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CFF XTreme Hike/Dolan Half-Marathon Thank You

Let’s wrap this up. The 2013 Xtreme Hike and the Dolan/Steffen Half Marathon Collaboration have successfully concluded!!

One week ago today I was embroiled in the 21 mile Xtreme Hike that you are all familiar with. It was pretty awesome and I’m going to make it an annual thing. There were 19 of us in total and the whole group raised over $75,000 for CFF, making it quite successful. It took about eight hours to finish. It was hard, but it wasn’t anywhere close to a superhuman effort by yours truly. Continue reading

Dolan/Steffen Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser 2013

Folks, please stick with me for a few moments. Our niece and Goddaughter Maddie Steffen (my brother Jim’s daughter) was born in October of 2012 with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). CF is a devastating genetic disorder that affects the lungs and digestive system in about 30,000 kids and adults. The life expectancy for CF kids has increased from living to their teens to now being able to live into their 30’s, 40’s and hopefully beyond. Gail and I are committed and determined to help the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) find a cure so Maddie can live a full and complete life!! Continue reading