Sarah Ballog-Smith, a loving daughter, mother and wife honors the memory of her dad Al year-round by raising money for research and participating in Hirshberg events. Her dad has been her inspiration to run the LA Marathon with the Hirshberg Training Team (HTT), to fundraise on Facebook and form a team for the LACC. In […]
By Adam Pollack On March 9, I was joined by thousands of fellow runners at the LA Marathon to do something big: run a marathon. We were all there with different goals in mind: to win, to complete the distance, and others to raise funds and awareness for a charity of choice. If we spoke […]
By Alicia Easter When I decided to join the crazy club of people who run marathons, I thought, “Why not run in my new hometown of Los Angeles?” At first I didn’t realize that the LA Marathon was on my mother’s birthday weekend, but once I did, I knew I had made the right decision. […]
Art for Life raised over $3,000 for the Hirshberg Foundation and guaranteed Michelle and Ernae a trip to Alaska with our Marathon Team.The fun and creative event raised awareness and helped motivate Michelle and Ernae to reach the finish line together and never give up!
Wylie went on to finish the Boston Marathon and raise over $1,300 for pancreatic cancer research. Her journey to the finish line inspired friends, family and everyone on the sidelines. She rallied the support she received and refused to give in to the challenge and made a commitment to never give up!