Jan 25 2015
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Team Gleason to Inspire, Raise Funds at Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & ½

The organization will participate as an official charity of the race, fundraising and raising awareness for Lou Gehrig’s disease, or ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis). Gleason was diagnosed with the incurable disease at just 34 years old. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that attacks motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord and affects muscle function. Despite facing his own struggles, he founded Team Gleason in 2011, shortly after his diagnosis.

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Mo Farah to Run Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Half Marathon

The 29-year-old winner of both the 5,000m and 10,000m distances at the London games was honored as the European Athlete of the Year, becoming just the second individual to receive the award for two consecutive years. After becoming a father to twin daughters Aisha and Amani, who he dedicated each of his gold medals to, Farah also received the British Athletics Writers’ Association 2012 ‘Athlete of the Year’ Award.

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Transform Tomorrow® with Transamerica.

Transamerica is a proud new sponsor and official life insurance partner of the 2013 Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & ½ Marathon. We congratulate all who are transforming their tomorrows through their dedication to ─ and joy of ─ a healthy, active lifestyle. Transformations aren’t about doing things once or on occasion when time…

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Running for someone…or something else.

We run for fitness, for fun and many times out of sheer necessity. Whether you are a seasoned marathoner or  breaking in your first pair of running shoes, every runner has their own reason to run. While it is one of the most natural, cheapest and easiest exercises to do, it can also be one…

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New Orleans: Get in the kNOwLA

Outside of Sunday’s main event, New Orleans is a city full of entertaining offerings! From wine tasting to big name concerts there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy. See which one works best for you and yours! For more details on the weekend’s happenings visit, http://www.neworleansonline.com/. Events Around Town Hornets Basketball Date:…

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Tell us Your Story

Why do you rock? Let us know what inspires or motivates you! Tell us your story

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