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As a sponsor of the Real Medicine Foundation 2013 LA Marathon team, you will have the opportunity to join us through the events of this coming year as we promote our LA Marathon team.

SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS

Direct support of the health and well-being of some of the poorest communities in Los Angeles and around the world Media coverage and exposure of your organization to all race participants and viewers Image building opportunities Cross-promotion with other sponsors Employee motivation Tax deductibility of all donations with RMF’s 501©(3) designation Lots of fun and satisfaction!

Enclosed is information on sponsorship…

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A great article by Joe Roos at Asbarez.com about our Athletes for Real Medicine team training for LA Marathon and some of the team members connections to Armenia and our projects there.

Click on link below for the full article from Asbarez.com, a daily bilingual newspaper serving the Armenian-American community.

http://asbarez.com/101558/racing-for-real-medicine/

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Registration is Currently Closed

Sorry but registration is closed at this time. Check back soon for updates and thank you for your interest!

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PLEASE CONTACT FRED ASCHER FOR YOUR SPECIAL RMF MARATHON "INVITATION CODE" BEFORE REGISTERING TO RUN ON THE LA MARATHON WEBSITE. CONTACT INFO: Fred@realmedicinefoundation.org

2013 ASICS LA MARATHON

Who do you run for? Run for Real!

Please join Real Medicine by running the 2013 ASICS LA Marathon® and dedicating your miles to healthcare and humanitarian aid around the world. Become an Athlete for Real Medicine by running the ASICS LA Marathon®: Sunday March 17, 2013.

This year we are offering a full marathon and half-marathon relay option, so all you need is determination!

By getting…

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General Donation

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Mail your Donation

Donations can be mailed directly to us at:

Real Medicine Foundation

Attn: Athletes for Real Medicine

11700 National Blvd, #234

Los Angeles, CA 90064

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We are currently in the process of updating our Training Advice content.

Please check back soon!

For more information email Sandra.jersby@realmedicinefoundation.org

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We are proud to announce that Olympics runner Malachi Davis is providing our Athletes for Real Medicine with Sunday morning running classes with custom workout plans and a strength program designed to prepare each athlete for a better performance come race day.

Sponsored by Larabar and Clifbar our team learn our Athletes learn the proper running techniques for increased speed and injury prevention. Workouts are conducted at UCLA Drake Stadium and run 75 mins.

Please bring water and stretching mat with each practice.

Training will be every Sunday until the LA Marthon on March…

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Thanks to the success of our 2011 team, we have been invited back as an Official Charity of the 2012 LA Marathon. More than $22,000 was raised last year by the Athletes for Real Medicine team!

Above: Some of the Athletes for Real Medicine team after the 2011 LA Marathon

Registration begins on August 1st, 2011

2012 LA Marathon Details

Date: March 18, 2012. The theme is “I Run for Something” Location: Los Angeles, CA

Register for LA Marathon here: http://www.lamarathon.com/

Start your own Real Medicine Fundraising page…

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Real Medicine Foundation To Participate in LA Marathon For Second Year h5. Portion of Proceeds to Go Directly to Relief Efforts in Japan

Los Angeles, CA – March 18, 2011 – Real Medicine Foundation is proud to announce that for the second year, it will be an official charity of the LA Marathon this Sunday March 20th. Runners from across California have joined Athletes for Real Medicine raising $18,000 so far for the non-profit which provides humanitarian support to people living in disaster and poverty stricken areas.

Some of the funds raised will go directly to…

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We are proud to announce that Foxgives https://www.facebook.com/foxgives has agreed to sponsor our Athletes for Real Medicine team as a LA Marathon fundraising team!

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As part of our ongoing Passion and Purpose series of interviews, here we interview Krystjan Jensen, a member of the Athletes for Real Medicine team, and is one of the team running the upcoming LA Marathon for RMF.

Interview by Brandi Howell

Q: How/why did you initially get involved with Real Medicine Foundation?

A: Though I have been involved in healthcare for sometime, I hadn’t joined a humanitarian organization because I had not found a group with a human touch, as ironic as that may sound. Many had too high a percentage of administration…

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Get to know the Athletes for Real Medicine through the “Passion and Purpose” interview series. Leading up the the L.A. Marathon, we will be posting monthly interviews as well as additional Athletes for RMF updates here on the Real Medicine Foundation blog. So, stay tuned…

Interview with Athletes for Real Medicine team member Brandi Howell:

Q: How/why did you initially get involved with Real Medicine Foundation?

A: I attended a professional networking breakfast back in 2008 and was fatefully seated next to Real Med’s founder, Martina Fuchs. When it was her turn…

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At 8 am we set out on our 8 mile run under the clouds and drizzle.  We were all bundled up and ready for a damp and chilly journey.  Luckily, the wind was blowing in from the ocean, along which we ran parallel, so we didn’t have the added challenge of running into the resistant wind.  We kept the long run exciting by jumping over puddles and dodging muddy patches.

The ocean was choppy and uninviting, brown with runoff from the overflowing drainage canals.  By the time we got back to our starting point, our…

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Get to know the Athletes for Real Medicine through the “Passion and Purpose” interview series. Leading up the the L.A. Marathon, we will be posting monthly interviews as well as additional Athletes for RMF updates here on the Real Medicine Foundation blog. So, stay tuned…

Interview with Athletes for Real Medicine team member Emmanuel Urbano by fellow team member Brandi Howell:

Q: How/why did you initially get involved with Real Medicine Foundation?

A: I met Martina [founder of Real Medicine] in 2009 through a mentor program put on by my employer, Fox,…

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Team Athletes for Real Medicine completed its second training run of the season last Sunday, and we’ll be doing another one this coming Sunday, so join us!

Read on for more details about our last run…

Post-Run Recap

8 AM: Clad in our Athletes for Real Medicine training shirts, we met at Palisades Park in Santa Monica, CA.  It was stormy the night before, so we were all prepared for a cold and rainy morning run.  However, the skies were big and blue, the air fresh and chilled.  The winds had died down…

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Get to know the Athletes for Real Medicine through the "Passion and Purpose" interview series. Leading up the L.A. Marathon, we will be posting monthly interviews as well as additional Athletes for RMF updates here on the Real Medicine Foundation blog.   So, stay tuned…

Interview with Athletes for Real Medicine team member Lisa Suen by fellow team member Brandi Howell:

Q: How/why did you initially get involved with Real Medicine Foundation?

A:  At the beginning of 2010, I set a resolution to "do with a purpose", meaning that I wanted…

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LA Marathon 2011

Update

November 17, 2010 - United States

Thanks to the success of our 2010 team, we have been invited back as an Official Charity of the LA Marathon 2011.

$18,972 Raised by Athletes for Real Medicine so far for LA Marathon!

Athletes for Real Medicine Team sponsored by:

2011 LA Marathon Details

Los Angeles Marathon: Sunday, March 20th, 2011 Location: Los Angeles, CA

Register for LA Marathon here

Start your own Real Medicine Fundraising page here

Fundraising Goals and Incentives:

As an Athlete for Real Medicine you are making a…

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You only have one day left to enter the Honda LA Marathon in time to win a VIP race weekend experience, Lakers’ tickets and other prizes!

All Honda LA Marathon participants who have registered by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 17th will be entered into a sweepstakes to receive one of the following prizes:

VIP race weekend, including 2 nights at the Fairmont Miramar hotel (steps from the finish line!), Dinner for two at Hillstone, and a limo to the race start. Two field level seats, with parking, to any LA Dodgers regular season home game in…
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Athletes for Real Medicine Meet & Greet

L.A. Marathon Official Charity Team

When: Oct. 20th, 2010, 6:30 pm

Where: West 4th & Jane

Calling all Athletes for Real Medicine!

It’s time to party!

Kicking off the season, we’d like to invite you to our first Athletes for Real Medicine Meet and Greet.

As runners (and supporters) for the Athletes for Real…

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Join us for a happy hour benefiting the

Real Medicine Foundation

WHERE: GYENARI (www.gyenari.com), 9540 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA

RSVP: Evite.com

This event is FREE to attend and 20% of the funds spent this night will be donated by Gyenari to directly support RMF’s Los Angeles programs.

Are you a novice or veteran runner? Interested in running the LA Marathon next year? Or do you know someone who is? Please join us for a night of specially discounted Korean/American fusion cuisine and drinks, and learn how you…

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Just a reminder that registration for the 2011 Honda LA Marathon opens today, Thursday, July 15th at 8:00am.  Last year’s event sold out, so be sure to register early and secure your spot on the starting line at Dodger Stadium.

This year’s race will once again feature the Stadium to the Sea route that was a hit with participants.  Check the Marathon website for details about the event and we’ll keep you posted with new developments we’re working on for next year’s race.

Click on the "About Athletes for RMF" link below to find out more about…

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Dear West LA friends–and all friends willing to drive to West LA early Saturday mornings,

Summer Group Run

Saturdays, 8:45 AM

Ocean Ave. & San Vicente Blvd in Santa Monica, CA

In an attempt to welcome and understand every niche in the diverse running community, Real Athletes have decided to explore the barefoot movement (among others).

Join us as we take off our shoes (or put on our Five Fingers) and  learn about the art of Chi running and how to run like our ancestors…

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Real Medicine Running Group:

Every Thursday, 6:30 pm Nike Store* 9560 Wilshire Boulevard Beverly Hills, CA 90212 (310) 275-9998 RMF host: Emmanuel Urbano, emmanuel@realmedicinefoundation.org *note: the group meets in the alley behind the store–but, don’t worry, according to Emmanuel: "it’s an alley in Beverly Hills so it is a really nice alley."

Sign up for the team

One thing that we have learned in our first year building a running team is the importance of community, the importance of sharing your journey from the moment you buy your first pair…

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Thanks to the success of our 2010 team, we have been invited back as an Official Charity of the LA Marathon 2011.

 

2011 LA Marathon Details:

Los Angeles Marathon: Sunday, March 20st, 2010 New Performance Nutrition 5K: Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Sign up   Register   *LA Marathon registration begins July 15th but it is never too early to join the team! Help us start the year with a bang by making a fundraisng page now and taking the pledge to register on July 15th!

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Yesterday was the LA Marathon 2010 Wrap Meeting held at the Public Counsel. Ginger Williams, Director of Community Relations and Nick Curl, Race Director, with the help of Marti Baer, dedicated Charity Program supporter and coordinator of the Charity Expo Shared Booth, lead the meeting providing results from 2010 and exciting details for 2011. Here is a recap of some of that information.

2010 Charity Program Success

Sunday March 21st, 2010, a total of 2985 runners ran on behalf of an Official Charity (1308 marathon, 1677 5K) raising a collective total of $1,949,079. Of the over…

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Thanks to our runners, walkers, volunteers, and generous supporters we have been invited back as an Official Charity for the 2011 LA Marathon!

This year our team was able to raise over $3000! Imagine what next year will bring.

We have already signed on a few runners who are interested in running with us. Please be in touch if you would like to join the list.

Thank you again to everyone who stepped in to make this first race a success.

Thank you to

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RMF runs the Mumbai Marathon

January 19, 2010 - India

Last Sunday, January 17th 2010, six runners stepped forward to run the Mumbai Marathon on behalf of Real Medicine in an effort to help spread the word about world issues and what Real Medicine is doing to help.

Thanks to Rohit Chemburkar tags were made and handed out to runners interested in running for us. Rohit also took all the photos that you see.

This was the first official race that Real Medicine has participated in while we gear up for the LA Marathon on March 21st, 2010. As an official…

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RMF Kids connect with the Ironman team Athletes for Real Medicine

Real Medicine asked the children in our Los Angeles based Florence Western Medical Center to think about what it meant to be an Ironman and to draw what came to mind.

Stay tuned for more artwork to come!

Join the team!

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El Floridita: Thank you for Supporting RMF

April 10, 2009 - United States

Last night Real Medicine held its much anticipated fundraiser for Athletes for Real Medicine at El Floridita in Hollywood.

Thank you to those who came to support us,  to those who volunteered your time and energy to help run the event and to those who donated and bid on the auction items.

We would also like to extend a very special thank you to those who surprised us all by getting up, unannounced to auction off their own personal goods and services on their own accord. Your spirit and generosity was heartwarming to say…

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Thursday, April 9th @7pm

There will be dancing, live salsa music by the band La Bomba Mix, a silent auction, and a special viewing of the trailer for a documentary on our Athletes for Real Medicine Ironman Team.

To purchase tickets visit: http://www.itsmyseat.com/DisplayEvent.html?sse=140670

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Come have fun and support a good cause with dancing and live music featuring the band La Bomba Mix. There will be light appetizers, drinks, and a silent auction with a large number of items, including a year long gym membership.

There will also be a sneak peek screening of the Athletes for Real Medicine Documentary with footage from the team as they sweat their way toward Ironman 70.3.

All proceeds will be going to support the Real Medicine Foundation, a 501©(3) that provides humanitarian support to people living in disaster, post-war, and poverty stricken areas.…

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The results of our Athletes for Real Medicine Ironman team are in for the 2009 Pasadena Triathlon and 5k held earlier this month:

Anamaria Mendoza placed 48 out of 627 over all, 3rd in her age group and 4th female overall with a time of 59:16.94. 

Dan Nelson placed 112 overall and 17th in his age group with a time of 1:04:32.51.

Juan Sevilla placed 119 overall and 13th in his age group with a time of 1:05:10.90.

Bob Salatich’s official times were not recorded but he placed 4th…

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Introducing: Athletes for Real Medicine

March 20, 2009 - United States

This year Real Medicine has joined with the Body Fusion team to compete in the 2009 Ironman 70.3 competition as Athletes for Real Medicine. A grueling 2.4-mile (3.9km) swim, 112-mile (180 km) bike and 26.2-mile (42.2 km) marathon run, this historic race takes its competitors on a journey through the harsh, unpredictable terrain of Kailua-Kona Hawaii, an area known for weather conditions that can change at any moment.

A true test of physical, mental, and emotional endurance, Ironman 70.3 demands every ounce of those willing to compete and so, the…

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Join us for drinks, dancing, and dedication to a cause!

What: Athletes for Real Medicine Fundraiser

When: April 9th, 2009, from 7-10pm

Where: El Floridita, Hollywood, CA – www.elfloridita.com

More event details to follow.

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