Do you ever have a new experience where you come away and your head is swimming with all the different conversations, observations, and situations? Where it makes you see life from another angle? Where you feel like you can jump in someone else’s skin for a bit, walk around, and see how life might have […]
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Richard shares his story of finishing his first half-marathon
Runners from the San Diego Rescue Mission finished their first half marathon on December 27th finishing the San Diego Holiday Half Marathon. This was the first time the mission has participated in Up And Running Again’s 14 week training program and the results of these runners are amazing! All of the runners finished the half […]
Our runners from the San Diego Rescue Mission finished up their longest run last week as they prepare for the San Diego Holiday Half Marathon. More importantly they volunteered with members of The Rock Church at the Toys For Joy Drive. This program provides 22,000 toys; 12,000 bags of groceries; and 223,000 articles of clothing […]
San Diego is the eighth largest city in the United States with a population of 1.3 million. Out of the 8,700 homeless men, women, and children in the San Diego region, 527 are under the age of eighteen, 5,046 are between the ages of 25 and 54, and 631 are veterans who have served in […]
Our 14 week training season for Orange County Rescue Mission and Long Beach Rescue Mission culminated with the Mission Inn Half Marathon in Riverside on November 8, 2015. Previously we had always done a half marathon in October, so this was the first time we bumped the training and the race back several weeks until […]
Watch this video of Up and Running Again’s April.
Who is Barnabas, and why does the OC Rescue Mission and Long Beach Rescue Mission call the award the “Barnabas of the Week” Award? The first mention of Barnabas in the Bible was in Acts 4:36-37. It says, “Joseph, a Levite from Cyprus, whom the apostles called Barnabas (which means ‘son of encouragement’), sold a […]
The award from Long Beach Rescue Mission for the Barnabas of the Week went to Louie ‘Fast’ Faust. Coach Rich Hubbell said, “Louie was the first URA runner to finish the Santa Ana 5K. After finishing, he went back on the course and ran with other runners to encourage them. Good job Louie!” Oh, so that brings […]