That Fall, his older brother came to town to run the Richmond Marathon. He challenged Bruce to give it a try and Bruce accepted the challenge. Marathon training, specifically the mental conditioning needed to train for and run a marathon, completely transformed Bruce's life. Through training for his first marathon, Bruce discovered the power of thoughts and realized his unhappiness with life was more the result of negative thoughts and limiting beliefs than it was his circumstances. He set out to train not just for a 26.2 mile race, but to train for the marathon of Life!

Through this transformation, Bruce rediscovered his passion for life and uses his personal story of transformation and overcoming hardships to inspire, teach, and empower thousands of people around the world, every day, to do the same in their own lives.

Running the Boston Marathon has been one of Bruce’s “bucket list” goals--especially after his cancer diagnosis and surgery in April this year--and he is thrilled to be a part of the Forsyth #Miles4Smiles Boston Marathon Team, and to partner with them in their work of changing people's lives. Bruce works specifically with people on their Self-Esteem/Self-Image and knows that, for many people, getting the dental care they need gives a huge boost to their Self-Image. He is very proud to support Forsyth and their #Miles4Smiles community outreach program.

Please make a generous contribution to help Bruce mark "run the Boston Marathon" off of his Bucket List while supporting the ForsythKids mission to provide quality dental care to children of families who cannot afford it!

$7,623

MONEY RAISED
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  • David Brown

    $100

  • TriJake Fitness

    $500

  • DR Ramesh V Kare

    $100

  • Bruce Van Horn

    $50

  • David K

    $20

  • Michelle Prue

    $50

  • Steven Webb

    $20

  • Bin Chen

    $250

  • The Cochranes

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Andy M

    $20

  • Cherie Zhang

    $100

  • Kay

    $100

  • Runnergirl

    $100

  • Bin Chen

    $100

  • Dance Anyway

    $10

  • Hong Du

    $200

  • Tom Canavan

    $250

  • xxxx

    $10

  • JFOLEY

    $10

  • 100 Days Matching from Forsyth Board Member

    $860

  • Timothy Fargo

    $100

  • Pahlows of Brier

    $100

  • On behalf of Mary McManus

     

  • Erin Sheehan - Silence for Children

    $10

  • Mark and Liz

    $200

  • Sandy

    $20

  • Staci Carr

    $50

  • Forsyth Board of Directors

    $270

  • IDLife Tidewater

    $20

  • An Extra "You Can Do It!" Boost of Encouragement f

    $250

  • Mom and Dad

    $50

  • karen richardson

    $16

  • Starkindler (Vicki J. O'Grady-Longo)

    $50

  • inklin

    $10

  • Donaciano Alvarado

    $20

  • ShaShazzz5

    $20

  • Bin Chen

    $250

  • Jennifer Wurth

    $10

  • Tara

    $25

  • Benchawan Prasunnakarn

    $30

  • Azzie Young, PhD, MPA

    $100

  • Natkullada Sirikaya

    $10

  • Judy Goss

     

  • Kathryn Scourby

    $100

  • BriansRunningAdventures.com

    $26.20

  • Virginia Lee, LCSW

    $20

  • Flo Farrell

    $25

  • Kelly Padgett

    $26.21

  • @mikelloydobrien

    $50

  • Leisa Peterson

    $25

  • Walt and Karen Pressey

    $200

  • OnlyAtoms (beth weinstein)

     

  • Jeremy Murphy

    $26.20

  • Congratulations Bruce!

    $926

  • Congratulations from our sponsors!

    $152

  • Congratulations!

    $8

  • Forsyth Board of Director

    $1,428

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76% Raised of $10,000 Goal

The Team: $49,999 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Sue Mackiewicz

Amount Raised

$17,611

 

176% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Adam Salsman

Amount Raised

$8,853

 

118% Raised of $7,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Elizabeth Carr

Amount Raised

$8,264

 

83% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Bruce Van Horn

Amount Raised

$7,623

 

76% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Sean Cotton

Amount Raised

$7,623

 

76% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Forsyth Board of Director

Forsyth Board of Director

DONATION: $1,428

2 years ago

Congratulations!

Congratulations!

DONATION: $8

2 years ago

Congratulations from our sponsors!

Congratulations from our sponsors!

DONATION: $152

2 years ago

Congratulations Bruce!

Congratulations Bruce!

DONATION: $926

2 years ago

Jeremy Murphy

Jeremy Murphy

DONATION: $26.20

2 years ago

OnlyAtoms (beth weinstein)

OnlyAtoms (beth weinstein)

My dad died of cancer and we've run & raised $ for his cause, so we like to give back where we can. Sorry we can't give more -- starting a new running business isn't easy! ;) 2 years ago

Walt and Karen Pressey

Walt and Karen Pressey

DONATION: $200

2 years ago

Leisa Peterson

Leisa Peterson

DONATION: $25

Thank you for doing this! 2 years ago

@mikelloydobrien

@mikelloydobrien

DONATION: $50

Congratulations to a fellow Cancer survivor! Best wishes on Marathon Monday! 2 years ago

Kelly Padgett

Kelly Padgett

DONATION: $26.21

2 years ago