Archive for the ‘Volunteering & Giving Back’ Category

Pain in the neck.

It’s Sera here, checking in again on NYC marathon training for Runaway Bridesmaids as promised.  I’m not so sure I’m on que for my “weekly” check in, I might be late, but I’m here and making the time to connect with you – and really, connect back with me and...
September 15th, 2012 | Runaway Bridesmaids | Read More

Host a Runaway Bridesmaids Happy Hour

Even if you can’t make it to the race in New York, you can still join our team and collect pledges via Crowdrise.com to be eligible for the grand prize trip to Machu Picchu in Peru! The Lost Girls will give you the tools you need to plan your own Runaway Bridesmaids fundraising happy hour in your...
June 23rd, 2012 | Parties, Festivals & Events, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Sera Snyder

Lost Girl of the Week: Sera Snyder
Sera Snyder left her safe, secure job as a financial analyst, and followed her dream of working for a non-profit after being diagnosed with a Desoid tumor at just 26 years old. She’s now the Executive Director for Back on My Feet‘s Philadelphia and Baltimore chapters, which helps homeless...
October 12th, 2011 | Lost Girl of the Week, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

The Lost Girls Races: Mission Accomplished

The Lost Girls Races: Mission Accomplished
By Holly C. Corbett, LG Executive Editor Running has always been a solitary activity for me: A time to let my mind wander while moving my body. But running became a team effort when the first-ever Lost Girls Races happened last month with the Seneca 7. Seven off us handed off (well, slapped on) the bracelet...
May 31st, 2011 | Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

The Lost Girls Races: Tough Mudder Race Day

The Lost Girls Races: Tough Mudder Race Day
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor We came, we mudded, we conquered.  The Lost Girls Race at the Tough Mudder, Mount Snow, Vermont happened on Saturday, May 7.  Our team of five Lost Girls bravely faced the 10-mile mountain course.  Along the way we encountered 28 obstacles while trekking...
May 10th, 2011 | Extras, Fitness & Workouts, Vermont, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Training for The Lost Girls Races: Running the Seneca 7

Training for The Lost Girls Races: Running the Seneca 7
By Holly C. Corbett, LG Executive Editor In less than three days, our team will be running the very first Lost Girls Races, the Seneca 7. What would possess us to run 77.7 miles around Seneca Lake in upstate New York smack in the middle of thunderstorm season? Maybe we needed some extra motivation to...
April 27th, 2011 | Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

The Lost Girls Races: The Latest on the Seneca 7

The Lost Girls Races: The Latest on the Seneca 7
By Holly C. Corbett, LG Executive Editor The Lost Girls Races Myself and six other runners are gearing up to do the Seneca 7, a  77.7 mile relay race in the Finger Lakes, next month. Fellow Lost Girl Nancy is also running the Tough Mudder in Vermont the weekend after. We’re doing it to challenge...
March 28th, 2011 | Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

The Lost Girls Races: Tough Mudder Training

The Lost Girls Races:  Tough Mudder Training
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor I knew that training for the Tough Mudder race would be different from any kind of training I’d done before. What I’ve found that helps when it comes to doing any type of exercise:  figure out what appeals to you. To keep my enthusiasm up and keep me coming...
March 15th, 2011 | Fitness & Workouts, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

The Lost Girls Races: The Seneca 7

The Lost Girls Races: The Seneca 7
By Holly C. Corbett LG Executive Editor How it all began… Travel can transform us—especially when we step outside of our comfort zone. My fellow Lost Girls (Jen and Amanda) and I volunteered in Kenya through a program called Village Volunteers during our yearlong, round-the-world trip. It was...
March 7th, 2011 | Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Philosophy, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Get in Shape for a Cause: The Lost Girls Races

Get in Shape for a Cause: The Lost Girls Races
By Kelly Cavanaugh, Marketing and Fundraising Intern Do you need extra motivation to reach a fitness goal? Do you want to make a difference but don’t know where to start? Now you can get in shape while giving back! Read, set, let the Lost Girls Races begin! We are very excited to announce that...
March 3rd, 2011 | Fitness & Workouts, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More