Tag: #ProjectPurple

2017 OC Marathon

OC Marathon Team 2016

The OC Marathon is more than just a race, it’s an experience, a party, and one of the most gorgeous marathons you’ll ever run. This is our second year running it as a charity partner, and we’re just as thrilled to be a part of the experience as our runners will be. Before the various races… Read more »

Christina Wood: Marathon Mom runs for her Dad

“I first learned about Project Purple when I ran the Chicago Marathon,” Christina Wood recalls. “I was running with a pace group and there was a young man who had a purple jersey on. I’m not sure why, but I asked him what his jersey was for and he said his father passed away from… Read more »

The Treadmill: A Runner’s Secret Weapon to Success

Going for a run. The words conjure up an image of one of life’s simple pleasures. You simply put your shoes on, open your front door, and take off, letting the wind blow through your hair. Except, sometimes it isn’t that simple and sometimes you may need to take your run indoors. This is where… Read more »

Change a Life with Monthly Giving

Imagine your doctor telling you, “You have pancreatic cancer.” Your chances of survival are extremely slim because there is no cure.  You are blindsided. Treatments begin immediately but you are so sick and weak you are forced to take a leave of absence from your job. Your insurance, if you can keep it, covers some… Read more »

Riley Wertenberger: Running Boston for Mom

Lori Wertenberger was tough as nails, according to her daughter Riley. “She never complained. She never told the family she was going through anything. She lost a lot of weight in a very short period of time. She had been trying to lose some weight, so at first we thought it was a good thing.” Unfortunately,… Read more »