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Napa to Sonoma Half-Marathon Update

Hello Friends, Family, & Neighbors,
Happy post Memorial Weekend! Hope you had a great time!
You may already know I'm running a half-marathon Sunday, July 21, 2013. It is a run from Napa to Sonoma! That's 13.1 miles. I've never ran in that area and am looking forward to that day.
Help me raise money for Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, use the link to donate. The website is secure, fast and easy to use.
It is tax deductable.
I decided to join Team Challenge to help find a cure to Crohn's & Colitis patients. I don't have it, thank God. But since I joined with them, they have guided me with proper training, stretching and continue to coach me along the way. As we enter our 12th week, I have had no injuries in my training! I feel pretty good as I move onward with it. The funds I raise go directly to the foundation. Some portion will cover one night at the Hilton Hotel in Santa Rosa and pasta food the night before my run!
We train twice a week, Tuesday's and Saturday's. The other days I do cross training either at the gym or walk a couple of miles. Last Saturday, I had my longest run, 10 miles! We alternate locations on Tuesday's Kezar and Embarcadero and Saturday's are at lovely Golden Gate Park.
I'd deeply appreciate any support you can offer. I understand, of course, that some years are leaner than others, so if it's not a good time to donate, I'd love it if you could forward some of your own friends and family my email. Every little bit helps.


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