What Inspired Karen to Run the Marine Corps Marathon

Karen always fostered a love of running growing up, “I wasn’t very good, but always worked hard at it and loved to run. I feel absolute freedom when I run.” As an adult, she switched to biking, but in her mid-30’s she began gaining significant weight. In order to combat this, she opted for gastric-bypass […]

A Team That Inspires: Running the Chicago Marathon for Back on My Feet

Jamie at a morning run with her team.

Jamie has been a volunteer of Back on My Feet for nearly five years. She is currently running with the Lincoln Park team, and plans to complete the Chicago Marathon this year. A Meaningful Start As a life-long Chicagolandian, she has always had a connection to the community. Jamie first got involved with Back on My […]

The Race to Berlin: Running, Fundraising and Leading

Julie at Denver 5k race

Preparing for a marathon is not an easy task. Back on My Feet volunteer, Julie Price is no stranger to the process leading up to the big race. Julie has participated in four marathons in the past, and is gearing up for the Berlin Marathon. She shared her experiences with running marathons, volunteering with Back […]

A Trail Runner’s Reasons to Run Bigfoot

bigfoot trail race circle up

Trail runner and Back on My Feet supporter Jess shares her reasons for running the 2019 Back on My Feet Bigfoot Trail Race in Austin, TX. In addition, she adds some of her fundraising tips for those interested in going the extra mile by FundRacing!   What about Back on My Feet’s mission resonates with you?  […]

Marathon Runner’s road to London and raising $21K

With the team before London Marathon

Several months ago Christophe Cadiou set out to enter the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon. It was on the marathon’s charity partner webpage where he came across Back on My Feet. According to Christophe, “It was literally a perfect fit. Combining a cause with running really appealed to me. Having a greater purpose in running […]

Boston-bound Fundracer: 26.2 miles and $26k

Boston start line

Sara is a Back on My Feet fundracer for the 2019 Boston Marathon. On Monday, April 15, 2019 she will run 26.2 miles to raise awareness for the members of Back on My Feet.   The road to Boston Three years ago, Sara decided she was going to run the Boston Marathon. It was on […]

NYC Marathoner Highlight: April

April works at Bombas, a longtime partner of Back on My Feet and creator of the most comfortable socks in the history of feet. She knew that BoMF was something Bombas really cared about supporting, but it wasn’t until she attended the pre-marathon brunch in 2017 that she fully experienced why. “After getting to ‘circle […]

NYC Marathoner Highlight: Jake Gamberg

Jake Gamberg first heard about Back on My Feet from an old school friend, BoMF NYC volunteer, Alfia. She told him about her experience volunteering, and Jake figured it sounded like something he should give a try. After his volunteer orientation he woke up bright and early, got ready for his first BoMF run, and […]

A Mini with Meaning

Are you thinking about participating in the Indy Mini this year? Maybe it’s your first Indy Mini experience, or maybe this year will be your…