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Give Running brings together and builds up young people through running and service to promote character traits and skills for success in life.
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More of the shoes ready to give to those in need thanks to our successful "Soleful Schools" drive with the UA Wildcats and local elementary schools.

More of the shoes ready to give to those in need thanks to our successful "Soleful Schools" drive with the UA Wildcats and local elementary schools.

Some of the shoes collected, cleaned, and ready to donate from our "Soleful Schools" initiative in Tuscon with the University of Arizona Athletic Department and area schools.

Some of the shoes collected, cleaned, and ready to donate from our "Soleful Schools" initiative in Tuscon with the University of Arizona Athletic Department and area schools.

My sister and I laughed; Wooden smiled. I have come to realize that what appeared to be a toy to others, Coach saw as a teaching tool. “This is The Self-Esteem Ape,” Wooden explained. “When our self-esteem is a little low, we all need to be picked up a little.” Today I barely remember the trophies Coach modestly kept hidden in a back-room study, but I do remember The Self-Esteem Ape.

My sister and I laughed; Wooden smiled. I have come to realize that what appeared to be a toy to others, Coach saw as a teaching tool. “This is The Self-Esteem Ape,” Wooden explained. “When our self-esteem is a little low, we all need to be picked up a little.” Today I barely remember the trophies Coach modestly kept hidden in a back-room study, but I do remember The Self-Esteem Ape.

When I was seven years old, I spent an afternoon visiting with legendary basketball coach John Wooden. My dad had forged a friendship with Wooden over the years, and one day he took my older sister and me on a special trip to meet Coach. Leading us inside his home, the first thing Wooden did was excuse himself to retrieve something from a shelf in the living room. He returned carrying a small, stuffed gorilla wearing a red vest that spoke when you squeezed it: “You’re a genius! Gooood…

When I was seven years old, I spent an afternoon visiting with legendary basketball coach John Wooden. My dad had forged a friendship with Wooden over the years, and one day he took my older sister and me on a special trip to meet Coach. Leading us inside his home, the first thing Wooden did was excuse himself to retrieve something from a shelf in the living room. He returned carrying a small, stuffed gorilla wearing a red vest that spoke when you squeezed it: “You’re a genius! Gooood…

Another hard worker.

Another hard worker.

Two dedicated runners at the Boys & Girls Club of Oxnard and Port Hueneme.

Two dedicated runners at the Boys & Girls Club of Oxnard and Port Hueneme.

Kids laughing and striding at the Boys & Girls Club of Oxnard and Port Hueneme.

Kids laughing and striding at the Boys & Girls Club of Oxnard and Port Hueneme.

Each pair of shoes connects multiple pairs of lives: the joy of running lasts long after the run.

Each pair of shoes connects multiple pairs of lives: the joy of running lasts long after the run.

Another reason we love iSA!

Another reason we love iSA!

Joining forces and bringing people together to create a sustainable impression on the world; sharing the goodness and fulfillment of our experiences through interactions and the programs; and growing individuals through environment, network, self awareness, and resources.

Joining forces and bringing people together to create a sustainable impression on the world; sharing the goodness and fulfillment of our experiences through interactions and the programs; and growing individuals through environment, network, self awareness, and resources.

Our partner NGO iStandAbove (iSA) provides the people of the world with the best tools and techniques to maximize the resources around them in order to live at their peak by creating a connected environment, a sharing network, a mindset of becoming more. The organization's three outstanding values are Leadership, Teamwork and Innovation.

Our partner NGO iStandAbove (iSA) provides the people of the world with the best tools and techniques to maximize the resources around them in order to live at their peak by creating a connected environment, a sharing network, a mindset of becoming more.

Give Running was a non-profit partner at Patagonia's Salmon Run 5k!

Give Running was a non-profit partner at Patagonia's Salmon Run 5k!

Local hero and distance runner Josh Spiker greatly supports Give Running by promoting a shoe donation site at his multi-sport store when Greg first began collecting used shoes. The support from Josh, Tri Running, and the Ventura County running community have helped transform Give Running from a one-time shoe collection drive into a year-round program.

Local hero and distance runner Josh Spiker greatly supports Give Running by promoting a shoe donation site at his multi-sport store when Greg first began collecting used shoes. The support from Josh, Tri Running, and the Ventura County running community have helped transform Give Running from a one-time shoe collection drive into a year-round program.

From the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship.

From the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship.

Coach John Wooden's Pyramid of Success with Inches and Miles!

The pyramid of success.it is a great tool for teaching valuable life lessons. Having it by your 100 Mile Club chart helps you discuss the valuable experiences your students are sharing.

Dig deep and look within.

Dig deep and look within.