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Member Spotlight: Paula Obering

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Paula Obering! Paula, a Colorado resident and avid walker, recently completed her first half marathon! Check it out! “I live in Colorado and I am a software support engineer for Pitney Bowes, which is a very sedentary job.” Paula’s fitness…
Harris Goldstein
November 3, 2019
Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Andre Schwering

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Andre Schwering! Andre, a dairy farmer in Ontario, Canada, will be running in the Berlin Marathon this Sunday! Check it out! “I was born in a small town in the Netherlands, and I moved to Canada with my wife in…
Harris Goldstein
September 26, 2019
Podcast Episodes

Charity Miles Playlist #1

It's been a while since I made a new running playlist, but this one might be my best yet.  Check it out on Apple Music here. Got any songs to recommend for our new playlist? Drop me an email here.   Big thanks to our partners at AfterShokz who make…
Gene Gurkoff
September 10, 2019
Podcast Episodes

Daniel Epstein: Be Unreasonable

I'm thrilled to share on of my favorite podcasts yet, with Daniel Epstein, founder of the Unreasonable Group. Here are links to get it on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play and Spotify. The Unreasonable Group is a private global network, and investment firm that backs entrepreneurs who are creating businesses that have the potential to solve the…
Gene Gurkoff
September 10, 2019
Podcast Episodes

Explain It Like I'm 5: Bone Conduction

Our friends at BibRave and AfterShokz teamed up to create an interesting podcast: Explain It Like I'm 5: Bone Conduction. As you probably already know, AfterShokz transmit sound via bone conduction, meaning our headphones rest in front of your ears, rather than over or inside. However, you might not know…
Gene Gurkoff
September 5, 2019
Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Grove Ayers

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Grove Ayers! Grove has been a member of the Charity Miles community since the beginning and he is closing in on 40,000 miles! Check it out! “I live in beautiful Coeur 'd Alene, Idaho. I work as an asset manager…
Harris Goldstein
September 4, 2019
Member Spotlight

AfterShokz Member Spotlight: Robert Smith

This edition of our AfterShokz Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Robert Smith! The Ohio native has completed many marathons to date and at nearly 70 years of age he hasn't slowed down! Check it out!Robert’s running journey began over 6 decades ago in the Cleveland suburb where he grew…
Harris Goldstein
August 12, 2019
Member Spotlight

How To Prevent Future Injuries

Our friends at AfterShokz and BibRave have teamed up to help us all stay injury-free. In this article, Don Reichelt from BibRave shares his story of how he returned to competitive ultra running post-injury.  On December 8th, 2018, Dan entered a trail race with full expectations to win. During a…
Gene Gurkoff
August 8, 2019
Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Paula Williams

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Paula Williams! Paula is a Charity Miles Champion and workout fanatic who recently completed a Ragnar Relay, a grueling long-distance relay race! Check it out! “I’m from South Lake Tahoe, California. I’ve lived here 52 of my 56 years. I've been a…
Harris Goldstein
July 30, 2019
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Member Spotlight: Adam Hays

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Adam Hays. Adam is a Special Olympics athlete who has been involved with the organization for over 2 decades! Check it out! “I currently live in Frederick, Maryland and I have been involved with the organization for 25 years! I work…
Harris Goldstein
July 16, 2019

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Including colleagues everywhere in Salesforce’s Face of America team

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Charity Miles was a fantastic way to include team members that weren’t able to make the event itself because they weren’t local. They were able to provide funding support simply by walking or riding a bicycle in their own town.” – Justin Massey In 2018, Justin Massey, an account executive…

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A new kind of company run at Semperit: From in-person team runs to a global charity initiative

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For me personally, when I have the option of walking somewhere instead of using public transport or driving my car, I do it. And I wouldn’t be doing that without Charity Miles.” – Katerina Machacova In fall of 2021, Katerina Machacova was missing her company runs. After more than a…

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Around the World for Charity (Virtually)

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“It was a really great opportunity for us to come together as a team. A lot of team members have shared that they felt part of the team more than ever before.” – Iryna Robertson Iryna Robertson works on the Moment Global team at Hilti, with 31 teammates all over…

Salesforce and CrowdStrike Team Up To Give Back

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“It’s been a phenomenal catalyst on the business side, as well as on the social impact side. We’re now looking to do more activations, so we can keep doing good and bringing our similar core values to life.” – Bailey Roberts For Bailey Roberts, an account-based marketing manager for the…