Showing posts from March, 2012

14 Year Old Dillon Hicks PRs in his FIRST 5K

14 Year Old Dillon Hicks is our March 2012 Boundary Breaker. Despite Dillon's numerous disabilities, he is a young man FULL of energy. He loves the outdoors & especially loves going for a "run"with either his Hannah or Stacy; his parents. When out with them, he feels as if his limitations have been lifted & is without boundaries. The first photo is Dillon with his dad; Stacy; in an OLD chair. The other one are his new "wheels".
Know No Boundaries was able to work with Adaptive Star to get Dillon a new chair, one in which he could not only be comfortable in for some time, but to be out with is family to participate in the numerous runs in which they do. March 17th was the 30th Saint Patrick's Day 5K held in front of Runner's World Tulsa and Dillon Hicks showed off his new found freedom. If you were not there, you missed out on quite an event. Know No Boundaries was be there in full force to be with the Hicks family in support of this big step for Dillo…

Two Down & ??? To Go (Post Oak Challenge Summary)

The first (2) major broken boundaries for 2012 are now in the history books. The 2012 Post Oak Challenge is done - 50K on February 25th & a marathon on February 26th. The weather could not have been better for running & most of the races were full.

(The only real problem was that the poor road took out the radiator of my car - - but that is a different story.)

Before our early start, a few of the Marathon Maniacs posed for a pre-race party pic; yours truly (in green tights) John, Wilma, Lyle & company all in smiles.

After a very short jaunt on the road, we turned off onto some beautiful trails. What started off in a rough pack, soon strung out into more of a single file as we wove (or is it weaved?) through sticks & stones, twigs, branches, roots & rocks. We soon were out into the open country.

The aid stations were AWESOME as were all of the volunteers. They really make it possible for many of us to make it through these events. Ken Childress & company reall…