Current task: I am running the 2012 Leadville Trail 100 & fund-raising & raising awareness as I embark upon this great race.
Running goals: complete a marathon in all 50 states; currently have completed 17 states. I am also working towards achieving great ulra running experiences; currently have completed x2 50 milers to date & am working towards tackling the 100 mile distance. I am a registered competitor in the 2012 Leadville Trail 100 & an applicant for the 2012 Western States 100. My goal is to use my interest in endurance sports to gain more attention for Children's charities & fundraise for my large races.
Fundraising goals: become more active in Children's charities. Utilize my passion for running, marketing, etc to be put to use in a fundraising, creative fashion for positive causes. My wife & I's son Connor spent 23 nights at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago during the summer of 2011 & that was a real eye-opener. We are fortunate to now have a 100% healthy son, but we met so many incredible people & that has motivated me to want to get more involved. We are considering starting our own charity program to support various Children's charities that do great things; the main advertising cog would be ultra-running & extreme endurance adventures.
Started using Crowdrise fund-raising for CURE Childhood Cancer for the 2011 NYC Marathon; excited to put this to use for future Endeavors.
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