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The Gift of Life

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In 2001, I was diagnosed with life-threatening cancer.  Six years later, after I had regained my strength, my husband went into kidney failure and was in need of a kidney transplant.  It was this past week in 2007 that my husband received a kidney from a wonderful friend and sister in Christ, Vaughn.

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"Gearing" Up For Fall Runs

There are so many great races in the fall.  From 5Ks to Marathons, what you wear has a big impact on your performance.  From shoes to hats, it is good practice to plan your race day wardrobe weeks before the race...

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What To Eat When Training?

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I want to feel as good as Will looks when I run!

Today I was speaking with one of our Marine Corps Marathon runners about what to eat for optimal strength, energy and recovery when training and racing.  She mentioned she eats quite healthy - lots of raw food and lean cuts - but she wanted to know if there was more she could do to aid her body in this endeavor to prepare for race day this October 30th.

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MCM Countdown: 16 weeks

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When a runner hears that the marathon race he registered for is 16 weeks out, bells and whistles sound in his most inner-being.  If he hasn't already, this will be the week that he begins his marathon training plan.  I ran my first marathon in 2007 - the ING NYC Marathon...

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What a Legacy Retreat looks like...

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What does a Legacy Retreat "look" like?

What is the importance of a legacy? You might be wondering what Inheritance of Hope is all about...

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Golf Outing Recap - a great day!!

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The weather was perfect for the 2nd Annual Gerry Moors Golf Outing held at Winding Hills Golf Course on June 18, 2011.  46 golfers hit the links as the Moors family hosted this fun event to benefit Inheritance of Hope...

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A Legacy of Endurance

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What do Oprah, Drew Carey and Kristen Milligan all have in common?

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Quick Tip:How to clean produce...

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To help remove surface bacteria from produce, including e.coli bacteria, you can follow this simple method of washing your produce...

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Running Streaks

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There are numerous runners throughout the US that have been continuously running for years - many over thirty years.  They are men and women that run at least 1 mile every day of every week of every year.  Mark Washburne, a 55 year old college professor from New Jersey, has run every day since December 31, 1989, adding up more than 33,000 miles.  Washburne is the president of the United States Running Streak Association (USRSA) an association established for people like Washburne that want to officially log their consecutive daily runs...

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Gerry Moors - an incredible person, an example of giving

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As the 2nd Annual Gerry Moors Golf Outing is fast approaching - June 18th to be exact - I was looking through my notes from last year's inaugural event.  I came across a note Maryalice had written me that gave insight into the heart of her father, Gerry.  It so impressed me to again see the tenaciousness, perseverence and generosity of her father...

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