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 [...]

My Orange Bandanna

2014-07-17T03:56:33+00:00 June 26th, 2014|Categories: Running for Two - Stories|

MY ORANGE BANDANNA Written for Carol Bingley (Wheezie) by Joyce Kortze (Mama C) I’m a big believer in lessons… all things happen for a reason. The people whose paths I cross are always significant. If my eyes are open wide, and I am not engrossed in my own world I learn…and I grow.  I first [...]

Running With Angels

2014-06-26T17:55:54+00:00 June 26th, 2014|Categories: Running for Two - Stories|

by Xan Milne I did not know it at the time, but "Running for Two" for me dates all the way back to the late 80's.  When I was in college, the basketball coach made us run in different groups during pre-season.  Your group HAD to finish together.  And, when your group was done, you [...]

Life is a Gift

2014-06-26T17:55:03+00:00 June 26th, 2014|Categories: Running for Two - Stories|

Anonymous Ever since a friend opened her heart and shared the concept of "Running For Two" with me, my running has never been quite the same-it has been better!  Running now has a purpose and reward much greater than a PR, a blue ribbon, or a fast time on a clock. Running is part of [...]

Running For You

2014-06-26T17:53:47+00:00 June 26th, 2014|Categories: Running for Two - Stories|

Christy Young “I wasn’t expecting that,” I mutter to myself with my head bowed.  My body approaches the trail where the snow is so close it can be touched.  A hill.  Again.  I dig in and run slowly to the top. I am in a zone of transition, speaking harshly to myself and then being [...]

For Annie

2014-06-26T17:52:46+00:00 June 26th, 2014|Categories: Running for Two - Stories|

I was with Annie on the day she was diagnosed with cancer and was honored to be with her on the day she died. Annie fought valiantly and endured tremendous suffering in an attempt to stay alive so she could raise her children. In typical Annie style after she was diagnosed with cancer she was [...]

Spreading the Running For Two Philosophy… in Mexico

2014-07-03T04:36:32+00:00 June 3rd, 2014|Categories: News, Running for Two - Stories|

“On April 14, 2014, I ran a 10K race in Tabasco, Zactecas, Mexico and I dedicated it to my niece Ilse, who was recuperating from a medical intervention. She was planning to run the 24th Carrera de Ramos 5K or Palm Sunday 10K & 5K Run herself this same morning. Since she couldn’t, I was [...]