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20 Feb
Linda

Happy Birthday to our National Ambassador, Nina!

Posted by Linda


We wish our National Ambassador Nina Centofanti a very happy birthday today! Eight years ago Nina was born too soon and needed significant medical treatments to survive. Watch the video above to hear her family’s emotional and inspiring story.

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Happy Birthday to our National Ambassador, Nina!

Comment by Sherteen Vasher — February 20, 2013 @ 4:50 pm

Our team member Rebecca L. gave us a 5k training schedule for beginners to start conditioning for our March for Babies:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Week 1
On run/walk days, walkers walk only. Runners run for 15 seconds/walk for 45 seconds.
Run/walk 30
minutes
Walk 30 minutes Run/walk 30
minutes
Walk 30 minutes Rest Run/walk 3 miles
(4.8 km)
Rest or walk
Week 2
On run/walk days, walkers walk only. Runners run for 15 seconds/walk for 45 seconds.
Run/walk 30
minutes
Walk 30 minutes Run/walk 30
minutes
Walk 30 minutes Rest Run/walk 3.5
miles (5.6 km)
Rest or walk
Week 3
On run/walk days, walkers walk only. Runners run for 20 seconds/walk for 40 seconds.
Run/walk 30
minutes
Walk 30 minutes Run/walk 30
minutes
Walk 30 minutes Rest Run/walk 2 miles
(3.2 km) with
Magic Mile*
Rest or walk
Week 4
On run/walk days, walkers walk only. Runners run for 20 seconds/walk for 40 seconds.
Run/walk 30
minutes
Walk 30 minutes Run/walk 30
minutes
Walk 30 minutes Rest Run/walk 4 miles
(6.4 km)
Rest or walk
Week 5
On run/walk days, walkers walk only. Runners run for 25 seconds/walk for 35 seconds.
Run/walk 30
minutes
Walk 30 minutes Run/walk 30
minutes
Walk 30 minutes Rest Run/walk 2 miles
(3.2 km) with
Magic Mile*
Rest or walk
Week 6
On run/walk days, walkers walk only. Runners run for 25 seconds/walk for 35 seconds.
Run/walk 30
minutes
Walk 30 minutes Run/walk 30
minutes
Walk 30 minutes Rest Run/walk 4.5
miles (7.2 km)
Rest or walk
Week 7
On run/walk days, walkers walk only. Runners run for 30 seconds/walk for 30 seconds.
Run/walk 30
minutes
Walk 30 minutes Run/walk 30
minutes
Walk 30 minutes Rest 5K race day Rest or walk

Happy Birthday to our National Ambassador, Nina!

Comment by Marilyn Smeriglio — February 21, 2013 @ 2:40 pm

I watched your video and brought back memories and tears to my eyes…our daughter was born at 25 weeks; her weight was 1 lb 11 oz and now just like Nina…she’s an smart and healthy four year old. Happy birthday Nina!

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