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Miles Make a Difference in New Orleans

Q&A with Bridget Mitchell, Manager of Cause Marketing for Team Feed the Children. Q. New Orleans is the first Rock ‘n’ Roll Event to benefit Feed the Children. Why New Orleans? A. Feed The Children is dedicated to continue to provide support to the city of New Orleans for as long as there are families…

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Runspiration

Quotes help inspire, push, assure, remind and make us see the light. They serve as great motivators to be the best we can be and for runners, it’s no different. Here are 10 cool quotes for the runner’s soul, selected by Rock ‘n’ Blog member Pia!

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Meet John “The Penguin” Bingham | Running Icon, Legend & 16 Year Rock ‘n’ Roll Announcer

After 16 years, Rock ‘n’ Roll announcer and running icon, John “The Penguin” Bingham, is retiring at the 2014 Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & 1/2 Marathon this weekend. He’s been called the Pied Piper of the second running boom – and for good reason. Since his column, “The Penguin Chronicles” started in…

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#RnRLV: Heard Around The Strip

Oscar Goodman, the 75-year-old former mayor of Las Vegas, waltzed into the convention center, a lovely, barely-clad, 20-something woman on each arm. “My former council members,” Goodman cracked. Goodman must be the only mayor ever to be succeeded by his wife. “I loved being mayor every single moment,” said Goodman, “but it’s better sleeping with…

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Team Challenge Supports Runners from the First Mile, to the Finish Line

My name is Naju Madra. I’ve battled ulcerative colitis on and off since I was 15 years old. I’m now 34, married, and have two little ones. Since I was diagnosed, I’ve fought countless flare-ups and frustrations. About 3 years ago, I joined Team Challenge San Diego and I haven’t looked back since! I initially…

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What is #RocknBlog? – Let us tell you!

Applications for the 2015 Rock ‘n’ Blog team are now open! But what is Rock ‘n’ Blog? Let some of our team tell you! Abby | Blogs at BackatSquareZero Rock ‘n’ Roll Races you’ve Run? Half Marathon – Virginia Beach & Savannah Full Marathon – Nashville & New Orleans Favorite/Dream Rock ‘n’ Roll Race? I dream of…

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Father-Daughter Duo to Rock the Strip at Night in Support of Finding a Cure for IBD

This is a father-daughter story with a tough beginning, an ever-changing journey, and the hope of a happy ending, not just for Sarah Giorgi but all those who suffer with IBD.  Sarah, now 15 and in remission, started her life with Crohn’s when she was 10-years-old.  It started with a massive flare which took two…

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Get to Know Meb Keflezighi

Newly minted VP of Running for Competitor Group, Inc. – Meb Keflezighi brings American pride, and a win to the 2014 Boston Marathon. But who is this vibrant and accomplished champion? One thing is for certain – he is more than your average long-distance runner. In mid-1980’s Eritrea, a young man running at a high…

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