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Thoughts from Megan

by Megan Karpie

Posted on March 29, 2015 at 10:57 PM



This run has been an amazing journey and I have seen so much along the way and during these 8 days I have noticed a change in my perspective on life. I consider myself a pretty positive person. But often times I look at the realities...

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Expect the Unexpected

by Coach Stevens

Posted on March 28, 2015 at 9:08 PM



As I mentioned, Tuesday evening was one of the toughest runs of my life. Running back to back with the heat and the hills nearly claimed my body, but more importantly my mind. If I was going to survive the week, I knew that I was going...

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The Feeding

by Jeriann Beiter

Posted on March 28, 2015 at 5:53 PM



We are all feeling the responsibility and strain of our 1400 mile undertaking, for the noble cause of the preservation of our glorious mascot, the noble tiger. However, there is one burden that weighs more heavily on my heart than all...

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Update: I Have No Idea What Day It Is...

by Kaylin Beiter

Posted on March 28, 2015 at 1:33 PM



All I know is that tomorrow morning we’ll be home. I was thinking of the trip in terms of what day we were on but I’ve given up on that. DC actually went perfectly without a hitch; we had alumni meet up with us and bring us Oreos...

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Update 4

by Kaylin Beiter

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 10:32 PM



It’s HUMP DAAAAYY. Let’s see, what’s happened? Well we met a really awesome family in the Carolinas (all the states are starting to blend together…) and tried to convince the daughter to come to RIT next year, as she’s a cross country...

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Update 3

by Kaylin Beiter

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 5:52 PM



Sunny South Carolina: where it really feels like spring break! Clemson last night was fabulous; we had a chance to meet their T4T club as they cheered for us and brought us dinner. We were spoiled with our second shower in one day...

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Update from Jeri

by Jeriann Beiter

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 4:29 PM



Today, we mourn the loss of a friend most dear. The last mozzarella cheese stick passed on this morning, into the mouth of Erin Bucci. While little has been said as of yet, the grief in RV 2 is almost palpable. Truly, this cheese...

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Update from Amanda

by Amanda Dole

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 3:59 PM



8am this morning was our first run for day four. Once we finished all four of our legs we got a surprise that we would be a part of the group to go to Greensboro College. They were offering their facilities to us so we could shower...

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Troubleshooting Navigation

by Emily Knaul

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 3:00 PM



Many of you have been following our progress on the website through the live GPS tracker! That is awesome! I thought I'd give you all an update on how we are navigating this whole thing and a little behind the scenes...

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Update 2

by Kaylin Beither

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 3:36 PM



Another update from Georgia! Last night we went through Atlanta; RV2 did most of the running through the actual metropolitan areas, and ran some pretty quick legs in the city. Aidan ran with several of the girls for safety...

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Update 1

by Kaylin Beither

Posted on March 21, 2015 at 12:53 PM



If you're following on facebook and online then you certainly know we've been going for a few hours now. Travel went well for the most part (Megan and Erin had a slight delay but no problems there)). We found Auburn...

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Coming Soon

Keep your eyes open for a photo gallery, which should be available early this week. Alex Shipman has been documenting the trip with photographs of our progress, so be sure to check back!