Meet our San Francisco Runners

Categories: Blog, Meet Our Friends, News, Runners Program
We’re so excited to cheer on our runners participating in the San Francisco Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k races this weekend! Please join us in supporting Megan Mozart, Leyda Simon, Reyna and Eduwin Rodriguez as they take on a hilly 26.2 miles Sunday morning. Megan began running with LuMind RDS Runners four years ago after …

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Money = Time: Ice Bucket Challenge Leads to ALS Gene Discovery

Categories: Blog, News, Why Support Research?
We just kicked off our Summer Fundraising Appeal with the theme Money = Time. We’ve all heard the saying Time is Money, but in research money leads to an accelerated pace of discoveries, shortening the time to breakthroughs. Just as we kicked off our campaign there was a report from the world of ALS research …

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NDSC Wrap Up

Categories: Blog, Meet Our Friends, News, Runners Program
We loved seeing so many familiar faces and making new friends at the National Down Syndrome Congress Convention in Orlando, Florida. We’ve gathered some pictures below – enjoy! Big thanks to the Helferich family, especially Lucas, who worked hard to promote the Runners program at our table. Thank you! On Saturday morning Dr. Michael Harpold, Chief Scientific …

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LuMind RDS Runners Fundraising Tip: Raise $1000 in 11 Days

Categories: Blog, Runners Program

Looking for some suggestions on how to ask friends, family, coworkers, neighbors, etc. for money? Below is a break down of an 11-day fundraising strategy that you can use to raise your next $1000. Please check it out and let us know if you have any questions. Don’t forget that reaching out to people a few …

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Race for the eXtraordinary: Running in the Heat

Categories: Other, Runners Program

For many of us around the United States, days with 90+ degree weather and high humidity are not uncommon in the summer months. This type of weather forecast can make for some very uncomfortable running conditions. You can’t expect to be running as fast in your workouts in the high heat and humidity as you would be …

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