Race for the eXtraordinary: Fueling for 26.2

Categories: Blog, Other, Runners Program

Now that racing season is upon us, I want to take a moment to remind all of our runners about the importance of developing a race nutrition plan, especially those of you running a marathon. Running a marathon is no easy feat, but you can help yourself be as prepared as possible TO TACKLE those 26.2 …

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A New Tool for Your Fundraising Toolkit: Ask for Donations Using Photos and Images!

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Ever heard the phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words?” It turns out that a photo might also help you attract more donors to your fundraising page and an image may help you achieve your fundraising goals faster than words alone. According to the group MobileCause, the human brain processes visual content 60,000 times faster than …

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Race for the eXtraordinary: Runner Spotlight on Siobhan Pritchard!

Categories: Blog, Meet Our Friends, Other, Runners Program

While many of us have been glued to our televisions trying to catch every moment of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, a star of our own has been hard at work, preparing for the race of a lifetime. This weekend, Siobhan Pritchard will head back to Leadville to compete in the Leadville 100 Mile Trail Run, a grueling 100 mile …

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Overcoming Mother Nature’s Hurdle: Third Annual 24-Hour Relay Run for Research a Success!

Categories: Blog, Events, Other, Runners Program

You may recall that we first promoted the 24 Hour Relay Run a couple of months ago as a FUN way to bring friends, neighbors, relatives, and the local community together in support of LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation and Down syndrome cognition research. As a quick reminder, the idea for the 24 Hour Relay Run for Research …

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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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