My Fundraising Page

My Fundraising Page
May 22, 2016



Years ago, before kids, I ran a lot; on the track at U of O, co-ed soccer teams, trail running, Greenlake runs. I ran to be healthy, and because it felt great! In those days, I could leave my door and just go, sometimes coming back after 2 or more hours. I'm sure I ran 13+ miles on some of my longer runs, without even thinking about it.

My days of running without looking at the clock seem like a lifetime ago! And my life has changed in every way. Now I'm a mom of 2 kids under 5! My youngest is not quite 8 months old. Now, it's hard to find the time to run much less anything else that isn't kid-related. Even finding the time to update this page has taken me weeks longer than it would have before kids!! 


My reasons for running have changed too. I still run to be healthy but now I also run to set an example for my girls. And, in November, I'll run the Las Vegas Rock 'n' Roll half Marathon as a member of Team Haley, a Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) team.

Haley is the 10 year-old niece of my dear friend Jenny. She has been fighting leukemia for over a year and endured hundreds of oral and IV chemotherapy doses, 25 spinal taps, 5 blood transfusions, and many many other invasive procedures (planned and unplanned) as part of her treatment. I can't imagine the strength it has taken Haley to undergo these and still keep her positive attitude.


As part of Team Haley, my personal goal is to raise $2400. Our team is collectively running to raise over $100,000 for LLS, and ensure that Haley's name will be linked to Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia research funding. More than 60 other people will join me as part of Team Haley to raise these funds.

If you can, please give. Any donation big, or small, is appreciated! 

Thank you!

Check out our team page for more info about Haley and our team:


Supporter Comments

    "So proud of you my friend! You are awesome and so grateful you are in our lives! You are going to rock this 1/2 marathon! We will be cheering you on the whole way!! xoxo"

    The Stamm-McBrides

    Mon Nov 07 11:08:56 EST 2016

    "Go get 'em Sarah!"

    Leigh Gardner

    Sun Sep 04 05:38:24 EDT 2016

    "Keep it up Sarah and kudos to your team. Let's stamp out childhood Leukemia "

    Cris Blair

    Mon Aug 29 07:41:12 EDT 2016

    "Happy Birthday Jenny! Say Cheese!"

    Rob Howe

    Wed Jul 27 12:50:22 EDT 2016

    "Sarah, I hope you and the team raise a substantial amount for this worthy cause. Also: awesome that you are running a half marathon! Good luck with the training - you can do it! :-) "

    Wilma Jongejan

    Wed Jul 06 04:48:48 EDT 2016

    "Sarah and Volker: Such a worthy cause! I wanted to stop by, but I had open houses all weekend. Sounds like you raised some nice money for the organization. Here's a little donation from me and my wife Ann. Best wishes."

    Brent Fosso

    Mon Jun 20 01:51:31 EDT 2016

    "Encouraging all children who spend their carefree childhood days to power through a horrible disease and come out a winner! "

    Adele Anderson

    Sun May 22 01:56:39 EDT 2016

My Fundraising Total

Raised: $3,121.82 | Goal: $2,400.00
130 %

My Team

Team Total: $155,094.66 | Goal: $100,000.00

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We are sorry donations are no longer being accepted for this participant for this event.

My Thanks To

LLS Garage Sale 6/18/16 $1070.00
Microsoft $250.00
Anonymous $250.00
Rob Howe $250.00
Tara Douglas & Simon Garr... $175.00
The Stamm-McBrides $100.00
Jason & Jessica Luke $100.00
Brent Fosso $100.00
Lisa LeCavalier $90.00
Bill & Vouli Kontopoulos $50.00
LLS garage sale items $50.00
Cris Blair $50.00
Microsoft $50.00
Wilma Jongejan $50.00
Victor Lee $50.00
Rob Howe $50.00
Rita D Range $50.00
Adele Anderson $50.00
Leigh Gardner $25.00
Claudia and Bob marston $25.00
Jan Arnold $25.00
Julie Frith  
Christelle Qua