One race down and four more to go! I thank everyone again for their thoughts, prayers and support. God provided a wonderful day for racing and when it was all said and done I had a blast. It was not without its struggles and I hope to capture them in my next [...]
We’re one week out from my first My1.25 race and I wanted to take the opportunity with my first blog to talk about why. Why am I doing these 5 races, why 25:40, and why My1.25? It’s not a short story but I think it is an important [...]
Buck Gardenier wants to make a difference in the lives of children he’s never met, and he’s going to do it the hard way. He will participate in five endurance races over the next 13 months, running, swimming and biking more than 407 miles. And along the way, we will get to know the children [...]Continue Reading →
Today is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate women’s accomplishments and inspire change for greater equality in careers, education and sports. This is a big day in the United Kingdom and in the United States, where more than 650 public events are planned.
But in South Africa, where my heart is, [...]Continue Reading →
Craig Fraedrich and his jazz friends brought the house down Sunday night, celebrating Mardis Gras in true New Orleans style, with riffs, rhythm, laughter and a few tears, as part of a concert to benefit 25:40 at Abiding Presence Lutheran Church in Burke, VA. A compilation video can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lzn1M1TiMd4
Help us welcome spring with a full evening of fun New Orleans style — jambalaya, jazz, King Cake and more.
Eight of the top professional jazz musicians on the East Coast will perform a free Mardi Gras concert to benefit 25:40 on Sunday, Feb. 23 in Burke, VA. (Click the arrow button above to hear vocalist Christal [...]Continue Reading →