Sunday, June 13, 2010

Thank you to everyone that came out on June 5th for the Celebration of Children's 5K and on June 6th for the MPLS 5K, half and full marathon. There was a great showing both days. Saturday we also had a picnic with the CTF group after the races. It was nice to have time together having lunch and playing games with the kids.

We have a volunteer opportunity coming up on July 3rd at the Minne Man triathlon. We need 20 volunteers to come and work at the race in the morning. If you are available that day, please email us at We will receive a donation for working at this event.

Be sure to check our blog page for upcoming events.

Good luck to everyone participating in the Minnetonka Triathlon on June 19th. Come on out to cheer on the NF Endurance team that day!

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Thank you to everyone that came out and ran at the Get in Gear in April. It was a cold and rainy day to be racing, but we still had our largest turn out at an event with 40 + people in attendance! We also had 15 people come out and volunteer at this event, and our group received a $300 donation.

I just want to let you know about our next NF Endurance team event. We will be participating in the Celebration of Children's 5K and kids races on Sat. June 5th. If you run with the NF Endurance team, you can run this race for $15. Please indicate that you are running the the NF Endurance team on the registration form.
Please email Murray at to request a registration form. You can also register on race day as well.

Other upcoming events and volunteer opportunities:
June 6: MPLS Marathon, half marathon and 5K

June: 19 Minnetonka Tri - come on out and cheer on our athletes!

July 3: Minne Man Triathlon. Volunteer opportunity. We are looking for 15 people to come out and help at this event. The children's Tumor Foundation will be receiving a donation for helping that day. PLEASE let us know if you are available to come out and volunteer.

July 10: Lifetime Tri: We have people participating in this event. We will also need volunteers to help that day as well.

As always, please check in on our blog page to get information on upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.
There are also 4 fundraising teams this year. If you would like to make a difference when you race, please contact us to get set up on a team.

Thank you again to everyone that comes out and supports the NF Endurance team. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Get in Gear
Be a part of the Upper Mid-West's Annual Rite of Spring. The NF Endurance team will be getting a discount again this year for the race (only $20). Like last year, Get in Gear wants all of our forms to be collected and submitted by a NF Endurance Team member by April 1 to insure the discount. If you are running, please return your form and fees by March 28th to:
Murray McCartan
7417 Girard Ave s.
Richfield, MN 55423
To obtain a form, please email Murray at
Lifetime Fitness Indoor Triathlon
The Fridley Indoor Tri was such a success (36 participants), that
we are going to do it again on Sunday, March 21st. The indoor Tri consists of a 10 minute swim, 30 minute bike and a 20 minute treadmill run. For you first timers, it is a great way to Try a TRI. For those of you who participated in the Firdley Tri, you can improve on your previous performance. Please us the link below to register. The cost is $40, with a portion fo the proceeds directly benefiting the Children's Tumor Foundation.
Another reminder that registration for the YWCA women's sprint Triathlon and the Iron Girl Duathlon are both open. These events will fill, so register soon.
We are also looking for people to be a part of a relay team at the YWCA event. Please contact a NF Endurance team member if you would be interested in a relay at
Thank you for supporting the NF Endurance Team!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

2010 MN NF Endurance Team events are now starting!

Welcome to another year of NF Endurance Events. We had such a successful 2009, raising over $50,000 for the Children's Tumor Foundation. We are hoping to make 2010 even bigger. More people at events and raising over $50,000 this year for research.

You can make that happen. Sign up for events, join a team and help fundraise for your events. RECRUIT!!!! Bring your family and friends with you. Every year we get a little bigger. Let's blow these races out of the water. Let's let people know about the Children's Tumor Foundation and the NF Endurance team. Let's get people excited to be on our team.

Some events have already opened up registration for their events. Please check our list of events for the year and see what you would like to sign up for.

If you are new to the NF Endurance team, and would like to be included in emails about upcoming events, please send a note with your email address to, or leave a comment with your email address, and a team member will be in touch.

Upcoming Events:

Feb. 21st: Lifetime Fitness Indoor Triathlon, Fridley -
**Register with this link for reduced registration & donate back to CTF

April 24th: Get in Gear, MPLS -
**We will also need volunteers for this event.

April 25th: Minnesota Ironman Bicyle Ride--

Registration has begun for the September 26th IronGirl Duathlon and this race will fill up very quickly. If you are considering this race, sign up now:

We look forward to seeing you at our events this summer! Thank you for being a part of the MN NF Endurance team!!!!