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10 Lessons from 10 Years of Give Running

Greg Woodburn | Posted 01.02.2017 | Impact
Greg Woodburn

As a lifelong runner, I have a special friendship with time. This holiday season marked the 10th anniversary of the first shoe drive I held that even...

A Long-Overdue Thanks

Greg Woodburn | Posted 04.06.2013 | Impact
Greg Woodburn

The course of our life has the potential to fundamentally alter the course of other people's lives. Liz Williams changed mine. While I can never thank her adequately for the gift of opening my life to the world, I still have to try. And it starts with the simple yet significant act of giving thanks.

The Best in Its Own Way

Greg Woodburn | Posted 03.25.2013 | Impact
Greg Woodburn

Like each process through which I find great fulfillment, social entrepreneurship is my way of following in my grandfather's footsteps of empowerment and healing.

Friends New and Old

Greg Woodburn | Posted 01.07.2013 | Impact
Greg Woodburn

Writing about the small, vest-clad stuffed animal Coach Wooden called the Self-Esteem Ape brought back many wonderful memories, but little did I know how many new ones it would create as well.

The Self-Esteem Wizard

Greg Woodburn | Posted 12.16.2012 | Impact
Greg Woodburn

You see, Coach Wooden taught me that being a true leader is not about accolades or awards, but rather is manifested through our eagerness to help others -- and boost their self-esteem when they are feeling low.

Together We All Win

Greg Woodburn | Posted 11.26.2012 | Impact
Greg Woodburn

What could be more meaningful to run towards -- to run for -- than joining together in victory? Give your best when you compete, but remember that together we all win. That's courage.

Back to School

Greg Woodburn | Posted 11.04.2012 | Impact
Greg Woodburn

I am leading my non-profit organization Give Running full-time. Like the first day of school, it is intimidating but more so exhilarating.

'Give Running' Provides Shoes, Life Skills For Kids In Need

Greg Woodburn | Posted 08.21.2012 | Impact
Greg Woodburn

My journey in social entrepreneurship began not with a business plan, but rather when nothing went according to plan. I turned adversity into opportunity by creating Give Running, which teaches youth, through running, the skills that serve as a foundation for success in all aspects of life.