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Inside the Amerithon Challenge: A Q&A with participants Deborah Lea-Powers and Jim Powers

Posted by Run The Edge on Sep 12, 2017 11:17:24 AM

A month ago we, interviewed one of our Amerithon participants, Jim Powers, to see what it was like doing the challenge as a team. Jim and his wife Deborah Lea-Powers are on a team together, striving to reach the finish line at the Washington Monument. After completing 2,016 miles in 2016 for the Run The Year 2016 Challenge, they wanted to find out how to stay motivated and continue staying active. Not only do they have to complete 3,521 miles to finish the challenge, but they get to virtually travel across the USA as they earn badges for each landmark they pass along the way. Read more to hear what it’s like to do the Amerithon Challenge as a two-person team straight from Jim!

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Topics: Amerithon, Fitness challenge, review, team fitness, staying active

The Old Glory Relay and The Amerithon Challenge - A Patriotic Partnership

Posted by Run The Edge on Sep 4, 2017 9:39:20 AM

"1 FLAG UNITING 62 IMPACTFUL DAYS BY MOVING OVER 4,600 MILES ACROSS THE COUNTRY, FROM SEATTLE, WA TO TAMPA, FL."

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RTY2017 Participant Starts Running to Save Her Friend’s Life

Posted by Run The Edge on Aug 17, 2017 4:01:16 PM

Sometimes external factors are what drive us to make a change. For Rebekah, learning that a former coworker needed a kidney transplant led her on a path that changed her life for the better and is helping her give the ultimate gift — life!

Read Rebekah’s transformation story and how she is going to be a living donor.


Last July, I was perusing Facebook and I saw a post that caught my eye. It was from my friend Chris, an old co-worker of mine from years ago. I only noticed it because he rarely posts anything on Facebook, so I found it odd. It included a picture of a kidney and was asking for help. I thought perhaps a parent was ill and I went on with my day. We had worked together at a very friendly, close, family-oriented restaurant, so many of us stayed friends even after our lives took us elsewhere. That meant that Chris and I have about 40 mutual friends on Facebook.

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31 Day Yoga Challenge

Posted by Run The Edge on Aug 1, 2017 2:51:50 PM

 

Are you ready to increase your stength, flexibility, and overall health with a customizable month long yoga challenge?  

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Topics: Kara Goucher, Run The Year 2017

10 Best Team Names... So Far

Posted by Run The Edge on Jul 18, 2017 4:02:35 PM

Our Top 10 List of Favorite Names

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Topics: Virtual Challenge, Fitness challenge

The Amerithon 2017 Challenge

Posted by Run The Edge on Jul 10, 2017 1:12:34 PM
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Topics: Amerithon

How Will You Amerithon?

Posted by Run The Edge on Jul 5, 2017 1:10:44 PM

Run Amerithon, Bike Amerithon, Walk Amerithon.....

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Topics: Amerithon

Summer Selfie Showcase

Posted by Run The Edge on Jun 28, 2017 12:14:22 PM

Powered by Juicer

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Topics: Just For Fun, Fitness challenge

Remember Why You Started

Posted by Run The Edge on Jun 6, 2017 1:50:46 PM

 

Mary Hill is the type of person who can make something happen. When given a choice of life or death, you’d better believe she’s going to make life happen.

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Topics: Personal Stories, weight loss, Run The Year 2017, transformation

What a Difference A Year Makes

Posted by Run The Edge on May 23, 2017 9:44:43 AM

 

One year ago, Angela Flanagan was at her lowest. Her self esteem was as absent as her energy, she felt horrible, and was extremely overweight. As she looked down at her new baby she wondered how she would ever be able to keep up and be the mother she wanted to be.

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Topics: Inspiration, weight loss, Run The Year 2017, transformation