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Sending another shout out to Bryn Sheperd and Analena Sheperd Jaroslow out racing for RODS and Marcus in Oregon on Sunday! Good luck!
Michael Birsa Have a great event!
August 30, 2014 at 3:15 pm
Claudia Reyes Good Luck!!!
August 30, 2014 at 6:12 pm
Bryn Shepherd Thanks everybody!!!
August 30, 2014 at 5:42 pm
RODS Racing shared Autism Awareness's photo.
Michelle Mosley Preach it!
August 30, 2014 at 2:17 am1
Good luck to Jack Radcliffe in the Great Buckeye Challenge Half this weekend!
RODS Racing shared Special Miracles - Down Syndrome's photo.
Be on the lookout for this film in 2015!
Learn a little bit more about our run Disney event in January over on the blog. http://rodsracing.org/m-i-c-see-you-real-soon-at-disney-marathon-in-january/
Brady Murray, is there going to be a race in Boise again this Fall?
RODS Racing Unfortunately, it doesn't look like we will be holding the race in Boise this year.
August 29, 2014 at 7:36 pm
What an amazing story...
If you want to join us at Disney in Florida in Janurary, you had better sign up quick! Only a few spots left in the (otherwise SOLD OUT) marathon. If you are really tough, how about running the 1/2 and the full with Goofy? https://docs.google.com/file/d/1VY3d1bbaAYfxondBX3SPZHe--KWA1ysRhJMstFe_Im2H99A3dRGGny4FPmS1SFHXrrCtXEHz9WK9Ov3t/edit?pli=1
This video never gets old. Dog making friends with a boy with Down Syndrome. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIe_qswXfRI
RODS Racing added 4 photos.
Some results are coming in from the weekend and looks like it was a great one across the board!
-Justin completed his HHH 100mile Century Ride
-Mike Cabiniss, Daryl Granger, and Kacy Ellis all took 1st place in their age groups in the Sabine Causeway 5K
-Rob took 1st overall in the Aquabike at VikingMan
-Josh took 2nd in his age group at Dunkirk
-Nathan took 3rd in his age group at Dunkirk
Way to represent out there this weekend!
Michael Birsa Nice job everyone!
August 25, 2014 at 6:55 pm
Kim Christensen Tracy Congrats everyone.
August 25, 2014 at 5:10 pm
One more to add to the list of racers going out this weekend. We have Justin Law going out to ride in the HHH 100 mile bike ride in Wichita Falls, TX.
Have a great ride Justin!
Michael Birsa Have fun Justin!
August 23, 2014 at 1:57 am
Elaine Nelson Good luck Justin!
August 23, 2014 at 1:41 am
Our team is at it again and heading out to the race courses to raise awareness for orphans with down syndrome and a little boy named Marcus.
Look for our racers out at these courses this weekend:
Brady - Utah Half Marathon
Mike Birsa - Shady Hallow Painful Elimination Trail Run
Josh Harris - Dunkirk Olympic Triathlon
Nate Klumpp - Dunkirk Olympic Triathlon
Deena Antonucci - Seawheeze Half Marathon
Rob Johnson - Vikingman
Best of luck to all of our racers! Who else is racing this weekend?
Elaine Nelson Good Luck Racers!
August 22, 2014 at 5:40 pm1
Kim Christensen Tracy Good luck everyone!!!
August 22, 2014 at 1:45 pm1
Rosemarie Douan Memories of seeing Marcus in 2011 at the orphanage
August 22, 2014 at 1:35 pm1
Up in the Tetons. What a great opportunity I had to spend some time with Lisa Smith-Batchen. Lisa recently completed 584 miles in 13 days - Badwaters Quad. Lisa's foundation Badwater 4 Good Water raised over $200,000 to help bring fresh water to orphans in third world countries in need. She has been an inspiration to me and so many of how she uses her gifts for a greater cause. I am also honored that Lisa is a member of our RODS Racing team. Go to her web page and be amazed by her story. Getting to know Lisa over the past 12 months has changed my life and I am so happy our paths have crossed - surely not by accident!
Nikki Takewell Christy I LOVE my cousin!! So proud of her!!
August 22, 2014 at 3:37 am2
Lisa Smith-Batchen It was so great to get to actually sit still and talk with you Trace Dandrea!! you are one of my greatest inspirations, hope you know that! My run took 14 plus days not 13 but I stopped counting:) Come back and see us soon and you keep inspiring!
August 22, 2014 at 3:48 am2
Lisa Smith-Batchen Nikki Takewell Christy I love you too and I am also proud of you!!! You mean a great deal to me!
August 22, 2014 at 3:49 am1
Pt Mollie We need to get her on the blog!
August 22, 2014 at 9:24 am1
Francis Gordon Howell Jr. Congrats
August 23, 2014 at 11:23 pm
Have you checked out our photo galleries yet? Lots of photos of our team members racing and raising awareness!
Elaine Nelson Great photos!
August 22, 2014 at 3:14 am
Check it out! Slots are running out for the runDisney Event!
We are thrilled that York Sign Shop created a custom medal holder for our team. You can write on it with chalk to track your PRs and money raised. They are also donating 25% of proceeds back to us. Thank you Tamara and Nate! http://rodsracing.org/got-race-medals-show-em-off/
Alley Boyette-Butterfield Maybe something like it
August 21, 2014 at 6:35 am
Scott Blu Butterfield Alley Boyette-Butterfield, I want one! 😬😉
August 21, 2014 at 6:22 am
Interested in riding 100 miles through the closed streets of London in August 2015? Enter the ballot today and then keep your fingers crossed. http://www.prudentialridelondon.co.uk/
#noexcuses Check out this 84 year old nun who have completed 45 IRONMAN events. Should we recruit her to the team? http://totalwomenscycling.com/lifestyle/meet-sister-madonna-bruder-82-year-old-iron-nun-32364/
Ara Malmstrom Sister Madonna is AWESOME!! I've read her book & I loved it.
August 18, 2014 at 11:15 pm
We have a busy weekend of RODS Team Members getting ready to hit the courses again!
-Brandon Leahy will be taking on Ironman Lake Stevens!
-Rob Stachniak will be racing Woodridge Rotary Tri
Who else is racing this weekend? Let us know and go out and tear up those courses for Marcus.
Brandon Leahy I WISH I was able to race this weekend :) I will be at the expo/post race hopefully getting some awesome folks signed up with RODS while they're getting an amazing post-race massage
August 16, 2014 at 5:45 pm
Michael Birsa Good luck everyone!
August 15, 2014 at 12:32 pm
#UKRunChat was kind enough to let Mollie share why she runs with RODS on their blog. Why do you run with us? http://www.ukrunchat.co.uk/running-for-rods/
Marcus’ Fundraising Goal
2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Event
We have available slots for the Full Marathon and the Goofy Challenge. Click to find out more!
The Siege Race
Ever wonder what the Siege is all about? Our races are typically 5 miles in length and are packed with 25+ obstacles! You only get the specific course layout before you start the race. Prepare for anything and be ready to accomplish more than you ever thought possible! Click here to find out more!