Category : Encouragement from our CEO

Talking Helps After Crisis

One month has passed since the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. In the weeks since, we’ve heard threats of violence reported at our Long Beach schools and in numerous nearby communities. When I heard the news about

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Stand Up for Mental Health, and Save a Life

When I was a kid, people would whisper the word “cancer.” Now, professional football players are wearing pink cleats on national television in support of finding a cure. We all know someone who has been affected by cancer. We cry

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Encouragement from our CEO: Community

I did it! I completed all 31 miles of my first‐ever 50K in 9 hours and 50 minutes. My secret goal was to finish under 10, so I’m very happy I accomplished that. The day before the race I had

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Encouragement from our CEO: Balance

  The race is finally just a few days away! I’m not fully recovered and was still sick through the weekend, so that impacted my training. I went running on Monday for about an hour, and it felt alright all

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Encouragement from our CEO: Fighting Discouragement

This last week, Matt, Erick, and I trained on our own since we couldn’t find a mutual time to get together. On Sunday, I did a 20 mile run on the actual course. While I’ve done this route before, I

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Encouragement from our CEO: Confidence

Hi friends! Thank you for continuing to follow me on my 50K journey. Since my first post, I have received many positive and heartfelt responses from my staff and friends alike. From emails to stopping by my office, their kind

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Encouragement from our CEO: Perseverance

  Fear. Obstacles. Uncertainty. Pride. Confidence. Hope. These are the roller coaster of emotions I’ve been experiencing as I train for the Sean O’Brien 50K Trail Run on February 6, 2016. Why did I say yes to a 31-mile mountain

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