100 Miles for Mendiburu


100 Mile Run for Mendiburu Magic Foundation

Show your support for the Mendiburu Magic Foundation as I run 100 miles through Bakersfield, CA to raise awareness and funds for this awesome organization.

I am a local ultra runner who runs races anywhere from 50km to 100 miles. I ran my first 100 miler in 2011 in Arizona and I'm looking to do it again, but this time in my hometown and in support of the Mendiburu Magic Foundation.

Over a year ago, a former student of mine developed Guillain-Barre Syndrome. Guillain-Barre is a rare autoimmune disorder that damages the nerves, weakens muscles, and causes the body to shut down. The disorder made if difficult for her to perform basic everyday functions. She spent several months in the hospital recovering, but eventually gained strength to walk again and is now doing many things on her own. With financial and emotional support through Mendiburu Magic Foundation, the student and her family were able to overcome the many hardships during those difficult times. Through my 100 mile journey I hope to bring attention to the organization and to the support that they provide for our community's children and their families.

Lend your support by donating. You can also come out to cheer and/or run (any distance) through the streets of Bakersfield with me on Saturday, November 23rd. I will be updating my progress and location throughout the day. More details to follow.

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Mendiburu Magic Foundation (MMF) was founded in 2000, as a 501 c3 non-profit organization, in honor of Nancy Ann Mendiburu. MMF responds to the unmet needs of local children and their families that may be facing cancer and/or other catastrophic or life threatening illness.

In the year 2009 MMF was slightly restructured by Brian and Valerie Mendiburu, so as to more effectively accomplish these worthy tasks and continue turning ideas into action! The organization's leadership team is comprised of five Executive Trustees, a Governing Board of Directors, and Community Advisory Council chaired by Dr. Larry Reider.

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COME RUN WITH ME!

Time Slots:

SATURDAY, 11/23 AM:
Start (City in the Hills Park) @ 5:00am // Isaac Jaime

Mile 5 (East Lake Ming Lot) @ 6:10am // Isaac Jaime

Mile 10 (Hart Park Pond West Entrance) @ 7:20am //Michael Banducci

Mile 15 (China Grade/Darrel's Mini Storage) @8:30am //Michael Banducci

Mile 20 (Elm Street Bike Path Entrance)@ 9:40am //Natalie Jaime

Mile 25 (CSUB Bike Path Entrance) @ 10:50am //Natalie Jaime

Mile 30 (Med. Offices North of CSUB on Stockdale) @ 12:00 pm //Gregory & Breeann

Mile 35 (Yokuts Park) @ 1:10pm

Mile 40 (East River Walk Park) @ 2:20pm

Mile 45 (Coffee/Truxtun Ext.) @ 3:30pm

Mile 50 (Mohwak/Truxtun East Park) @ 4:40pm

Mile 55 (River Front Park) @ 5:50pm // Erielle Santos

Mile 60 (Truxtun Lake) @ 7:00pm

Mile 65 (West Side Truxtun Lake) @ 8:10pm

Mile 70 (River Front Park) @ 9:20pm // Epi Herrera

Mile 75 (Truxtun Park Across from AAA) @ 10:30pm // Epi Herrera

Mile 80 (West side of Bluffs) @ 11:00pm

SUNDAY, 11/24:
Mile 85 (Alfred Harrell/Shadow Hills Exit) @ 12:10am

Mile 90 (CALM) @ 1:20am //Pete Jr.

Mile 95 (Tuscany South Entrance) @ 2:30am //Pete Jr., Leslie Perez

Mile 100 (City in the Hills Park)@ 3:30am

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Pete Perez 
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Bakersfield, CA
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