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Ryan's Races

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THE STORY:

UPDATE: I recently completed my 5th Spartan race (and my 1st Beast) in Killington, VT. You may have seen my Dad's Facebook post - this one was nearly 17 miles and took over 8 hours to finish, but it felt great to complete! I have one more Beast, in a few weeks, in Winnsboro SC.

I'm not only excited to attain a double trifecta, but equally as excited in my fund-raising efforts for UCPN! I set a goal of $5,000, and nearing the completion of this goal. Thanks so much to all of my friends and family who took a few minutes to make a donation - large or small, it all matters, so if you haven't done so yet, please consider supporting me and my efforts! Thank you!

 

 

 

Most of you know that I made a decision last year to try out a Spartan race (http://www.spartan.com/). They are essentially athletic challenges for people who want to push themselves, physically and mentally.

After my 1st race last year, I set a goal of completing three levels: a sprint, super and beast (what they call a trifecta). I accomplished this goal and was told last year, when I was 15 years old, that I was one of the youngest in the country to complete a trifecta. Here's an article I was interviewed for (http://blog.spartanrace.com/youngest-trifecta-finisher-ryan-fishbein/ and http://www.obstacleracermagazine.com/ryan-fishbein/). After the shock wore off last season, with my parents help in planning, I set a much bigger goal: to complete two races of each level, a double trifecta. Although at 16 I'm not sure that I will be the youngest, it is still a huge goal and I look forward to completing two more races, the Vermont Beast on September 20th and the Carolinas Beast on October 25th.

My dad, who has been my cheerleader and chauffeur, had once asked me if I wanted him to run with me. I think I said something like, "no, I got this." And so far, so good! I am both excited and nervous to finish these last two races, since it's all on me to succeed or fail. One of the Spartan values is to build a better person, and giving generously...so, I would like to run these races with some thing, not some one, much bigger than myself. I know that I am very fortunate to have the physical ability to compete and know there are so many other people who cannot, for many different reasons. I have decided to raise money for such a cause, the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County. Their mission is to treat and rehabilitate those with Cerebral Palsy and other developmental disabilities, and I believe it fits my beliefs; for this reason, I have set up a link to a home page called Ryan's Races. Please do not feel obligated in any way, but I have set a huge goal of raising $5,000 for this worthy cause and hope, by making a donation, you can run with me in spirit and in generosity.

I will keep you posted over the next two months. Thank You!

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To This Fundraiser

$5,663

MONEY RAISED
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  • Debbie and Perry

    $200

  • Bubba & Pop

    $500

  • Laurie Buchbinder

    $100

  • Dr. Dee Berger

    $200

  • Susy & David Helme (friends of Dee)

    $50

  • Rick Simon

    $100

  • Heide Wells

    $50

  • Ruth and Barry

    $50

  • Larry & Lynn- Rosenzweig Insurance

    $200

  • Todd and Amy Krentz

    $100

  • Grandpa and Elaine

    $180

  • Grandma& Marv

    $100

  • Karin & Eric Greenberg

    $50

  • Lois Kappel

    $25

  • Dorey, Kevin, Lanie and Mason

    $150

  • Furst Family

    $250

  • Kathy, Kenny, Molly and Jesse

     

  • Lisa, Marc, Emily and Rachel Sokobin

     

  • Jennifer, Richard, Danielle & Lily

     

  • Stefani, Michael, Nolan and Sydni Berkenfeld

    $100

  • Jenny, Mike, Jordi and Alyssa Schmidt

     

  • aileen & marc zemel

     

  • Mindy and Ken Freelund

     

  • Robin, Andrew, Cheryl & Joshua Feig

     

  • Howard, Michele, Gabrielle, Griffin Berkenfeld

    $100

  • Jodi, Stephen, Sophia and Amelia Leone

    $100

  • Dana, Mike, Sydney & Matthew Levine

     

  • Steven and Nicey Berkenfeld

    $250

  • Arlene & Joel Fishkind

    $250

  • Penny, Michael, Ethan, Lucas and Hailey Stein

     

  • Tom and Cari Huszar

     

  • The Barbosa Family

    $180

  • Ian and Laurie Goldey

    $50

  • Dawn Fishbein

     

  • Malcolm Marsha Kastin

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • The Landman Family

     

  • The Gonzalez Family

    $100

  • Rabbi Susie Moskowitz

    $100

  • Caryn and Kenny Paer

     

  • The Kleinhandler Family

    $100

  • Flo Fox

    $50

  • Neal Manfredi

    $25

  • Marie Baratta

    $20

  • Stephen Cohen

     

  • Ronnie Kerin

    $25

  • Oliver Hudesman

    $50

  • Neil Isler

    $100

  • The Seidner Family

     

  • Eric Richter

    $50

  • chuck mayer

    $100

  • David and Tammy Lanson

    $36

  • bruce gould

    $100

  • Lisa Finegan

     

  • Robert Codignotto

     

  • The Shindler Family

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Marc Karp

     

  • Stephen Murphy

    $100

  • TONI S. PONNEL

     

  • The Bennetts

     

  • Ellen and Bob Slossberg

    $36

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76% Raised of $7,500 Goal

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The Team: $5,663 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Ryan Fishbein

Amount Raised

$5,588

 

75% Raised of $7,500 Goal

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Heide Wells

Amount Raised

$50

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Neal Manfredi

Amount Raised

$25

Donor Comments

Ellen and Bob Slossberg

Ellen and Bob Slossberg

DONATION: $36

In Honor of Ryan's grandmother, Bobbi Fishbein who is celebrating a birthday soon 4 years ago

The Bennetts

The Bennetts

Best of luck on the final competition! 4 years ago

TONI S. PONNEL

TONI S. PONNEL

4 years ago

Stephen Murphy

Stephen Murphy

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Marc Karp

Marc Karp

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

The Shindler Family

The Shindler Family

4 years ago

Robert Codignotto

Robert Codignotto

4 years ago

Lisa Finegan

Lisa Finegan

4 years ago

bruce gould

bruce gould

DONATION: $100

4 years ago