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Emily Schaller – January Athlete of the Month

Why do you exercise? About 7 years ago I was sick of being sick so I decided to kick myself into gear. I started running and cycling and saw improvements in my health within just a couple of months. That made me want to do more so I started running longer, cycling more and adding in yoga and weights. Not
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Logan McGovern – December Athlete of the Month

I was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at Yale Children’s Hospital when I was three months old. I grew up in Darien and have played every sport you could name growing up including lacrosse, hockey, golf, tennis, baseball, basketball, squash, and paddle. My favorite sport is Lacrosse. I played this past spring on the Darien Youth Lacrosse 8th grade travel A
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Craig Fels

Read his full blog post here. “Why do I run:  Because I can.  Because I “retired” from soccer years ago, after a few minor surgeries and needed to find something that would not put me in the hospital again.  I always ran, but not like I do today.  Back then, I ran to train, today I run to stay healthy
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Blair and Bobby Plott

Read their full blog post here. “Thomas, our 6 year old was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when he was only 10 weeks old. From the moment he was diagnosed we vowed to do everything we could in order to find a cure for CF…even if it means getting out of our comfort zone and training for a marathon.”

Nathan Hatley

Read his full blog post here. “I have had cystic fibrosis my entire life. In spite of the doctors’ initial claim that I would not live past the age of 2, I am now approaching 22 and getting stronger every day. I am a big believer that exercise keeps me healthy and have been running since the 7th grade.”