The Blog Returns!

After the original site was migrated to NORD’s, the site was redesigned and didn’t reincorporate the fully history of the blog the original Sanofi-Genzyme running team blog content, which includes lots of heartfelt memories and thoughts by the

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Shauna’s Speech at RFR 2016

We are so thrilled to be paired with Running For Rare for the 4th year! I can’t explain it any better than Shauna did last year, so I am sharing her speech for those who were not there. Her words

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This will be short and sweet. It’s been a number of years since I was part of the R4R community. In a little over 1 week I’ll toe the line at Providence as a member of the R4R running team

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Providence or Bust

Providence or Bust With a little over a week to go (9 days to be exact, but who’s counting) I ask myself if I really think I can do this again. Having no experience running (and very little training) I

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It’s two weeks until the Providence Half Marathon.  I’m so excited to be participating as a member of the Running for Rare team.  I’ve definitely been procrastinating on this blogpost but only because I’ve never blogged before and am not

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Introducing the Community Partner Committee

Did you know that Running for Rare has a Community Partner Committee? Our main objective is to support healthy and safe community partnerships for the Running for Rare team. We develop strategies to grow the community and work to ensure

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10 miles and mommy guilt.

  I write this on along a car ride to an out of town wedding midday after my first double digit run. I reached 10 miles this morning. It was a beautiful morning in NC/SC. I say this because we

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Providence and PKU: Part I

I have a lot of love and passion for the rare disease community every day,  but especially on days like today, since we went to my daughter’s genetics and metabolism clinic st UNC.  Annabelle is 19 months old exactly today

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Running is easy, blogging is hard….

Writing down your thoughts has to be one of the hardest things to do…. Those that know me even in the slightest bit know that I truly enjoy chatting with people. So, writing something for the Running For Rare blog

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Big City Hope

With the New York City Marathon less than two weeks to go, I wanted to share why the Big Apple is such a magic location on my family’s journey with a rare disease. Earlier this year, I had an opportunity to speak on the

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Archive of posts from Marathon runners dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of people with serious disease.