One of the great traditions about Sunday's Austin Marathon is its Austin Gives Miles charity program. There are least 30 charitable foundations in which marathoners or half marathoners can raise money for a charity of their choosing.
Doug Ulman, the CEO of Livestrong, is leaving his post in January to become president and CEO of Pelotonia, a Columbus, Ohio charity bike ride which raises money for cancer research. Ulman, who spent 14 years at Livestrong and helped grow the charity into a $500 million global brand before it was rocked by founder [...]
Today I put wheels to the pavement with 21 other men to cycle 419 miles around Burundi - located in central east Africa bordered by Rwanda, Tanzania and Congo. We'll climb a total of 39,000 feet with the steepest coming on day two as we'll muster up the courage to ride from 2,800 feet to [...]
One of the great traditions about the upcoming Austin Marathon is its Austin Gives Miles (formerly 26 charities for 26 miles). One of those charities is probably one you haven’t heard much about (if anything). It's called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). It’s a relatively rare genetic disease that affects one in every 3500 boys worldwide. [...]