I'm running the Newport 10Miler for my dad. He is a recovering alcoholic, but his addiction has moved to pain meds these past few years.
Our relationship has had its ups and downs, but I'll never give up on him. I've struggled with how to help him and what to do...that is why I'm running for Herren Project. I'm running because I want my daughters to know their grandfather and I am missing my dad. I want to help other families that are struggling as well.
*My dad passed away 6 weeks after I registered for this race. I'm even more determined to raise money for this organization. I know he would be proud and I know he'll be with me every step of the way on Sunday.
HERREN PROJECT wrote:Herren Project is a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation established in 2011 by former NBA basketball player Chris Herren. Together we recover...as we support, inspire & empower those affected by substance use disorder. www,herrenproject.org