Meet Kidney Donor Athlete, Becca!

I am five years kidney strong!    I grew up in central Michigan on what we now call a “hobby farm”, riding horses, baling hay, cross country skiing, showing 4H steers and lots of walking/exploring on our acreage.  The only real working out I did was years of ballet and tap dancing.  Even now, living … Continue reading Meet Kidney Donor Athlete, Becca!

Race Report From Kidney Donor Athlete, Eric. Leadville 100!

Can kidney donors safely run ultramarathons? I think we can do pretty much whatever we set our minds to do!  Since my donation in December of 2017, I’ve run 12 ultras, which I admit was too much. Shortly after my 1-year anniversary, I was toast. I didn’t have the usual spring in my step and … Continue reading Race Report From Kidney Donor Athlete, Eric. Leadville 100!

Meet Kidney Donor Athlete, Shawna!

Hi, I’m Shawna from Spokane, WA.  I donated a kidney to my cousin on June 26, 2013. In the spring of 2013, my cousin Sammi posted on Facebook that she was in need of a kidney. I immediately messaged her, asking how I could get tested.  It hadn’t really occurred to me to really think … Continue reading Meet Kidney Donor Athlete, Shawna!