Teams and Walkers

Select A Team:

Donate Login
Edit in profile section

8 Races 8 Continents 1 Cause Team PAWS

Eric Bruce

Eric Bruce

Welcome Back to my 13th & 14th year of Saving Lives! I especially appreciate the dedicated ones who have graciously donated through all these years allowing us to save approximately 25 lives.

A LITTLE ABOUT ME
I am one of the original Team PAWS members. I have run for Team PAWS every year since the team was founded and believe I am the only runner from the original group still running.

I have decided to pursue a very ambitious goal to run a marathon on all 8 continents for Team PAWS and raise a record high for me - $5,000.

And yes, scientists have discovered an 8th continent - Zealandia!

Why am I so passionate about Team PAWS mission? Simple - Dogs have always been a very important part of my life. My most recent best friend I rescued is Bassador Chase the Rapper! I have had him in my life since Halloween 2017. He lives with my other rescue Basset Hound Roscoe P. Coltrane. I strongly feel that helping homeless animals find homes is a life mission.

MEET ROSCOE
I rescued Roscoe in July 2016. He is a 7 yo who was abandoned in an Alabama Kill Shelter because he barked too much. He loves belly rubs and running when the weather is cool. And he doesn't bark too much.

MEET CHASE
I rescued Chase in November 2017. He is a 1yo pup who was picked up as a stray living on the streets. He has come out of his shell and loves to run with me and 'chase' his friends at the dog park. He has a forever home and is loved.

8 RACES 8 CONTINENTS
So far, I've run:

- Victoria Falls Marathon (Zimbabwe, Africa)
- Tokyo Marathon (Japan, Asia)
- London and Paris Marathons (UK/France, Europe)
- Boston, Chicago, New York Marathons (USA, North America)
- Patagonian International Marathon (Chile, South America)

ABOUT MY 2018/19 CAMPAIGN
2018 will represent my penultimate race year in this adventure! I am so excited to run the 2018 Great Barrier Wharf to Wharf Marathon (New Zealand) and 2018 Melbourne Marathon (Australia) this year for Continents 6 & 7. Upon my return, I am running the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC. Lastly, I am running the Charlotte, NC Marathon as a "Victory Lap" too. The races will be October and November, 2018 and I am honoring Roscoe and Chase this year.

2019 will be my exciting finale where I plan to run the Paris Marathon in April 2019 and drum roll please, the Antarctic Ice Marathon in December 2020 for my 8th and final continent.

ABOUT TEAM PAWS
PAWS Chicago is dedicated to building No Kill communities – starting with a No Kill Chicago – where all healthy and treatable pets are saved. Since PAWS Chicago’s founding in 1997, the number of homeless animals euthanized per year in Chicago has dropped more than 80 percent. In 2016, PAWS Chicago found loving homes for more than 5,100 homeless pets. But there is more work to be done and your generosity is crucial to this effort.

Please consider supporting me by making a donation and helping PAWS Chicago provide vital medical care, food and shelter to thousands of homeless pets this year. PAWS receives no government funding and relies solely on people like you to help provide continued care for Chicago's homeless animals.

Your support will allow us to build a truly humane and compassionate community, one pet at a time. Please consider donating to my cause.

If you are feeling extra generous, please consider sharing my page with your network or check with your employer if they will match your donation to make the most out of your generosity.

So it's very simple. Roscoe, Chase and I will run. You donate. Thank you for your support!

Roscoe, Chase and Eric

Comments

$823.92
raised of $3,000 goal
 

Recent Donations

1. Gary Luoma
Puppy Bowl
$20.00
2. Karis North
$225.00
3. Eric Bruce
Puppy Bowl Match plus Roscoe and Chase entry
$20.00
4. Casandra Fritzsche
Puppy Bowl!
$20.00
5. Shelly Fuerte
$20.00
6. Helle Valenzano