Running the Half for “Mr. Jack”

Running the Half for “Mr. Jack”

The 2013 Albuquerque Half Marathon included a run with a little extra step in these 50 years of life.  It was a “One Medal” race for my honoree “Mr. Jack.”  My connection to him is through his life partner, also my aunt, Paula. A father of twin sons and a...
Running for my Daddy

Running for my Daddy

An Albuquerque native, Amanda has been running for the past two years.  She has about as many running routes as musical tastes, ranging from techno to rap to country and classic rock. On April 19th, Amanda will run and tackle The Albuquerque Half Marathon, her...

Running for Cancer Survivors

By Coren Anderson I have run for many different reasons and have run in honor of cancer survivors. For Rachael, a young cancer survivor who I met when someone put the crazy idea in my head that at the age of 37 it would be fun to learn to run. For my dear friend...
Running for a Marine

Running for a Marine

by Christine Ford I started running in early 2011 for myself. My life had become pretty stagnant after an unconscionable series of events took place with a bad neighbor where we were living in Peralta. My husband and I were pretty much forced to move just to keep our...
Running for Julia

Running for Julia

When my oldest son was in first grade, he introduced to me, through his stories, a girl in his class named Julia. I had the opportunity to see her briefly at an Open House early in the school year. Fiery red hair and a gorgeous smile, Julia lit up the room. It was...