2017 OKC Memorial Marathon – A Run to Remember
A Run to Remember – Race #2 in the #10for10 Challenge
22 years ago, I was flipping through channels at home and stopped when I saw news coverage of a bomb in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. I was 16-years-old and this was my first experience with terrorism. A helicopter was
2017 Gasparilla Distance Challenge – Tampa, Florida
4 races. 4 T-shirts. 5 freaking medals. 2 days.
Yes, you read that correctly. The 2017 Gasparilla Distance Classic is one of the most unique races in the world which includes a full slate of running events for runners at all levels including 4 races throughout the weekend: 15k
2016 Athens Marathon – It All Started Here
The Athens Marathon is like no other on Earth. According to legend, it covers the same ground that the Athenian messenger Philippides ran when he brought news of victory from the battlefield of Marathon 2,500 years ago to announce the Greeks’ defeat over the Persians. As a runner looking to complete
The Hatfield and McCoy Marathon: No Feudin’, Just Running!
The Historic Feud: Family, Honor, Justice, Revenge and a Vicious 26.2
The Hatfields and McCoys. Mere mention of their names stirs up visions of a lawless and unrelenting family feud that would span generations. The Hatfield-McCoy Marathon lived up to its reputation of being the Weather Channels “15 toughest
How the Love of Music and Alzheimer’s Connected Over 130 People Together
3 Total Strangers Found a Way
Imagine losing your mom. Now imagine losing your mom and your partner’s mom in the same year due to Alzheimer’s. This is how I was introduced to Susan Hilger and Tim Minkkinen, owners of Tahti Guitars in Charlotte, North Carolina. We spoke on the phone
R4P Runs 104 Stories at World Trade One for the First Responders of 9/11
Running UP the Tallest Building in the Western Hemisphere
Every once in a while something very important comes along which enables Run4Papa to support other worthy causes and this is one of them. The Siller Family started the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to honor the memory of their
The 2016 Antarctica Marathon
Running a Marathon at the End of the World
Nervous Energy. As a veteran of nine marathons, I have experienced plenty in my racing days: showing up having not trained for London, ascending and descending 5,164 steps on the Great Wall of China, being stopped at mile 25.8 in
Send Run4Papa to the Moon!
Send R4P to the Moon!
When you run a marathon on all 7 continents to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s and other related dementia awareness, what is the next challenge?
IF Run4Papa gets 1,000,000 clicks by the end of the day, these five sponsors will send him to
2015 Chicago Marathon
How to Run 26.2 Miles with Leg Cramps
On race day, 1.7 million spectators came to watch over 45,000 runners treat themselves to a 26.2-mile tour of diverse cultures, historic buildings and residences, renowned architecture, vibrant murals and the mouth-watering scents of some of the best dining in the world. Known
2015 Outback Marathon – Running in the Land Down Under
Red Clay for Days and Ayers Rock as Our Backdrop
When you think of Australia, what typically comes to your mind? Kangaroos. Fosters. The Crocodile Hunter. The Sydney Opera House. The Great Barrier Reef. For me, all of these iconic images stick out, but the area I want to
Nevis Bungy Jump – Queenstown, New Zealand
Taking a Leap of Faith from 440 Feet Above the Ground
Standing in line for a roller coaster. Looking down 96 stories from the top of the Hancock building. Riding a bike along the Golden Gate Bridge. Taking off in an airplane. The mere thought of skydiving. If you love
Run4Papa Around The Globe – Volume II
The gauntlet has been laid down! Send us your favorite running pictures in support of R4P in your favorite races. We will continue to share photos from around the world to put a much larger face to running against dementia! #R4Paroundtheglobe #RunningAgainstDementia