Team Kadence Raises $1,630

Rusty Hastings is running the San Antonio Marathon on November 13th in honor of his little girl Kadence and the Hastings family are fighting SMA along the way. Rusty and his wife, Jessica, decided to dedicate this race to Kadence just weeks after she was diagnosed with SMA this summer. About 3 months ago when […]

Team GSF SB Marathon: My X-Factor and the Final Stretch.

Hard to believe, but nine months has come and gone since I set out to do my first training run for the Santa Barbara Marathon while on a trip with Victoria and Gwendolyn to Monterey, California. And it’s been five months since I decided to go for it and we officially launched our Team GSF SB […]

Join Team Callie In The North Carolina Marathon

Team Callie is gearing up for the North Carolina Marathon and we are so proud of them. In honor of adorable, sweet, precocious Callie Golden, her father, Nathan, is racing on November 19th with a team of 20 by his side. Team Callie will be tackling the full, half and relay throughout High Point — […]

Team GSF SB Marathon: Help Us Reach Our $26,200 Team Fundraising Goal

Thirty Team GSF runners are challenging and pushing themselves for the SMA cause in the Santa Barbara International Marathon on November 12, 2011. 30 competitors! And on top of the immense personal physical commitment they’ve made, they have collectively set a team fundraising goal of $26,200 for the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation (GSF) to help end […]

Team Lucy’s Legs Rock Lake Winnebago

We absolutely LOVE Team GSF team members! We love, love, love them. We love the way they challenge themselves, we love how they motivate others, and we love that they push their bodies to the limits to make a difference for SMA. Team Lucy’s Legs is a prime example. They are rock stars. Lead my […]

Team Lucy’s Legs

Sweet Lucy Zahn has inspired a team of supporters! Her spunky spirit is motivating people to not only learn about SMA, but to get involved in helping end it! Team “Lucy’s Legs” will be riding 90 miles around Lake Winnebago this weekend in Race The Lake 2011. Lake Winnebago is one of the largest inland […]

Team GSF SB Marathon: Injury Frustration and Perspective

I’ve been nursing a nasty and painful injury since finishing the Montecito-Summerland Half Marathon two weeks ago. I’m not going to lie, it’s been pretty frustrating. It’s my left leg and it seems to be a nice mix of a shin splint and plantar fasciitis — both pretty common running injuries. I spent four days […]

Team GSF Conquers Ironman France

The athletes involved with Team GSF are amazing! We are continually humbled by what they accomplish and that they are doing it for the SMA cause. David Price is a college friend of Bill’s. You may remember he competed in a triathlon last year for Team GSF in honor of Gwendolyn. He blew us away […]

Goal Set. Goal Achieved: Montecito Half Marathon

What an incredible experience — I finished the Montecito-Summerland Half Marathon on Saturday in just under 2 hours! On Saturday, my great friend and fellow Team GSF SB Marathon runner, Mike Paskin, our friend, Steve Fergusson, my awesome trainer, Mike Claytor, and I conquered the first annual Montecito-Summerland Half Marathon. For me, it was my […]

Climb4SMA Conquers Mt. Rainier To Fight SMA

The inspiring Jadon’s Hope and Climb4SMA are at it again! As if climbing the 23,000 foot Mt. Aconcagua and raising over $45,000 for theGSF’s “$200K For SMA” fundraising campaign wasn’t impressive enough, Jim Baker decided to create a team of climbers to tackle the famous Mt. Rainier in Washington. And it was an incredible journey indeed! […]