Monthly archives: August, 2009

2009 event summary

While there are still some events being planned for this coming weekend and next month, I wanted to first start off by saying thank you to all who have participated in the 2nd annual Run for the Fallen. Nationwide, the event was a success. From the individual solo runs to the family gatherings to the…


New video from Film for the Fallen

The film production crew has posted a video dedicated to the 2nd Annual Run for the Fallen. In their words, “This video is for Mikey and everybody running for a loved one this weekend.” Thanks guys. Day 36: Mike’s Mile from Film for the Fallen LLC on Vimeo.


Mom goes distance for son in Iraq: 6,436 miles

Amazing story. A mom is running the distance from her Illinois home to her son’s post on the front line. The article: http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/31965202/ns/today-today_people/ The video: http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/32400846#32400846 Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy


August 22, 2009

Woke up this morning, put on my running shoes, and hit the pavement. Being away from home and not near any organized run, I ran alone, but the solitude felt peaceful and the morning was brisk. I hearkened back during my three mile run to college and to Mike before he joined the Army. I…


Rome’s Run for the Fallen inspired by military members’ sacrifices

Taken from an article in Utica, NY’s Observer Dispatch newspaper By ANNE DELANEY Observer-Dispatch Posted Aug 13, 2009 @ 12:51 AM Jeannine Olney had to do something.If she’d made different decisions years ago, the Westernville woman would’ve followed her father into the U.S. Air Force or joined the reserves.She didn’t, though, choosing instead to stay…