Our Team Story
In October of 2018 I was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease and the neurologist told me to get my affairs in order. Instead, I decided to participate in The World’s Toughest Race, Eco Challenge Fiji with my son Travis and teammates (currently available to watch on Amazon Prime).
This is what I want to continue to do with my life despite my diagnosis: to participate fully, push myself, and to make others aware that life is good and above all else, Don’t Quit. I want to encourage my Alzheimer’s brothers and sisters to continue on and do whatever is important to you and do the best you can. Thank your caregivers, enjoy your family and friends, and let them know how much you love them.
For me, that means continuing to run and bike everyday as I have been an ultra endurance athlete most of my adult life, but each person just has to continue to do what is important to them.
I’m excited to be part of Team Macy Endure to raise funds for The Longest Day and support Alzheimer’s research because one day we will conquer this disease. Join our team and help us Journey Across America! Collectively we can do this! Track your distance walking/hiking/running/biking(including stationary bike) and/or skiing on Strava or another tracking app and together we will reach our goal of 3063.2 miles (on a virtual trip from San Francisco to NY following our friend and ultrarunning legend Marshall Ulrich’s Run Across America in 52 days) and more importantly help fund research to fight Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Join Team Macy Endure and find lots more information about this journey.
Distance documented from Jan. 1, 2021 - June 20, 2021 (The Longest Day) counts. And stay tuned for our 16 hour relay event to take place on June 20!
Join our Strava Club https://www.strava.com/clubs/teammacyendure to track your miles. Suggested but not required donation of $25. Thank you for helping us fight Alzheimer’s disease.
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