Running For A Reason Again

Cancer seems to be everywhere these days. Everyone I know has a cancer story. I hate cancer. I’m 53 years old and I’m going to try and make a difference…one final time. I’ll be running the New York Marathon on Sunday, November 5th for the American Cancer Society’s DetermiNation team and I’m trying to raiseContinue reading “Running For A Reason Again”

The Good Enough Runner

On Memorial Day weekend I’ll be running the Fleet Feet Soldier Field 10 Mile on a ACS DetermiNation team captained by my awesome neighbor Noreen McGowan, a first generation American raised in a large Irish household in Glenview, Il.  She has lived in Chicago for over 30 years where she and her husband are raising theirContinue reading “The Good Enough Runner”

My 15 Minutes for DetermiNation

“In the future everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes.” – Andy Warhol It’s not everyday a regular guy like me can look into a camera and talk about a passionate subject to potentially a million people. I have been a member of the American Cancer Society’s DetermiNation team since December 2010.  In 2011Continue reading “My 15 Minutes for DetermiNation”

11 Random Things About Ed Schober

I’ve been tagged!!!! Tagged by my good Twitter/Dailymile friend Marathon Brian. Brian is an athlete.  Pure and simple.  I first met Brian back in Boston in 2010.  I was out there with my wife and three girls for the Boston Marathon.  My wife was running her 5th Boston and we went to a Dailymile tweetContinue reading “11 Random Things About Ed Schober”

Cancer’s MVP – Cigarettes

A few weeks ago I was asked to join the committee for the American Cancer Society’s DetermiNation Team here in Chicago. I gladly accepted. About the same time I was starting to think about the 2012 Berlin Marathon.  I’ll be running a few races this year trying to raise some more money for the DetermiNation TeamContinue reading “Cancer’s MVP – Cigarettes”