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  • Tim Kunz' inspirational story

    Tim Kunz' inspirational story

    About seven years ago I was diagnosed with cancer as I was coming into my senior year of high school. I went from being on the Olympic soccer development team, to having barely enough energy to makeMore >
    About seven years ago I was diagnosed with cancer as I was coming into my senior year of high school. I went from being on the Olympic soccer development team, to having barely enough energy to makeMore >
  • Charlie Gregory's inspirational story

    Charlie Gregory's inspirational story

    Charlie Gregory, 79, is running his 100th marathon on Sunday in the Publix Georgia Marathon. Gregory says he is also a "50 Starter," which means he has run a marathon in all 50 states, plus WashingtonMore >
    Charlie Gregory, 79, is running his 100th marathon on Sunday in the Publix Georgia Marathon. Gregory says he is also a "50 Starter," which means he has run a marathon in all 50 states, plus WashingtonMore >
  • John Vernon's inspirational story

    John Vernon's inspirational story

    My name is John Vernon and I will be running Sunday in memory of my sister, Christy Vernon. She was a first grade school teacher who passed away 10 years ago due to a catastrophic blood infection. SheMore >
    My name is John Vernon and I will be running Sunday in memory of my sister, Christy Vernon.More >
  • Marsha Hyatt's inspirational story

    Marsha Hyatt's inspirational story

    Truth is, I hate running just never was able to do it for long and Iook like a cross between a hurt animal and a power walker when I run. I lost my husband, he was 42 this past September and I was hisMore >
    Truth is, I hate running just never was able to do it for long and Iook like a cross between a hurt animal and a power walker when I run.More >
  • Colin Penuel's inspirational race story

    Colin Penuel's inspirational race story

    At the age of 2, Colin Penuel's life took a dramatic change in course when he was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis – the number one genetic killer of children and young adults in the United States. Now 24More >
    At the age of 2, Colin Penuel's life took a dramatic change in course when he was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis – the number one genetic killer of children and young adults in the United States. Now 24More >
  • Michelle Grimaldi's inspirational story

    Michelle Grimaldi's inspirational story

    My son, Gavin, is 6 years old and has cerebral palsy. He has a hard time walking and has taught me so much about myself and my body. He works so hard every day to do some "normal" things we take forMore >
    My son, Gavin, is 6 years old and has cerebral palsy. He has a hard time walking and has taught me so much about myself and my body. He works so hard every day to do some "normal" things we take forMore >
  • Dawn Rushing's inspirational story

    Dawn Rushing's inspirational story

    November 17th, 2012 I ran my very first 5k. I didn't do it quickly but I finished. It was then I realized my love for racing. December 9th, 2012, on a whim, I ran my first half marathon, without anyMore >
    November 17th, 2012 I ran my very first 5k. I didn't do it quickly but I finished. It was then I realized my love for racing. December 9th, 2012, on a whim, I ran my first half marathon, without anyMore >
  • Joe Vaz' inspirational story

    Joe Vaz' inspirational story

    I am running in memory of my wife Liza Van Welf-Vaz who passed away Aug. 31, 2012. We were married almost 34 years and by running, I feel I keep her memory alive. I always think of her while I runMore >
    I am running in memory of my wife Liza Van Welf-Vaz who passed away Aug. 31, 2012. We were married almost 34 years and by running, I feel I keep her memory alive. I always think of her while I runMore >
  • Kelly's inspirational race story

    Kelly's inspirational race story

    I sent a message to Georgia Marathon on Facebook to tell you all how excited we are to start our wedding day with the Georgia Marathon. They sent a message back stating that you'd like to talk to us further.More >
    I sent a message to Georgia Marathon on Facebook to tell you all how excited we are to start our wedding day with the Georgia Marathon. They sent a message back stating that you'd like to talk to us further.More >
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