At 36, Dane Rauschenberg is an extreme athlete who successively ran a certified marathon every weekend in 2006.Dane's endeavor was part of a fund-raising effort which benefited the Mobile, Alabama chapter of L'Arche Internationale. Dane raised over $44,000 for L'Arche Mobile, all while working in a patent licensing firm in the greater Washington, D.C. area.
Since that time, Dane has quickly become a sought-after motivational speaker for not only marathons and races of all distances, but also for schools, universities, corporations and businesses nationwide looking for someone to create a spark!
• The impetus behind the idea to run 52 weekly marathons.
• Anecdotes from his running career around the globe.
• The importance of fitness in all aspects of our lives.
• Always striving to be a better person.
His goal is to inspire people to give their all, regardless of what their "all" may be. More than just an advocate for running, Dane's talks are the get-up-and-go, kick-in-the-pants speeches which come straight from the heart. Dane helps people realize that without effort, nothing will happen. But with the right attitude, there are few things which can stand in your way.
Whether it is to improve as an athlete, do better at your occupation or excel as parent, sibling or friend, Dane provides inspiration to take those first steps and take matters into your own hands!