Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorships allow us to keep the participation costs down (and reduce them!), support our Scholarship Fund, and allow us to give perks to our members. We currently work with over 150 children in Miami Dade County and are constantly expanding. The I’mPossible Run Club has a lot of experience working with brands in creating packages that make sense for your …

We’re Hiring

We are looking for two part time Assistant Coaches in the Miami Area.   Job Summary Position is responsible for assisting the head coach with organizing and implementing the I’mPossible Run Club and it’s curriculum at the assigned schools. Position assists with supervising children, conducting practices, motivating students, and instructing student athletes in strategies and techniques.   Essential Duties Assists …

How YOU Can Help The Camillus House Run Team

First and foremost, thank you for being here. This post explains how you can help the Camillus House Children’s Run Team. Please feel free to email me at anytime at triathlonmami@icloud.com. A short refresher: Camillus House is one of the largest agencies in Miami-Dade working with persons who are homeless. In addition to food, overnight shelter, medical care, showers and other emergency services, Camillus …

How Running Bridged Opposite Worlds

I may have a hard time with my run, but there’s just something about it that makes it a perfect sport to break barriers. As I wrote here, the Camillus House Children’s Run Team was composed of 30 kids from opposite sides of the tracks. Fourteen children lived at Camillus’ Mother Seton Village – a transitional housing facility for homeless …

Final Race Day: The Camillus House Children’s Run Team

Miami has the stereotype of a shallow party city, full of beautiful people in scant clothing. But it turns out that Miami is also a generous and warm fitness community that shined with the Camillus House Children’s Run Team. The program consisted on pairing formerly homeless children living at Camillus House’s Mother Seton Village, a transitional housing facility, with counterparts from affluent …

Believe And Achieve: A Lesson From Peter

Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you are right.  – Henry Ford I use this phrase all the time, ALL the time. But it was ten year old Peter who showed me how to live it. I began an after school Run Club at my children’s elementary school. It’s a small institution and we do not …

To Empower Is To Help Only When Needed

When I saw Samantha’s registration for another session of our Run Club, I was surprised.  “Why on Earth would she come back if she hated it so much?” I thought.  Then I realized her parents probably are making her do it again. Samantha is as astute as she is beautiful.  She is a gravitational force that pulls everything around her …

When Children Set Their Own Goals

Part of the I’Mpossible Run Club involves teaching children to set realistic goals.  Though everyone was timed for a mile run at the beginning of the session, many did not want to make their goal to run it faster.  We wanted the goal to be very personal so it could be a mile for time, or to run a half …