February 2020

4th Run – Official T-Shirt

Day 9 – Athlone to Drumod – 36 Miles

https://teespring.com/stores/2020-run-for-rare

For inquiries for the Official 4th Run For Rare T-Shirt. Ships to the USA and EU. This will be […]

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Day 9 – Athlone to Drumod

Day 9 – Athlone to Drumod – 36 Miles

12 x 12 x 12 = 36

Mentally, I had to break the day into 3 runs.

Ideal weather conditions. Not […]

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Day 8 – 1/4 of Run complete

Day 8 – Shannonbridge to Athlone – 19 Miles

1/4 done with Run. 153 miles down, 447 to go. 8 Days down, 24 to go. The final #Run4Rare. […]

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Day 8 – Bumbleance

If you would like to help me help the sick children of Ireland with special needs and rare diseases and more, visit https://www.bumbleance.com/donation.

Or (in Ireland), text STAR […]

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Day 8 – Shannonbridge to Athlone

19 Miles

Day 8 – Shannonbridge to Athlone – 19 Miles

I had to see to believe it. Sure enough, many Coghlan’s and Coughlan’s are buried in Temple Coghlan […]

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Day 7 – Birr to Shannonbridge

17 Miles

Day 7 – Birr to Shannonbridge – 17 Miles

A thousand variables enter your mind as your daily tasks of making it from point A to point […]

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Day 6 – Nenagh to Birr

Day 6 – Nenagh to Birr – 19 Miles

Today was a good day. Clear skies with minimal storms and rain. One of the first days the Sun […]

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Day 5 – Killaloe to Nenagh

13 miles

A short 13 mile day to Nenagh. Rain was a given this morning, but wind was low giving the best day yet.

I am layered up with […]

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Day 4 – Limerick to Killaloe

Day 4- 14 Miles

It’s not everyday I get to see a 13th century Castle at the start of my route. 810 year old castle founded in 1210. […]

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Day 3 – Mallow to Limerick

Day 3- Mallow to Limerick – 36 Miles

Another day of rain early.

An early 5AM start in Mallow. Always chasing sunset even before the sun rises. And just […]

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Day 2 – Blarney to Mallow

15 miles

Another stormy day with a few good breaks of sunshine. Seems Storm Dennis has blown over.

A late start from Blarney about 11AM to lessen about 8LBS […]

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Day 1 – Cobh – Blarney

Cobh-Cork-Blarney – 20 Miles

It was a very windy and wet and challenging day! Winter Storm Dennis arrived from the Atlantic. Strong gusts and pelting rain added to […]

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The 4th Run and Why

In October of 2010 I was 26 years old. The US economy was in free fall in the Great Recession fallout of 2008. The world was different […]

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January 2020

Test Blog 1/26

Photo uploads

Video upload via IPhone XS Max

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May 2015

Day 76- Dedicated to Carl Young, Tim and Paul Samaras

On May 31st, 2013, dedicated storms chasers and meteorologists Carl Young, Tim Samaras, and son Paul Samaras tragically lost their lives in El Reno, Oklahoma in the […]

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April 2015

Day 62- The American People and Rare Diseases- Arkansas

Day 62- 

This was never about running. It’s about the stories of everyday Americans battling Rare Diseases. A story about America and her great People. 
Having an amazing, unscripted […]

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Day 57- Little Rock- for Ofc. Jim Capoot #497 

Day 56- 

Starting very early tomorrow.

Day 57, will be a special day of the 2015 Run for Rare for me, a special family from my hometown of Vacaville, […]

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Day 39- For Kayla- PCDH19 Epilepsy 

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Day 38- For 10 year old Riley in TN 

*Filmed yesterday in Knoxville just prior to accident. Easter Sunday and today Day 38 for Riley.Day 38-Today is dedicated to 10 year-old brave young girl named Riley […]

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Day 38- In TN, OPEN ACT follow up. 

Day 38- Has been a pretty rough last week, getting back on track. Good progress, good spirits. Trekking along through TN toward Nashville slowly but surely. Just got off […]

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March 2015

Day 28- Seth Lane- SCID – #WearYellowForSeth

Day 28 – #WearYellowForSeth – http://www.ourlittlehero.wordpress.comDay 28 – #WearYellowForSeth – https://ourlittlehero.wordpress.com Today, I run for Seth Lane in England battling the very rare SCID- about 1 in a million. He was basically […]

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Day 27- Run for Rare Undiagnosed Network 

Day 27- Today, I run for R.U.N. = Rare  Undiagnosed Network and anyone who is battling a Rare unknown or undiagnosed disease or disorder. These patients and families […]

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Day 27- 100 Days Left 

Day 27- This all started as just an idea. The rarity and lack of awareness for two friends battling Batten Disease bothered me. No script, no blueprint, just a […]

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Day 25- Press Release- California Man is Inspiring a Nation

http://www.prlog.org/12438944-california-man-is-inspiring-nation-on-his-epic-3rd-run-across-the-continental-united-states.html  Noah Coughlan’s joint Press Conference with Congressional Leaders in D.C.PRLog (Press Release) – March 24, 2015 – LYNCHBURG, Va. — In just twenty-five days, 31-year-old Noah Coughlan has traveled on foot through 5 […]

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Day 25- Lynchburg 

Day 25- What a day….I’m beat. There it is, Lynchburg #Virginia Beautiful state. Church Street #Run4Rare         

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