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Cancer’s Got To Go

By Guest Blogger: Jess Hall This week, I lost my best friend to cancer. I read that sentence and I still can’t believe it’s true. She was diagnosed with leukemia at the end of April when she went to the doctor about a cough. It’s less than five months later and she’s...

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Running Through My Mind

By Guest Blogger and Dream Team Member: Crystal Squires I think one of the things that made me fall in love with running was its ability to silence all of those personal stresses, worries and insecurities that are normally flowing through my brain in repeat mode on a...

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The House That IB Built

By: Erin Santos/ “Isabella’s mommy” When I look back at who we were in 2012, everything made sense to me. It seemed that every person involved with the Foundation knew us personally or had followed our story in some way. Nothing needed an explanation...

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Team Work Makes The Dream Work

By Guest Blogger: Julie Smith Training with this team has been such a blessing in my life. I’ve created some amazing friendships and I’m thankful for this dream team. As I like to say (and so does Coach,) “Team work makes the dream work.”...

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Do it Again

By Guest Blogger: Jessica Hall Do it again. This is a phrase getting me through some of the tougher training moments lately. With our half marathon less than three months away, we are far past what I have ever done before as a runner. Each day I have to choose to...

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Beat Grow Live- Marathon Style

By Guest Blogger: Juliane Kilcoyne Isabella’s wish was to BEAT Cancer, GROW Hair and LIVE my Dream – for any supporter of ISF, these words are never far from our hearts. As a Dream Team Member in the middle of marathon training, these words hold additional...

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The Faces of ISF…Meet Colleen Hinsberg

Names/ages of children: Julia (13) Meghan (10) Brittany (26) Years married and to whom:  Tom Hinsberg (20 years) Years in Charlotte:  16 Neighborhood: Tega Cay, SC Hometown: Sarasota, FL College Alumni: Florida State University Occupation: Director of Sales- Contour...

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… Because You Run.

In December 2009, I ran my first marathon.  Earlier that year I had taken a trip to Memphis with my husband to take a tour of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, as his company had just signed on to become a corporate sponsor.  I had been running for about a year...

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