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
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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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Member Spotlight: Caroline Starr Rose

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Caroline Starr Rose! Caroline, an accomplished children’s author who hails from Albuquerque, New Mexico, has logged over 1000 miles to date! Check it out! Caroline’s story begins seven years ago when her husband was diagnosed with an unfortunate medical condition.…
Harris Goldstein
July 9, 2019
Podcast Episodes

Sally Bergesen, Founder & CEO of Oiselle

Today's podcast is with Sally Bergesen, Founder and CEO of Oiselle, a Seattle-based athletic apparel company-- by women, for women. Here are links to get it on iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play. I first learned of Oiselle because they have a huge and very passionate community using Charity Miles, ever since we first…
Gene Gurkoff
June 28, 2019
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Member Spotlight: Sam Thierry

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Sam Thierry! Sam, a registered dietician, is currently training for the Chicago Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon. Check it out! “I am originally from O’Fallon, Missouri and have spent most my life in Missouri, but have recently moved to Illinois.…
Harris Goldstein
June 26, 2019
Podcast Episodes

Emelise Munoz – 13 Year-Old Rockstar

I could not be more excited for today's podcast. It's not an interview, but rather a special musical performance by Emelise Munoz, a 13 year-old rockstar!Here are links to get it on iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play.  I first met Emelise last year, when she was just 12, busking at the GoPro Mountain Games…
Gene Gurkoff
June 21, 2019
Podcast Episodes

Chaz Davis: Running With Vision

Our friends at BibRave and AfterShokz are collaborating on a new podcast series called, Making It.  The series explores the pathways, trials, and tribulations of a variety of athletes as they try to “make it” at the highest levels of their sport. In their first episode, they're bringing you the…
Gene Gurkoff
June 19, 2019
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Member Spotlight: Laura Galligan

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Laura Galligan! Laura, who works in the insurance field, completed the 2019 Boston Marathon while overcoming a nagging knee injury. Check it out! “I’m originally from New Jersey but live in Colorado now. I’ve been married for almost 13 years,…
Harris Goldstein
June 19, 2019
Podcast Episodes

Dan Cox, Escape From Alcatraz (And Your Comfort Zone)

Today I’m very excited to bring you my interview with Dan Cox. Dan is an entrepreneur and the face on the AfterShokz box. But you might also know him from shows like The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise.  Here are links to get it on iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play.   Recently our friends at Aftershokz have been…
Gene Gurkoff
June 14, 2019
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Member Spotlight: Adam Middleton

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Adam Middleton! Moving on after the passing of his brother Scott, Adam is currently training for his first half-distance Ironman next month! Check it out! “Born and raised in the Dayton, Ohio area I have never considered myself an “athlete”…
Harris Goldstein
June 12, 2019
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Member Spotlight: Ted Hackett

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles champion Ted Hackett! The Michigan native and property claims adjuster has an incredible story, running a half-marathon just one year after open heart surgery. Check it out! “I was born and raised in Michigan but now I live in Chattanooga, TN…
Harris Goldstein
June 5, 2019
Podcast Episodes

Joel Runyon: Do The Impossible!

Today's podcast is with Joel Runyon, an athlete, entrepreneur and all-around awesome dude who is dedicated to helping people escape their comfort zone and do the "impossible". Here are links to get it on iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play.  After graduating college, Joel found himself living at home, unable to find a job.One day decided…
Gene Gurkoff
May 31, 2019
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Member Spotlight: Shinichiro Tanaka

This edition of our Member Spotlight features Charity Miles member Shinichiro Tanaka! Next week Shin will depart for a 1,000 mile walk around the Japanese island of Shikoku. Check it out! “I was born in Japan and lived in Kyoto until the age of 6. I moved to Seattle, WA and…
Harris Goldstein
May 29, 2019
Podcast Episodes

Lacey Henderson

Today's podcast is with Lacey Henderson, a Paralympic long jumper. Here are links to get it on, iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play. At 9 years old Lacey's leg was amputated above the knee due to a rare soft-tissue tumor that threatened her life. It did not slow her down one…
Gene Gurkoff
May 24, 2019