Category Archive: Volunteer

Learn to Run

My friend, Ben, runs a nonprofit called Communiteach where community members teach a skill that they know to other members of the community for free (e.g. I learned knitting a few weeks ago).… Continue reading

i2P Expedition Announcement

The Super Secret Expedition is no longer super secret: we’re going to the Amazon!!! 150+km through dense jungle with 4 youth ambassadors. We will create educational modules about biodiversity to provide to schools… Continue reading

RR: Girls on the Run 5K

This morning was the culmination of my third season coaching Girls on the Run. For the first time I’ve ever coached we had incredible weather- cool, blue skies and bright sunshine. I walked… Continue reading

Expedition Announcement!

I wanted to wish all of my wonderful readers a very happy holidays! I hope that Santa brings you stockings full of PRs, good health, gingerbread gu and eggnogg Inifinit nutrition I’m about… Continue reading

Update: impossible2Possible

Just a quick update on my involvement with Ray Zahab ’s incredible organization impossible2Possible. I should be packing to head to Ottawa to help staff a youth camp but the camp was pushed… Continue reading

Impossible2Possible: 20 minutes with Ray Zahab

Ray Zahab ran 4,500 miles across the Sahara in 111 days, a feat documented in Running the Sahara. Last week, he released a TED talk in which discussed how he used running to… Continue reading

Girls on the Run is so much fun! Whoooooo!

  Today we took our team picture for this year’s Girls on the Run program. For those of you unfamiliar with GOTR, it’s a program that trains 3rd-5th grade girls for a 5K… Continue reading

Charity: The Final Pre-Antarctica Update

  It is with great nervousness and excitement that I begin the last blog post before I run the Antarctica Marathon. My bags are packed, my cat is in his temporary new home,… Continue reading

Girls on the Run 2008 Recap

About 2 weeks ago I finished my first season as a coach for Girls on the Run (GOTR). For people who are unfamiliar with the program, volunteer coaches from the community sign on… Continue reading