Day: June 25, 2015

A FRIEND IN NEED

Even as the running world goes all sideways with allegations of wrongdoing and such, the “real world” continues to spin, though often uncontrollably.  Got a message from Charlie Rodgers yesterday, brother of marathon legend Bill, telling of an old friend Leo Lashock who lost his house, belongings, and three of his dogs to a fire in Willow, Alaska last Sunday.  The irony is that Leo, who used to work at the old Bill Rodgers Running Center in Boston, is a captain at the local fire department in Willow, and the house he lived in burned down while he was fighting the Sockeye wildfire as it rapidly spread in the Susitna Valley.
Below are the particulars.  Help is needed.
We are just getting started here – Anything you can give will be a great help to Leo & his dogs!  His neighbors were able to save 17 of Leo’s dogs.  

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