RUNNING FOR TWO: An Angel on My Shoulder

2017-06-28T18:12:35+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog, Running for Two - Stories|

While I was shaking hands with people at my 16 year old daughters wake, a high school friend of mine, and fellow runner, came up to me and gave me 5 “Running for Two” bandanas.  I don’t remember if I had seen them before that or not, but that was the day they made an [...]

RUNNING FOR TWO: Hang in There Friends!

2017-06-28T17:51:48+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Running for Two - Stories, Success Stories|

Gonzalo Gomez Moreno, avid runner and great friend of Annie’s Locker, is often found out Running For Two.  When asked what inspired him to take this photo, he replied “While I was running on the trails, I stopped to take a photo of my bandanna on a branch, but it was windy and the bandanna [...]


2017-06-29T16:49:51+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|

Celebrating Fourth of July in the Rockford area in 2017? Annie’s Locker has the perfect way to start your holiday! Join us to cheer for our sponsored runners! Just one of the many ways we live out our mission to inspire and equip people to lead healthier lives, Annie’s Locker not only provides the funds [...]


2017-05-03T16:11:34+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, CREATIVE GIVING|

Thank you to Rockford’s beloved Beefaroo for  choosing Annie’s Locker as January 2017’s “Cheese Fries nonprofit.” We support healthy lifestyles that include occasional indulgences... like their legendary yummy cheese fries, cheddar burgers, and shakes! Thank you BEEFAROO for your support!


2017-05-02T20:21:30+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: ANGELS ON SITE, Blog, Success Stories|

by Meredith Stoll, Outreach Chair There is really nothing like ringing a cowbell, cheering like crazy and having someone threaten to get sick on your shirt to make you understand the heart of a mission. One hot Saturday in June, I volunteered for my first run as an angel in support of Annie’s Locker. Three [...]

COMMITTEE HIGHLIGHT: Krystal Shuga, Gear Assistant

2017-05-03T16:16:39+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|

Meet Krystal Shuga. Krystal is married to Shelby and together they have three boys ages 12, 6, and 1. When she’s not busy raising her family, you’ll find Krystal working as a personal trainer and ZUMBA instructor. She understands the discipline it takes to regularly go to a gym and getting shoes and clothes that [...]

Run ARNY JOHNSON 5K/10M and Help Annie’s Locker

2017-03-10T14:40:28+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|

It’s almost time to lace up and race the 32nd annual Arny Johnson 10-mile and 5K runs. Both races are coming up on Saturday, April 1, at Harlem High School in Machesney Park. The 5K course is flat and fast, while the 10-mile course takes runners on a scenic path into and around Rock Cut [...]