Adaptive Equipment Grants


IM ABLE Grants are awarded to disabled individuals and supporting organizations and provide hand-cycles, adaptive skis and instructional training programs for those in need. Our purpose is to unleash the potential in physically challenged children and adults to be more active, enjoy the benefits of physical fitness, and spend more time in the great outdoors. Types … Continue reading Adaptive Equipment Grants

Inspiration


In 1997, Chris was an active twenty-one-year-old U.S. Marine when he was presented with the “defining moment” of his life. He was diagnosed with AMN (adrenomyeloneuropathy), a degenerative nerve condition that would eventually affect his ability to walk. After Chris’ diagnosis, he had a decision to make: give up and let his condition control his … Continue reading Inspiration

Rock ‘n’ Roll Philly Half Marathon


To register, download the following form and then send it to IM Able, 220 Park Road, N Building 7, Wyomissing, PA 19610. [button href=”http://bala.me/imable/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/PHL13_Charity_Race_Entry_Form.pdf” target=”_blank” size=”btn-small” class=”btn-inverse” type=”button”]Entry Form[/button]   If participant is 12 years or younger, Parents/Legal Guardians must sign and submit the following waiver as well: [button href=”http://bala.me/imable/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/PHL13_Half_Marathon_Underage_Waiver.pdf” target=”_blank” size=”btn-small” class=”btn-inverse” type=”button”]Underage Waiver[/button] … Continue reading Rock ‘n’ Roll Philly Half Marathon

IM ABLE NYC Marathon Team Profile: Janet Oberholtzer


[quote author=”Janet Oberholtzer” position=””]”I almost lost my life…and my leg. Now I run again…because I can.”[/quote] On November 3, 2013 the IM ABLE Marathon team heads north for the 2013 NYC Marathon. One of the runners on our team will be Janet Oberholtzer. Find out more about her inspiring story below: [button href=”http://www.crowdrise.com/IMAbleFoundationNYC2013/fundraiser/JanetOber” target=”_self” size=”btn-medium” class=”btn-primary … Continue reading IM ABLE NYC Marathon Team Profile: Janet Oberholtzer

Get Up And Move Day


This day is intended to showcase the possibilities for persons with physical disabilities to be involved in sports by utilizing adaptive recreational equipment. IM ABLE promotes active lifestyles to those living with a disability by exposing them to the empowering and inclusive nature of sport. We want ALL ABILITIES to come together and experience getting … Continue reading Get Up And Move Day

Got The Nerve 2013 Highlights


Our 10th Anniversary turned into another incredibly inspirational day showcasing the abilities of all of our competitors. Young, old, veteran/beginner triathletes and disabled all coming together to challenge themselves and to support IM ABLE’s goal to empower those with disabilities to Get Up and Move! This year 660 individuals and 65 teams made up the … Continue reading Got The Nerve 2013 Highlights