Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 16, 2010
When: April, 2010
Where: Knoxville, Tn
California to NYC...through intense heat, rain, and freezing weather; determination and courage are at the heart of Jasmine Jordan's run.
17-year-old, Jazzy Jordan, of Dalton, Minn. was training for the 2012 summer Olympics, when an employee of her family's trucking company died of cancer. Devastated from the loss, she vowed to devote her Junior year in high school to "making a difference".
Lack of adequate insurance for truckers led Jazzy to collaborate with the St. Christopher Relief Fund for truckers. So the run began.
Recently in the hopes of firefighter safety, The Honor Network has teamed up with her also.
The United States Honor Flag tours the nation to honor fallen firefighters, police officers, and the U.S. Military. Last year 60% of the firefighters that died in the line of duty died of heart related issues.
"We are so very proud to work with Jazzy. Getting our Heroes motivated to get in shape can in so many ways save more lives. We have some exciting things planned that will make the miles go by fast!" said Chris Heisler, President & CEO of the Honor Network.
Since September 1, 2009, Jazzy has run over 2100 miles, gone through 9 pair of Saucony running shoes, and has been welcomed in cities along the way by Mayors, police and fire chiefs, truckers, runners, schools and churches, service men and women; all strangers who quickly became friends.
"I run every step of the way," said Jasmine Jordan. "I won't walk one mile or one foot."
For more information on Jazzy, visit: http://www.RunWithJazzy.com
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