Team DetermiNation @ildnation
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Celebrating the athletes and the efforts they make in contributing to the American Cancer Society's fight against cancer. Based in Chicago.
302 Posts
470 Followers
206 Following
Celebrating the athletes and the efforts they make in contributing to the American Cancer Society's fight against cancer. Based in Chicago.
We've got that Friday Feeling and you know we love kicking off the weekend by sharing the stories of our amazing teammates. . . . Let's put our hands together for this week's Runner Spotlight: Mark Villinski! . . Mark is from the great state of Maine and is taking on the 2019 @chimarathon AGAIN with Team DetermiNation after running with us last year! Read Mark's story below: . Why are you running with ACS? / Who are you running for? "My parents have had cancer seven times in their lifetimes. Unfortunately I lost my Dad to lung cancer six years ago so they beat this awful disease 6 out of 7 times. The year after he passed I ran the Vermont City Marathon as a member of Fred’s Team raising money for the Sloan Kettering in NYC. I did that for a few years and then my daughter started going to college at IIT on the south side and I learned that the course went right through her campus. It was an easy decision for me to join the ACS team for Chicago last year and run in honor of my parent’s and a dear family friend, Tony, who was battling cancer at that time. It was an incredible experience and I am excited to be running with ACS again in 2019." . How long have you been running? "I have been running 1 to 2 marathons a year for the past seven years. Before that I had run 6 or seven and then stopped running for several years." . What is your favorite place to run? "Most of my favorites places to run usually near some body of water!" . What is your favorite race? "Of the 16 marathons I have run Chicago last year was far and away the best experience. The crowd support was incredible the entire course and the camaraderie of the runners was very special. It reminded me of the saying “If you want to see the spirit of humanity run a marathon!” It was in full effect that day and I am sure it will be again this year." . Thank you for sharing your story, Mark! We can't wait to welcome you back to Chicago for another awesome 26.2 miles!
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We love being a charity partner for the Naperville Half Marathon & 5K! . . Be part of the team leading the fight for a world without cancer and have fun with us at this wonderful fall race! . . Join our team today: https://bit.ly/2KRMJu6 Questions? Feel free to message us or email [email protected] . . . . #repost @napervillehalfmarathon . . We're excited to announce @ildnation as a 2019 @healthydriven Naperville Half Marathon & 5K Charity Partner! The American Cancer Society is on a mission to free the world from cancer. Register as a #HealthyDriven Naperville Half Marathon CHARITY HERO by 4/30/19 to receive $19 off your entry - THE LARGEST CHARITY RUNNER DISCOUNT OF THE YEAR! Register as a Healthy Driven Naperville 5K CHARITY HERO by 8/31/19 to receive $7 off your race entry. Learn more about the 2019 Charity Partners: http://bit.ly/1WOW4Bc #RunNaperville #halfmarathon #napervillehalfmarathon #RunforaCause #CharityRunner #Naperville
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“If you want to run, then run a mile. If you want to experience another life, run a marathon.” – Emil Zatopek . . Join Team DetermiNation for the 2019 @chimarathon and secure your GUARANTEED entry to this World Major Marathon! . . Be part of the team racing towards a cancer free world and come make your Chicago Marathon miles more meaningful. We're in this together, will you join us? . . Register here: https://bit.ly/2EUFkqV Questions? Message us or send an email to [email protected]
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Had a great snack day with @xtramilerunning! We love supporting our local running community - thank you for having us out 🏃🏼‍♂️🏃🏽‍♀️🏃🏿‍♂️🏃🏾‍♂️🏃🏽‍♂️🏃🏼‍♂️🏃🏻‍♂️🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏼‍♀️🏃🏾‍♀️🏃🏾‍♀️🏃🏿‍♀️
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It’s National Volunteer Week! Our 1.5 million volunteers nationwide are the heart and soul of what we do and are vital to our lifesaving programs. . . Thank you to ALL our volunteers for the American Cancer Society! You change lives and are leading the fight for a world without cancer! . . All this week American Cancer Society of Illinois has been sharing thanks for our volunteers across all our events and programs including just a FEW of our awesome DNation teammates. Did you see them?! Send your thanks below as well 😊🥰
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It's not too late to join the American Cancer Society's Team DetermiNation for the 2019 BERLIN-MARATHON! . . Take the fight against cancer internationally and help us create a WORLD free from cancer. Entries are limited so don't delay :) . . Are you ready to become a Berlin Legend? . . https://bit.ly/2Q2H6Y5 Questions? Email [email protected]
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Chicago DetermiNation, we hope to see you at our Chicago Marathon Kick-Off coming up! . . We will cover a variety of topics at the kickoff, including: • FREE training with CARA or CES • Injury prevention and training tips from Aligned Modern Health • Proper apparel and running gear tips from Fleet Feet Chicago • How your fundraising helps the American Cancer Society!
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It's the most MAGICAL race on Earth in the Most Magical PLACE on Earth! . . Trade in those glass slippers for running shoes and join Team DetermiNation for the 2020 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna! . . Register here: https://bit.ly/2WRL2xK Questions? Ask Mousketeer - [email protected]
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