Athletic Events

A Dream Come True at the London Marathon

Posted on 20 April 2005

Mike Monk, a first time marathon runner and 61 year old retiree, completed the London Marathon, on April 17, 2005. Firstly let me say the most difficult thing about the event is the training that goes on during the cold, wet, dark winter months! I was slightly fortunate in that I didn’t know I had […]

Marathon Countdown

Posted on 23 March 2005

At the age of 61, Mike Monk is not only getting ready to retire, he’s also training for his first marathon. One his long held dreams has been to participate in the London Marathon, one of the world’s largest running events. Now that dream is finally coming true, as he runs in support of one […]

Training for the London Marathon

Posted on 18 March 2005

Mike Monk is currently training for the London Marathon. Find out what it’s like for this retiree to train for his first marathon…

Caribbean Carnival Parade Raises Funds for School

Posted on 02 March 2005

The parents commission at our school started very early this year planning our fundraiser. As we live in an island in the Caribbean, we organized a Carnival event which was held on Saturday January 22, 2005. Our school is celebrating it’s 50th Anniversary so it was a good opportunity to do something great with the […]

AIDS Walk Raises $3 Million

Posted on 20 October 2004

Despite being held on a day marked by on-and-off rain showers, the 20th Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles this past Sunday raised about $3 million for HIV programs in Los Angeles County, the Los Angeles Times reports. More than 25,000 people attended the event. There are still many AIDS charity walks on schedule for the […]

Walk for Autism Research

Posted on 15 October 2004

I recently found out about a walk for Autism Research from Dan Reinhold of Work at Home Humor. This walk benefits the National Alliance for Autism Research and is currently held in many cities around the US. There will also be a walk in Toronto, Ontario next spring. Visit Walk Far for NAAR for more […]

Race for the Cure Results

Posted on 09 October 2004

Today was our Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Wichita Falls, Texas. It was an amazingly beautiful day this morning. Our event was held downtown and as we walked to the race site we ran into a wonderful lady from our church who’s going through treatments for breast cancer. It was good to […]