“Power of Running for Good” initiative to benefit RACIN!
Through the end of September, Fleet Feet Sports Buffalo, a local running footwear and apparel store, is selling special products each weekend with a portion of sales to benefit Buffalo RACIN! The remaining sales/items are featured below. Be sure to stop in – 2290 Delaware Ave – on the corresponding weekends and purchase the featured items. You’ll […]
RACIN! wins Fleet Feet fundraising contest
Portion of Aug. and Sept. sales to benefit organization Fleet Feet Sports Buffalo, a local running footwear and apparel store, announced that Buffalo RACIN! has won its “Power of Running for Good” initiative. RACIN! beat out 120 other local charities, as voted upon by the public. As the winner, Fleet Feet Sports Buffalo, 2290 Delaware Ave, will now […]
Thank you St. John Vianney
St. John Vianney 5K goes the extra mile for RACIN! The RACIN! organization continues to enjoy great success thanks to the generosity of so many, but one upcoming race has gone above and beyond to provide an enjoyable experience for so many. Through an incredible act of generosity, the St. John Vianney 5K […]
Smiles from ear to ear
Smiles from ear to ear To get the best indication of how much one of our racers enjoyed competing in a local 5K, look no further than their smile. “From ear to ear,” said Diane Warner, as she described her son Matt’s joyful expression. “He had a ball!” Matt, 21, raced twice […]
A year in review; new goals on the horizon
The first year of existence for RACIN! was truly a rewarding one. With a number of volunteers, donors and of course – our excited and motivated riders – 2014 made for a successful start to RACIN! Now that we’re mid-winter, plans are well underway to build upon the success of our inaugural year. More and more people […]
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Hometown: Buffalo, NY Disability: Cerebral Palsy Hobbies: Honorary member of Union Fire Co in West Seneca and an assistant trustee, loves going to Bruce Springsteen concerts (6 and counting), a fan of the Buffalo Sabres. Why Do you want to be in a 5-K race? Mom and Dad both participate in races so often Matt […]
Gwen M. Squire
Hometown: Blasdell, NY Disability: Spina Bifida Hobbies: Jigsaw puzzles, reading, advocating for others who don’t know how to or can’t do it themselves. Why Do you want to be in a 5-K race? I like feeling as if I am included and not excluded, because of my disability! How did you feel about your first […]
Hometown: North Collins New York Why do you want to be in a 5k race? I volunteer because it’s fun and it get’s me out of the house. I like the people at RACIN’. They’re nice people and they treat me like family How did you feel after your 1st race? After volunteering my first […]
Hometown: Buffalo New York Disability: Cerebral Palsy Hobbies: I enjoy watching Boston Red Sox baseball, NASCAR. Sometimes I consider advocating a hobby, if it’s outside of work and I’m not getting paid. Why do you want to be in a 5k race? The reason why I wanted to be in 5k races was a simple one […]