By Ginger Templeton | At the tender age of three, our daughter, Lindsay, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia, more common in adults than in children, called AML.
By David Baddour I choose to start my story on May 10 of 2014. It could just as easily start six months later, with that first visit to the doctor. Or, with the colonoscopy that soon followed. But, as it turns out, that was the day I started training.
By Kim Smith Strong, determined, loving, hard-working, giving, faithful, and kind are the many words that best describe, Gena Lee Wright. She is a wife, mother, and loyal friend. A native of Salemburg, NC, Gena is truly an amazing woman. Her spiritual belief in God became stronger and more
By Diana Palka Dear Saucony Triumphs 10, I don't really know how to start. I have been sitting here for hours this morning, trying to figure out the best way to reach you and I have typed and re-typed this letter more times than I count. All that I
By Laura Hannon Most people heed their dentist when they’re told to take it easy after major dental work, but not Tim McBride. Nothing can stop him from running – every single day. He’s on a roll – a more than two-and-a-half-year streak to be exact. Tim hit 1,000
By Alisa Wright Colopy, MA, MPH In July 2013, Austin Harrell, 18, enjoyed a unique perspective on his world while doing inverted push-ups. Within seconds his life also turned upside down when he suffered an ischemic stroke, an incredibly rare medical event for a healthy teenager. Austin, an ever-smiling
By MacKenzie Buice It’s Sunday morning, 2:30 a.m., and you’re in the happiest place on earth. You’ve run a half-marathon the day before and now it’s time to get up and do it again. That’s right – you’ve logged 13.1 miles just yesterday and you’re putting on your sneakers
Forty-three-year-old Raymond Dobson of Durham, North Carolina, started running when he was 9 years old. Since 2000, he has run at least four days every week and has completed nine marathons and many shorter races, including more than 50 5k’s. His most memorable experience as a runner was participating in
With the time he has left, Chris Rosati hopes to help change the world with a video project called “The Blessings of My Disease.” This summer, Rosati will travel the country meeting and documenting conversations with inspiring persons with ALS (PALS). But it is not just for those suffering
Twenty-nine-year-old Sean Chastain of Raleigh, N.C., is a solar tech with Yes! Solar Solutions in Cary who says he runs to stay healthy, push himself physically and stay sane. “I ran some when I was a kid, if you call flailing, scrawny legs running,” says Sean, “but around 23