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JUN
2014

AMY FOR AFRICA RUNNER PROFILE: Taking the Long way home

ASHLAND, Ky. – A dare from a co-worker has turned into a healthy hobby for Chris Long. The 53-year-old Ashland man wants to put that hobby to use as a runner for Amy For Africa. A Christian for more than 30 years, Long has watched closely as the Amy For Africa mission continued...
19
JUN
2014

AMY FOR AFRICA RUNNER PROFILE: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Brian Taylor!!

ASHLAND, Ky. – Born of humble parents on the plant of Krypton, Brian Taylor had to overcome many struggles. His life would change dramatically when, to free him of his struggles, his parents put him on a spacecraft bound for earth. He arrived in our community with nothing...
18
JUN
2014

AMY FOR AFRICA RUNNER PROFILE: Drew Vazquez has young legs, mature attitude

ASHLAND, Ky. – You don’t have to be this tall or this old to be part of Team Amy For Africa. All you need is a willing heart. Meet Drew Vazquez, at 11 years old he is the second-youngest runner on Team AFA. Drew, who lives in the Chicago area, has some good bloodlines when it...
18
JUN
2014

AMY FOR AFRICA RUNNER PROFILE: It’s about Doing Something for Todd Keelin

ASHLAND, Ky. – Todd Keelin has watched God work in his life in amazing ways. So giving back seemed a natural response. The 40-year-old Keelin started running competitively on Thanksgiving in 2012 with a 5K and says “I have been hooked ever since.” Now he’s not only hooked on...
16
JUN
2014

AMY FOR AFRICA RUNNER PROFILE: Danielle Wesolowski part of family fun with AFA

ASHLAND, Ky. – Team Amy For Africa starts with family. The biggest supporters of the ministry have always been Amy Compston’s family and that’s also where some of the committed runners with Team AFA have come. Danielle Wesolowski fits that mold perfectly. She is married to Amy’s...
14
JUN
2014

AFA runners shine at Hatfield & McCoy Marathon

  & WILLIAMSON, W.Va. – Amy For Africa made its presence felt at the 15th annual Hatfield & McCoy Marathon on Saturday. Even the feuding families had to be proud of the effort. Three runners – marathoners Chris and Amy Compston and half-marathoner Danielle Wesolowski...
12
JUN
2014

AMY FOR AFRICA RUNNER PROFILE: Young runner valuable member of Team AFA

ASHLAND, Ky. – Young or old, it doesn’t matter. Team Amy For Africa takes all-comers to run for the organization. One of our youngest runners to commit to participating is Marcus Wesolowski, who will turn 13 on June 18. Marcus has some running in his blood. He is a nephew to AFA...
12
JUN
2014

AMY FOR AFRICA RUNNER PROFILE: Nurse, mother of four wants to pass on blessings

ASHLAND, Ky. – Jennifer Mault has been running since she became a teenager. She’s good at it too, having been in three half-marathons and one full marathon during the past eight years when she started taking running seriously. Mault is also serious about helping people, which is...
11
JUN
2014

AMY FOR AFRICA RUNNER PROFILE: Eric Stewart gets healthy, runs for God

ASHLAND, Ky. – Team Amy For Africa runners have a story to tell, too. And Eric Stewart, one of the organizations newest runners, has a good one. He has been fighting the good fight of exercise since July 2013 when he decided after nearly 33 years of being “fat, obese, husky or at...
10
JUN
2014

Grueling Hatfield & McCoy course awaits Compstons

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. – When the shotgun is fired, the fun begins in the Hatfield & McCoy Marathon on Saturday. Amy For Africa runners Chris and Amy Compston don’t have to take cover but they better be prepared for one of the more grueling marathons in the world. Gunfire going...
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