As our Team United Way runners continue to train for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, we’re sharing their stories with all of you – their supporters! Next in our blog series is John Griffin, United Way’s YLS Executive Chair. Read on to find out why John decided to run for the United Way.
Where is your favorite place to run/train?
– My new favorite spot is the Green Bay Trail in Evanston near where I currently live.
How do you stay motivated while you run?
– Listening to great music on my shuffle iPod is how I make through the long runs.
Why did you decide to run for Team United Way?
– I decided to run for Team United Way to connect personal passions (running) with the needs of the overall community. It’s a win win!