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First meeting for Ragnar 2013

We had our first meeting for Ragnar 2013 this week.  The amount of interest in the group has been phenomenal so far.  Before the meeting we had 34 Myriad employees express interest in running and fundraising with us, including one from New York.  In addition to that, we had another 13 patient advocates express interest. […]

Ragnar 2013

It’s time to get things started again with Ragnar 2013. It feels like we just finished the last one, but our first group training run is next month! It was nice to have the summer off though. It’s a lot harder to schedule workouts and make Saturday long runs when you have vacations and yard […]

End Results for a great Ragnar

It’s been a few months since the end of the race. Needless to say, the whole thing was a huge success and we had some great results. Everyone had a good time running and I’m sure all who participated will have a lot of memories that will last them a lifetime. Personally my favorite run […]

Free Video Tool for your Non-profit

How to use Animoto to create free, professional looking videos for your non-profit organization. I recently read a great article about how making a video about your non-profit is a great way to promote your cause and ask for donations.  A well made video can say a lot about your organization.  If a picture is […]

Super Speedy ways to Fundraise with Ragnar Relay

The dollars will come running in The best idea to get your team motivated to fundraise. Tomorrow we are picking our routes for the Ragnar Relay: Wasatch Back race.  As mentioned in this previous post, the secret to motivating your team to fundraise is to base route selection on who has accomplished the most fundraising. […]

Earning BIG bucks with Charitable Foundations

For a lot of the members of our team, the basic friends and family approach to fundraising has proven highly successful.  In this style of fundraising, you write a quick email and send it out to your close friends and family.  The email usually has a paragraph or two about why the person is raising […]

Half Way There.

This last week our team hit the half way mark for our fundraising goal of $12,000.  All of this momentum has mostly happened within the last month. Prior to this month, I think our team raised around $1,700 over a 2-3 month period.  We really saw a shift in the fundraising this last month.  I […]


Just a quick post as to what this blog is going to be about. I’m going to start off with a quick introduction about what our Ragnar team is about. Next we will start to go into a few bios about some of our team members. Any revenue generated from this blog will go towards […]

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