2014 April

Bookkeeper mom on pace to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks

Source:Toronto Star, thestar.com She sounds grounded, intelligent and articulate over the phone, this 9-to-5, 42-year-old bookkeeper.Especially for a mother of two who bills herself as the “Marathon Goddess.” Especially for someone who is attempting to run 52 of those punishing races in as many weeks.But Californian Julie Weiss — whose Quixotic quest will bring her here this fall for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon — can tap a spiritual force to power her weekend runs.
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July 2012 “Face of Hawaiian Energy Shotz”

Source:Hawaiian Energy Sports Julie is a runner with a mission – running 52 marathons in 52 weeks, in honor of her father Maurice and all the cancer warriors affected by pancreatic cancer. Through her love of running, love of life and love for her father she plans to raise hope, money and awareness to the world for those who have been affected by pancreatic cancer.
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Marathon Goddess Plans To Run 52 Marathons in 49 Weeks

Source:Northland’s News Center “I just know that I’m doing what I was put on this earth to do,” Julie Weiss said.Julie Weiss lost her father to pancreatic cancer in Nov. of 2010 and found her calling.”I didn’t realized how under -funded it was, and what a deadly disease it was,” Weiss said. “I thought, I’m going to do something big and make a difference. Volunteers from “Team Hope” a Pancreatic Cancer Action Network greeted Julie and her husband as they arrived at the Duluth International Airport. Read more..

‘Marathon Goddess’ to make stop in Olathe this September

Source:NBC News Some people run marathons to raise money for charity.One woman is running 52 of them to raise money for cancer research.Julie Weiss is a runner, with dozens of marathons and half-marathons from around the globe under her belt. This September, Weiss will be in Olathe for the Patriots’ Run. But no race has been more important than what’s ahead. “My goal is a million dollars. Can it happen? It can definitely happen. I totally got this.” Weiss said. Read more..

‘Marathon Goddess’ running 52 marathons in 52 weeks

Source:NECN A Santa Monica, Calif. woman who lost her dad to cancer says she will stop at nothing to raise money for research so other families won’t have to endure what she’s endured. Julie Weiss is on a mission to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks. “My body’s getting used to this. I’m changing my diet, becoming more healthy and learning to run more efficiently,” Weiss said. Read More..
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