run2buildschools on Oprah.com!

Run2buildschools is on Oprah.com!!! I LOVE Oprah Winfrey! I am so grateful to Oprah Winfrey Network for sharing my picture and blog. ❤ Thank you so much! Here is a screen shot of… Continue reading

Chicago Marathon 2015 – 7marathons7continents

Chicago Marathon is done!  Second continent down, 5 more to go! Next week I will run NYC Marathon – my 5th marathon in exactly 12 months period. run2buildschools will soon turn 1 year… Continue reading

Chicago Marathon 2015 

Chicago Marathon is on!!! It is the 2nd marathon of my 7 marathons on 7 continents running journey! ❤ Left NY on Wednesday night after work. I’ve been in Glenview visiting Michael’s family… Continue reading

Amazing Saturday!

Yesterday was such a perfect day! I ran 20 miles, my last long run before Chicago Marathon. I ran 13 miles with my Team For Kids family and 7 miles on my own… Continue reading

A special night with UNA-NY

Last night I went to see an exclusive screening of ‘The Good Lie” hosted by UNA-NY (United Nations Association of NY). It was a very humbling experience. The movie is based on a… Continue reading

Thank you buildOn!

buildOn wrote a beautiful blog post about me and my dream to build schools! Thank you buildOn for sharing my story with the world! I am so thankful to buildOn for giving me… Continue reading

Happy International Literacy Day! 

International Literacy Day was celebrated across the world yesterday, September 8, 2015! An independent report commissioned by UNESCO (the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) found that the world is in the midst… Continue reading

Training for Chicago Marathon with someone special!

Training for Chicago Marathon while in vacation is awesome! I get to run with my father whom I love dearly! ❤ After Iceland Marathon, I flew to Timisoara, my hometown, spent couple of… Continue reading

Europe – Reykjavik Marathon, Iceland 2015

I am so happy to announce that I started my new journey of running 7 marathons on 7 continents to raise more money for more schools. ❤   I left for Iceland last… Continue reading

My Amazing Running Coaches: Sid and Asteria

“I love life, Sandra. I love it with all my heart!” said Coach Sid to me while driving me downtown from our speed work on Thursday night. I met Coach Sid and his… Continue reading