A unique, dramatic & inspiring opportunity to reach millions
70M+ dreaming about bucket list escapes from the everyday
30M+ in US with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes
60M+healthy lifestyle enthusiasts
An inspiring everyman story
Told to avoid exercise at age 10, this 59-year old underdog overcomes Type 1 diabetes-related obstacles
An ordinary guy whose persistence in the face of adversity has led to accomplishments few have even tried, inspiring others to say "If he can, I can."
2020-2021: First person to run from Disneyland to Disneyworld
2019: Set fastest-known-time (FKT) across Texas -- 850 miles
2018: First solo finisher of 339-mile Relay Iowa course
2017: First diabetic finisher and only 3rd solo finisher ever of 223-mile Capital-to-Coast run
Tens of millions of Type 1 & Type 2 diabetics afraid to exercise because of low or high blood sugars
60M healthy lifestyle enthusiasts who love everyday heroes
70M people chasing bucket list dreams of their own
Growing media coverage. Thousands of social media fans. Strong non-profit connections.
Covered by US News & World Report, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Dallas Morning News, the Miami Herald (English and Spanish editions), Kansas City Star, Jackson Clarion-Ledger, Hamilton (Ontario) Spectator, Texas Runner and Triathlete Magazine, and American Diabetes Association Forecast (3.6M annual circulation & 160K monthly social pageviews)
Connected to the American Diabetes Association, JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), BeyondType1, TypeOneRun & tens of thousands in the online and offline diabetes community
Founder of Diabetes & Exercise Alliance, Diabetic Ultra-Endurance Athletes, and active in numerous Facebook groups including Trail and Ultra Running, Type 1 Diabetic Athletes, Type One Run and many others
JOINT COMMUNICATION ACTIVITIES
A great way for like-minded businesses, non-profits, advocacy and public service initiatives to lift up ordinary people through empowering, inspiring stories.
Let's work together to communicate through our respective social media, email and in-person channels about the T1Determined runs and how your organization celebrates people determined to overcome adversity, supports people with Type 1, and helps them connect with the active T1D community to chase their dreams.
If your focus is a research project, film/photography project or similar initiative focused on these audiences, reach out and we're happy to help.
CASH OR IN-KIND CONTRIBUTIONS
Cash or in-kind contributions that showcase gear, supplies, and services that make big dreams possible
Food, hydration and other replenishable supplies
Running shoes & related gear
Vehicle & runner safety equipment
Sports performance & recovery
First aid & medical resources
SPONSORED AD PLACEMENTS
Sponsored ad placement in print/online "T1/T2 Play Outside Guide" to be distributed at no charge to the offices of 6500 adult & pediatric endocrinologists and 20,000 certified diabetes educators and their patients
Created BY people with diabetes FOR people with diabetes
Real-life success stories of diabetic fitness and athletic accomplishment, from 5Ks to summiting Mount Everest
Bridges the "last mile" between the doctor's instruction to exercise and the practical realities & risks of exercise & diabetes
Vetted by editorial board of licensed health professionals