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Active Survivors Network
Through the promotion of physical fitness—whether in the form of regular exercise or participation in athletic competition—the Active Survivors Network connects people whose lives have been affected by serious illness, disease and accidents with the support and resources they need to remain active and heightens public awareness of survivor disabilities through advocacy and education.
Back On My Feet
BOMF is a nonprofit organization that promotes the self-sufficiency of homeless populations by engaging them in running as a means to build confidence, strength and self-esteem. We do not provide food or shelter, but instead provide a community that embraces equality, respect, discipline, teamwork and leadership. Our organization consists of much more than just running: our members participate in a comprehensive program that offers connections to job training, employment and housing. Those benefits are earned by maintaining 90 percent attendance at the morning runs three days a week for our six to nine month program. .
he Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program is the world’s largest and most successful endurance training program for runners and walkers of all fitness levels. Team in Training provides expert coaching, weekly team training sessions, event entry, airfare, hotel accommodations, parties, apparel and a marathon or half-marathon experience you will never forget. To find out how to have the time of your life while helping The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society save the lives of children and adults touched by cancer, call 1-800-482-TEAM.
Pacing for Parkinson''s
Long-time NCR Trail Snail Pat Kaunitz started the Pacing for Parkinson's program in honor of her father. It has grown to be one of the most significant participatory groups in the Baltimore Women's Classic and the Baltimore Running Festival
Running for Rocco
Runnin For Rocco In November 2008, a beautiful baby boy, Rocco, was brought into the world. Tragically, his mother, Teresa, passed away from a rare obstetric complication known as Amniotic Fluid Embolism (AFE) during his delivery. What was supposed to be a day of great joy for this young family soon turned to one of the most difficult.
Wanting to do something to honor Teresa, an avid runner, her husband, family and friends created Runnin’ 4 Rocco, a team of runners and walkers to participate in the Baltimore Running Festival. The team hopes to teach young Rocco, that he is loved and most importantly teach others the important lesson of overcoming tragedy and living your life with purpose. All proceeds raised benefit the AFE Foundation, which offers support to those affected or devastated by Amniotic Fluid Embolism.
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