Navigation Links
GECKO Founder to Race 135 Miles Across Death Valley in the Badwater Ultramarathon to Raise Funds and Awareness for New Nonprofit Dedicated to Helping Kids Get Outdoors
Date:6/9/2009

PAGOSA SPRINGS, Colo., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 13, 2009, founder of GECKO and ultra runner, Morgan Murri, will run the Badwater Ultramarathon across Death Valley to raise awareness and funds for his non-profit organization, GECKO, whose outdoor scholarships are intended to get kids "unplugged, off the couch and outside." As one of just 89 participants invited, Murri will take on Badwater and test his physical limits for a greater good.

GECKO, Giving Every Child Knowledge of the Outdoors, was inspired by the transformation that founder, Morgan Murri witnessed in his daughter following her participation in the National Outdoor Leadership School. "I run for something bigger than myself, GECKO is the purpose behind why I run now," says Murri.

Murri sought an opportunity to give back to today's youth. "The profound, positive impact the outdoors has played in our lives is an opportunity many kids are missing today. Our mission at GECKO is to connect children to the outdoors. I pit myself against incredible challenges to show kids that if you believe in yourself anything is possible," explains Murri.

Money raised through Murri's participation in this epic run will fund GECKO scholarships. The funds raised at this year's Badwater race will go to sponsor children at the Wild Pagosa Outdoor Education Program. For $135 ($1 per mile), a child can connect with nature for an entire week and develop an appreciation for the natural world. You can find out how you can donate here.

Recognized globally as "the world's toughest foot race," the Badwater Ultramarathon is a legendary event that pits the world's toughest athletes -- runners, triathletes, adventure racers, and mountaineers -- against one another and the elements. Covering 135 miles from
'/>"/>

SOURCE GECKO
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. GeckoSystems Reveals Eldercare Capable Personal Robot Sales Forecasts
2. Spiders, frogs and gecko among exciting discoveries found in Papua New Guinea
3. Geckos Stickiness Inspires New Surgical Bandage
4. Principle Pharmacy Group, Inc. Announces Founders Retirement, New CEO, Officers and Appointments to Its Board of Directors
5. Network Merchants, Inc (NMI) Founders Donate $50,000 to Schaumburgs Childrens Home & Aid
6. Founder of Snoring Isn't Sexy, LLC Urges All Dentists to Screen Their Patients for Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
7. Kay Renz PR to Workout Publicity Routine for Adriana Martin, Founder of Fit Mom For Life
8. Plane Crash Claims Arcadians Chairman and Founder, John H. Austin M.D.
9. WeissComm Group Acquires Common Sense Media Group, Appoints Founder Bob Pearson Chief Technology and Media Officer to Help Clients Evaluate and Optimize Social Media
10. Agios Pharmaceuticals founders author Science review on cancer metabolism
11. InfoGroup Founder and Board Member Criticizes Adoption of Poison Pill
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014) If you have asthma, you may have an ... you recognize and respond to changes and understand when symptoms ... the green zone, you,re doing well, yellow means your asthma ... require urgent care. New guidelines are now available to help ... into green and away from the red zone. , "Management ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 31, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula’s newest winery, ... 2014 at 7788 East Horn Road in Lake Leelanau. Joining ... , Aurora Cellars is the 25th winery along the trail. ... popular wine tour events, making its trail event debut during ... , Owners David and Faye Mathia opened the boutique ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... personal trainer Tyler Bramlett and physical therapist expert Dr. James ... to shrink waistlines, fix back pain, relieve digestive issues, tone ... abs through a specific sequence of core exercises used to ... , After a quick 0-6 Pack Abs ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... hospitals in the U.S. including Florida Hospital Tampa, ... Acute Care, Florida Hospital North Pinellas, Florida Hospital ... Medical Center Sebring, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center ... & Health Networks list of Most Wired Hospitals ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Cosmetic Town has introduced a secure verification ... will be able to verify their patients before the ... guarantees their authenticity. This will help prospective patients ... information that has been verified to come from a ... Town to filter out fake patients who leave fraudulent ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Aurora Cellars Joins the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail 2Health News:Zero To Six Pack Abs System Review Exposes Tyler Bramlett And Dr. James Veghers’ New Ab Training Program 2Health News:Zero To Six Pack Abs System Review Exposes Tyler Bramlett And Dr. James Veghers’ New Ab Training Program 3Health News:Florida Hospital West Florida Region is Among the Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems in the United States 2Health News:Cosmetic Town Improves Patient Experience Through Secure Verification of Patients and Doctors 2
... UPMC Health Plan announced it has,expanded both its ... its UPMC for Life Specialty Plan into Cameron, ... also announced the,expansion of its Medicare PPO (Preferred ... our footprint in Western Pennsylvania helps us continue ...
... poor physical function, , , TUESDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- If ... have a greater risk of declining physical function as you age, ... researchers report that people with the lowest blood levels of vitamin ... physical function when compared to people with the highest levels of ...
... STERIS Corporation,(NYSE: STE ) today announced that ... in the amount of $0.06 per common share. The,dividend ... at the close,of business on February 12, 2008., ... to provide a healthier today and,safer tomorrow through knowledgeable ...
... International effort should spot genes that help cause disease, ... The genomes of 1,000 people worldwide will be ... and medically relevant look at human genetic variation ever ... researchers on Tuesday, the 1000 Genomes Project will receive ...
... from the Monell Center and Tokyo University of Agriculture ... compounds from common foods that activate human bitter taste ... Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, provide a practical means ... in particular. , Identification of bitter taste ...
... nanotechnology, scientists from UCLA and Northwestern University have ... that is invisible to the immune system, a ... treatments for cancer and other diseases. , The ... ACS Nano, provides an example of the enormous ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:UPMC Health Plan Expands Medicare and Special Needs Plan Into Additional Western Pennsylvania Counties 2Health News:Lack of Vitamin E Linked to Physical Decline 2Health News:Lack of Vitamin E Linked to Physical Decline 3Health News:STERIS Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend 2Health News:STERIS Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend 3Health News:Project Will Map Genomes of 1,000 People Worldwide 2Health News:Food peptides activate bitter taste receptors 2Health News:Scientists use nanomaterials to localize and control drug delivery 2Health News:Scientists use nanomaterials to localize and control drug delivery 3
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014  Decision Resources Group,s ... about by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ... of pharmaceutical therapies. The ACA altered how ... new regulations and expanded access via government-supported ... health exchanges—state-based marketplaces set up by states ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014  A substantial share of pharmacy and ... therapies are included in formularies—say patient support resources ... new Manhattan Research study, Taking the Pulse® ... that P&T committee members in hospitals, managed care ... set a high bar for these programs, requiring ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... -- Lazarus Effect, a medical device company focused on ... of blood clots, announced the closing of a $5 ... commercialization of several approved Lazarus Effect devices, as well ... Cover™ in the United States . ... value of our novel, platform technology as well as ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Health Exchanges Drive Change In MCO Strategies And Physician Prescribing Decisions; Impact On Pharma Mixed 2Health Exchanges Drive Change In MCO Strategies And Physician Prescribing Decisions; Impact On Pharma Mixed 3Health Exchanges Drive Change In MCO Strategies And Physician Prescribing Decisions; Impact On Pharma Mixed 4Formulary Decision Makers Say Pharma-Provided Patient Support Solutions Influence Formulary Placement 2Formulary Decision Makers Say Pharma-Provided Patient Support Solutions Influence Formulary Placement 3Lazarus Effect Closes $5 Million Financing 2
... FRISCO, Texas, March 15, 2012  OxySure® Systems, Inc. ... easy-to-use emergency oxygen solutions with its "oxygen from ... into a Supplier Agreement ("Agreement") with W.W. Grainger, ... (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120315/DA71084LOGO ) In ...
... According to a national survey of independent pharmacists, ... drugstores and consumers who changed pharmacies. Independent pharmacists say ... ease, and still have many choices despite the absence ... This survey reveals significant upsides to preferred pharmacy ...
Cached Medicine Technology:OxySure Systems Announces Supplier Agreement With Grainger 2OxySure Systems Announces Supplier Agreement With Grainger 3New Survey: Walgreens' Customers Flock to Independent Pharmacies 2
... INVACARE CHECK 02 PLUS CONCENTRATOR ANALYZER ... reports all the operating parameters necessary for ... O2 Plus ™, an efficient and cost-effective ... checks oxygen concentration (%), flow rate (L-min), ...
... the new Platinum 10 concentrator. The Platinum ... advantage you have come to expect from ... an attractive alternative to liquid systems. The ... 10 LPM for high flow patients, and ...
... QuietLife 5 Oxygen Concentrator is a low ... continuous flow oxygen for prescriptions up to ... the quietest running concentrator at <40 dBA, ... or caregivers. Concentrators are also an economical ...
... AirSep's LifeStyle Portable Oxygen Concentrator is ... At less than 10 lbs (4.5 kg), ... traveling, working, and highly active oxygen patient., ... and combining the technologies of both an ...
Medicine Products: