Milestones

2004

  • 10/31/04
  • Brooke runs her first marathon
    (Marine Corps Marathon)

2006

  • 4/17/06
  • Brooke runs her first
    Boston marathon

2008

  • 9/26/08
  • Brooke runs her first international marathon (Berlin, GE –
    26th female finisher)

2009

  • 5/9/09
  • Brooke forms the RunningBrooke fund at ACT for Alexandria to raise money for local non-profits
  • 6/19/09
  • Brooke wins the Rapa Nui Marathon in Easter Island (Chile)
  • 10/2009
  • Brooke begins her marathon-a-month streak – 50 States, 7 Continents, 5 Marathon Majors

2010

  • 7/31/10
  • Brooke runs the Outback Marathon (Australia)
  • 5/16/10
  • Brooke runs the Great Wall Marathon (China)
  • 2/2010
  • First grant cycle (benefits Child & Family Network Centers)

2011

  • 7/2011
  • First RunningBrooke board meeting
  • 2/2011
  • Second grant cycle (benefits 5 nonprofits)

2012

  • 3/9/12
  • Brooke wins the Antarctica Marathon
  • 2/2012
  • Third grant cycle complete (benefits 5 nonprofits)

2013

  • 10/25/13
  • Brooke commits to running 100 marathons and RunningBrooke to $1M by 2016
  • 10/20/13
  • Brooke runs her 50th state
    (Des Moines, IO)
  • 9/26/13
  • Brooke runs her final continent
    (Accra, Ghana)
  • 7/2013
  • Caring for Kids Grant Challenge instituted (benefits 6 nonprofits)
  • 2/2013
  • Fourth grant cycle complete (benefits 5 nonprofits)

2014

  • 12/2014
  • RunningBrooke establishes an endowment & Brooke completes her 80th marathon (Rehoboth, DE)
  • 11/1/14
  • Brooke completes her first IRONMAN
    (Panama City, FL)
  • 8/25/14
  • RunningBrooke incorporates as a VA Non-Stock Corporation
  • 4/6/14
  • RunningBrooke raises $84,4113 in 24 hours to build a playground for underserved kids
  • 3/2014
  • RunningBrooke hires its first staff member
  • 2/2014
  • Fifth grant cycle complete (benefits 6 nonprofits)

2015

  • 10/2015
  • RunningBrooke revitalizes the Hume Springs Park in Arlandria
  • 1/2015
  • Sixth grant cycle complete (benefits 10 non-profits)

2016

  • 10/2016
  • RunningBrooke reaches the $1M fundraising goal!
  • 10/2016
  • Brooke returns to the Marine Corps Marathon to run her 100th marathon
  • 9/2016
  • Taney Avenue Playground
  • 8/2016
  • RunningBrooke becomes an independent 501c3
  • 6/2016
  • RunningBrooke hosts the Move2Learn Summit
  • 4/2016
  • RunningBrooke raises $105,000.00 in 24 hours to build a second playground for under-served kids
  • 1/2016
  • Seventh grant cycle complete (benefits 12 non-profits)

TODAY

  • SINCE
    MAY 2009
  • RunningBrooke has impacted over 5,000 young lives
  • SINCE
    MAY 2009
  • RunningBrooke has given over $500,000.00 to 30 nonprofit organizations, built and renovated multiple playgrounds, hosted thought leaders at the Move2Learn Summit, inspired the community to action and raised $1 million