Run4papa

The start of a new idea…

OrthoCarolina Classic 10K – Charlotte, NC

3 months. 3 months is the amount of time Run4Papa (R4P) took off after a magnificent year of raising funds and awareness for Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA). We had time to relax, recover and rejuvenate after completing the Great Wall of

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We are back!

OrthoCarolina Classic 10K – Charlotte, NC

Watch my video: R4P on the move
3 months. 3 months is the amount of time Run4Papa (R4P) took off after a magnificent year of raising funds and awareness for Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA). We had time to relax, recover and rejuvenate after

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National Running Day

June 6, 2012 is National Running Day! Every year on the first Wednesday of June, National Running Day is held so that runners can share and celebrate their passion for running! The event happens nationwide and is for every runner out there, from the marathon runner to the first

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Inspection Day

The Long Road Ahead – 2 days before race day

Inspection Day? Never heard of an inspection 2 days before any race in the past, but fortunately, and I do mean FORTUNATELY, this was an essential part of the Great Wall of China Marathon experience.
Staying at the

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Next and Final Stop…

Great Wall of China Marat

Dear Friends,
With Beijing in my sights, I am now focused on the journey ahead to the Great Wall of China Marathon. It’s hard to believe just over 300 days ago I was staring at a computer screen that had 12 characters flashing

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5K for $5K Run/Walk Challenge #5

Whitewater Center

Gumping 4 Papa – One for the Ages

 
Exhale. Breathe. Inhale.
“Yes the rain poured down the last couple nights. Yes, the trails are closed. Wait, closed!? Yes. And yes, we had a “back-up” plan!”
Driving into the U.S. National Whitewater Center, I couldn’t help

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5K for $5K Run/Walk Challenge #4

Uptown Charlotte

3 Generations of Family Members “Gump It” Uptown

“Rain or Shine” is the 5K for $5K motto and as promised, we showed up to mark our 4th Run/Walk Challenge in the heart of the Queen City: Uptown, Charlotte. Since PPA patients and their families never

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5K for $5K Run/Walk Challenge #3

Southpark Mall

Are you on the “Gump” bandwagon yet? THEY ARE.

The day after Cinco de May. Final Round of the Wells Fargo Golf Championship. The threat of T-storms. All these would’ve been legitimate reasons to be relaxing on a Sunday afternoon out in the Queen City.

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5K for $5K Challenge #3 – Location

May 6th @ Southpark Mall: Charlotte, NC – 2:00PM

Want to go shopping at the mall? I mean, who doesn’t say yes to that question? What about running AROUND the mall in support of PPA awareness?
Today, we host our 3rd 5K for $5K Run/Walk Challenge in one of

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5K for $5K Run/Walk Challenge #2

Freedom Park

Are you “Gumping” it up? THEY DID.

300. Hard to imagine, BUT today marked the 300th day of this journey! After our first 5K Run/Walk, the response was clear: people want in. The overwhelming number of emails, contributions and words of encouragement have been unbelievable. Since

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