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Abby Dwyer Maltz

Last April, I decided to run Boomer’s CF Run to Breathe 10K in New York City and to help in the fight against Cystic Fibrosis. While I’m from a small town in upstate New York that is much closer to Canada than “the city,” I have fallen in love with New York over the past five years. The Team Boomer
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David Gray

I Run for My Family… My brother-in-law Nathan suffers from cystic fibrosis, an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and young adults in the United States (and 70,000 worldwide). In the 1950s, few children with cystic fibrosis lived to attend elementary school. Since that time, thanks to advances in research, significant progress
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Stephen Bell

                                                      What the Marathon Means to Me… Whenever I tell people that I run marathons they normally respond with one of three words: crazy, nuts, or insane.  It’s been nearly 11 months since I
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Natalie Wainwright

Mountain Momma Training I signed up with Team Boomer for the New York City Marathon in April and I started my training in May. It just so happens that in May I also moved from New York City back to my hometown – Bridgeport, West Virginia.  Yep, that’s right, I moved from the “big city lights” back to “small town
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Advice From Coach GP

Stay on Track – Team Boomer Training Suggestions from Coach GP can help keep your Team Boomer training on track. Life balance is key to his holistic view on training and living with purpose. Listen to your body. Coach GP runs to a planned schedule and encourages his athletes to do the same. His first priority is to listen to
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Kevin Dwyer

Having cystic fibrosis makes running difficult. So why do I do it? I started running as a personal challenge to run a marathon. Through the ups and downs of a grueling sixteen-week training schedule my reasons expanded. I run for a cure and to raise awareness. I run because it helps to keep my lungs clear. I run because I
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