In a world where we have now destroyed 60% of all wildlife in the past 4 decades, I'd like to preserve our little peice of nature within New York City; central park!
As a child central park meant basketball or football with my family. As a teen it was somewhere to escape when the real world was becoming too much. Now as an adult, central park is where I run a race, or meet up with my awesome running club for a group run, and I'd like to give back to the place that started it all. To me, Central Park is more than a 2.5 mile stretch between 59th and 110th street. It has its own identity that needs to be secured and protected for generations to come!
Not only will you be contributing to preserve a National Historic Landmark, but you'll also ensure my placement within the NYC half marathon! Running this race means a lot to me for many different reasons. For one, now that I'm getting older I'm focusing more on maintaining a healthy lifestyle through running. In addition to that,I run with my wife and best friend, Samantha Buckland! You can sneak a peek of our journey through our hashtag, #RunningWithTheBucklands. We have only been running since this year, but this race is one we've talked and dreamed of doing throughout our entire journey. Running through other landmarks of NYC together would be a dream come true for us. Any and all donations will be greatly appreciated!