Get to know Up and Running Again’s newest coaches, Mike and Rachel. Coaches of the men’s and women’s teams at the Union Gospel Mission Dallas, they, like all Up and Running Again coaches, volunteer their time to lead their teams through the training season and across the half marathon finish line. We are so grateful for all of our coaches!
Runners share about their experience of running a half marathon.
One thing that helped Ken restore his confidence and positive ambition is called “Up and Running Again,” which is available at a number of Union Gospel Missions. Ken decided, “I need to do something different. I need to challenge myself.” He gave it a go and signed-up for a Half-Marathon!
From NBC7 San Diego
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Running a half marathon is a big feat. So a new Sioux Falls program called Up and Running Again aims to help people reach that 13.1 mile mark. However, this program isn’t just about finishing a race, many are running for a bigger purpose.
This is my friend “Esmerelda”. She is an extremely gifted runner. Not because she is fast or has perfect biomechanics, it’s how she has taken up a love for running and a love for her bible.
I’ve received a number of suggestions for Spotlight articles. One of the first emails I received was a suggestion to feature a charity “Up and Running Again.” I reached out to Brittany Watrous, the Program Coordinator for Up and Running Again and asked her the simple question, “What is Up and Running Again?” . . […]
Tom Alig grew up an athlete. In addition to playing baseball, basketball and football, he also been a lifelong runner – even completing two full marathons. But in his mid-forties, he was sidelined by injury. Without his usual outlet, he turned to alcohol. . . . Read more here
About 3,000 runners participated in the Tustin Hangar Half Marathon on Sunday, March 3. For at least six of those runners, the distance to the finish line paled in comparison to the distance they traveled to get to the starting line. . .
Our team at the Las Vegas Rescue Mission, training for the Rock n Roll Half Marathon in November 2018 was featured in Runner’s World Magazine. Click to go to article