Posts tagged nonprofit
Taking a Stand: Unity Miles Launches

In today’s times of rising fear, hate and propaganda against immigrants and people who are “different,” it is more important than ever to spread love, and especially unity. Which is why we are launching #UnityMiles — to unite runners, and take a stand against hate around the world. The first #UnityMiles initiative is to show our support for immigrants and refugees.

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Changing the World One Step At A Time: David Brand Fuses Fitness & Social Work

There are many obstacles that prevent poor people and people with mental illness from accessing exercise opportunities. For example, the cost of transportation, the cost of gyms, lack of exercise education and health information, hazardous environments...Then there are the obstacles like uncertainty, intimidation, resistance to change, inconvenience, discomfort and low self-esteem that we all tend to face regardless of mental health or income.

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NYC Marathon Stories: Natalia Maddela

I've had the opportunity to run 12 miles with someone who has overcome greater odds than I can imagine, but at one point didn't think he could run a mile. A teammate that struggled through a 10-mile race a year ago, carried me through a 16 mile run last week. My sister is running her very first half marathon in January and I get to run beside her. They motivate me.

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