Posts tagged "American Cancer Society"

Help Send A Chicago Area Athlete To The Ironman World Championships

 Help Send A Chicago Area Athlete To The Ironman World Championships
If you are feeling a little down and need something to inspire you, check out the story of Kristin McQueen. A Chicago area triathlete, Cancer has taken over her life for past 10 years, and racing is what keeps her positive and gives her time that cancer is not in charge. She uses triathlon as... Read more »

Why I May Never Run A Marathon-An Update.

Why I May Never Run A Marathon-An Update.
As I sit in my chair, scarred and hurt, this Thanksgiving, I’am Grateful For Kristin McQueen. I was going to write a long update on my many injuries and surgeries.  Letting you know about the loss of feeling in my arms, the depression due to the many pain killers and inability to exercise and on... Read more »

Tougher Than Iron. Local Athlete Faces the Ultimate Battle.

Kristin McQueen knows what it’s like to face pain, to struggle, to reach for a goal and never stop.  McQueen is a veteran endurance athlete with 15 marathons, 4 Ironman, in her impressive resume. None of that holds a candle to the battle Kristin has had with cancer.   Diagnosed with cancer in 2003 she is... Read more »
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Fund Raising Tips for Runners.

Fund raising in a recession can be difficult.  Many charities in the area are feeling the hit from these hard economic times.  In these hard economic times, charities need the hep the most. The American Cancer Society and the organizers of The Rock n’ Roll Chicago 1/2 marathon have put together some great fund raising... Read more »

American Cancer Society to Become Official Charity for Rock 'n' Roll Chicago™ 1/2 Marathon.

The American Cancer Society and  Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago™ 1/2 Marathon have teamed up to give an amazing event even better. Runners in this year’s August 1 Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago™ 1/2 Marathon benefiting The American Cancer Society® will have the opportunity to save lives from cancer while participating in the ultimate running or walking experience,... Read more »

Fleet Feet Sports Fall Fitness Fashion Show

Sunday night I was at an event that had me more nervous than the Ironman swim, my heart pounding and my legs weak.  This was the ultimate test my my will power and courage. I was a model(Ashley Bond and Ginger Zee must have been busy!). Walking the catwalk for the Fleet Feet Sports Fall... Read more »
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