Warning: INSERT command denied to user 'dbo348378384'@'74.208.16.67' for table 'watchdog' query: INSERT INTO watchdog (uid, type, message, variables, severity, link, location, referer, hostname, timestamp) VALUES (0, 'php', '%message in %file on line %line.', 'a:4:{s:6:\"%error\";s:7:\"warning\";s:8:\"%message\";s:97:\"array_map() [<a href=\'function.array-map\'>function.array-map</a>]: Argument #2 should be an array\";s:5:\"%file\";s:70:\"/homepages/12/d217168306/htdocs/highwired/modules/system/system.module\";s:5:\"%line\";i:1015;}', 3, '', 'http://catchitearly.org/blog', '', '23.20.91.30', 1493304130) in /homepages/12/d217168306/htdocs/highwired/includes/database.mysqli.inc on line 128

Warning: INSERT command denied to user 'dbo348378384'@'74.208.16.67' for table 'watchdog' query: INSERT INTO watchdog (uid, type, message, variables, severity, link, location, referer, hostname, timestamp) VALUES (0, 'php', '%message in %file on line %line.', 'a:4:{s:6:\"%error\";s:7:\"warning\";s:8:\"%message\";s:107:\"array_keys() [<a href=\'function.array-keys\'>function.array-keys</a>]: The first argument should be an array\";s:5:\"%file\";s:60:\"/homepages/12/d217168306/htdocs/highwired/includes/theme.inc\";s:5:\"%line\";i:1771;}', 3, '', 'http://catchitearly.org/blog', '', '23.20.91.30', 1493304130) in /homepages/12/d217168306/htdocs/highwired/includes/database.mysqli.inc on line 128

Warning: INSERT command denied to user 'dbo348378384'@'74.208.16.67' for table 'watchdog' query: INSERT INTO watchdog (uid, type, message, variables, severity, link, location, referer, hostname, timestamp) VALUES (0, 'php', '%message in %file on line %line.', 'a:4:{s:6:\"%error\";s:7:\"warning\";s:8:\"%message\";s:39:\"Invalid argument supplied for foreach()\";s:5:\"%file\";s:60:\"/homepages/12/d217168306/htdocs/highwired/includes/theme.inc\";s:5:\"%line\";i:1771;}', 3, '', 'http://catchitearly.org/blog', '', '23.20.91.30', 1493304130) in /homepages/12/d217168306/htdocs/highwired/includes/database.mysqli.inc on line 128
Catch It Early Blog | Catch It Early

Catch It Early Blog

  • warning: array_map() [function.array-map]: Argument #2 should be an array in /homepages/12/d217168306/htdocs/highwired/modules/system/system.module on line 1015.
  • warning: array_keys() [function.array-keys]: The first argument should be an array in /homepages/12/d217168306/htdocs/highwired/includes/theme.inc on line 1771.
  • warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /homepages/12/d217168306/htdocs/highwired/includes/theme.inc on line 1771.

Juggler Breaks World Record for Fastest 5K While Running for Cancer Awareness

Juggler and athlete Bob Evans broke a 25-year-old world record for the fastest 5K while juggling with a time of 16:51 at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Evans juggled the entire race as part of a growing movement that raises awareness for cancer prevention and survivorship through the art and sport of juggling.

Nashville, TN—On Saturday, October 29th, 2011, juggler Bob Evans ran 3.1 miles in 16 minutes and 51 seconds to set a world record for the fastest 5K while juggling three objects. Evans accomplished his record-breaking feat at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Nashville, Tennessee, to raise awareness for cancer prevention and survivorship.

Evans beat the previous record time of 16:55, which stood unbroken for over two decades.

The growing sport of juggling while running is known as joggling. Competitors hold records in several categories, from 100 meters to ultra marathons. The activity attracts both hobbyists and serious athletes.

“Joggling is a mind-body experience, a moving meditation,” said Evans. “It’s a fun experience for both jogglers and spectators, and it’s a joyful way to shed light on some important issues.”

Evans placed first over all runners at this year’s Race for the Cure in Nashville as he broke the world record set by Kirk Swenson in 1986. Evans’ wife Trish finished the race first among women-also while juggling.

The couple is part of Team Catch It Early, a nationwide initiative that brings jogglers to cancer awareness races to help attract attention and add energy to the events. A total of fourteen jugglers completed the 5K in Nashville, drawing smiles from the runners that they passed along the course.

“This year’s Race for the Cure was the largest one we’ve held in Nashville,” said Susan G. Komen Executive Director Patty Harman. “It’s such a fun race for so many people. With runners like the jogglers participating, it really adds to the excitement.”

Charlotte, Miami, Boston, Chicago, and New York also featured jogglers from Team Catch It Early in Race for the Cure events this Fall.

“We are honored to have Bob break the world record as part of our team,” said Dr. Jacob Weiss, director of Playing By Air Productions, the circus entertainment company that leads Team Catch It Early and related arts in health care programs. “The athletic achievement combined with the juggling draws attention to important community resources and the message of catching cancer early.”

About Catch It Early
Catch It Early is an initiative of Playing By Air Productions to promote cancer awareness, prevention, and support through juggling and circus arts. Programs include Team Catch It Early (juggling and running), public awareness videos, event entertainment, and workshops for cancer support groups.

Click here for high-resolution photos.

Click here for the full press release & contact information.

 

World Record Breaking Attempt for Fastest 5K While Juggling at the Nashville Race for the Cure

A team of 15 jugglers will run the Nashville Race for the Cure for breast cancer awareness, featuring a world record breaking attempt to complete the fastest 5K race while juggling.

Bob Evans of Arizona has tied the world record time of 16 minutes and 55 seconds, and will attempt to break the record while raising awareness for cancer prevention.

Bob traveled to Nashville with his wife Trish, who holds the women's Guinness world record for the fastest 5K while juggling 3 objects (with a time of 21:46). The juggling duo is part of Team Catch It Early, a nationwide effort to draw attention to cancer programs by running and juggling in cancer awareness races.

The growing sport that combines juggling and running is known as joggling.

“I am excited to joggle in the Race for the Cure this Fall and bring awareness to the fight against cancer,” said Evans. “Joggling is a fun experience for both jogglers and spectators and it is a joyful way to shed light on some important issues.”

Nashville residents can support the Race for the Cure and see the jugglers on Saturday morning, October 29th, at Maryland Farms in Brentwood, TN. More information about the race can be found at www.komennashville.org.

About Catch It Early
Catch It Early promotes cancer awareness, prevention, and support through juggling and circus arts. Programs include cancer awareness web videos, public performances, juggling + running, and circus workshops for cancer support groups. For more information, please visit www.catchitearly.org.

Charlotte Athlete Attracts Attention for Local Cancer Programs by Juggling While Running

 A marathon runner from Charlotte, NC is stretching his limits by combining running and juggling, and all for a good cause.

Daniel Lieb will run and juggle simultaneously in the Race for the Cure 5K on October 1st to raise awareness for cancer prevention and for the Charlotte Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. He is participating in Team Catch It Early, a nationwide cancer awareness initiative that turns public attention to local cancer organizations by “joggling” in community races.

Lieb is no stranger to challenging himself as an athlete, running 53 marathons and ultra-marathons in 2010 alone. Earlier this year, he completed his first 100 mile ultra-marathon at the Umstead Endurance Run in Raleigh.

The Charlotte Race for the Cure marks his first public race with the addition of juggling. As Lieb continues to train, he will introduce the sport of joggling to more races and marathons in other cities. He next plans to joggle at the Savannah Rock and Roll Marathon in Georgia this November.

“I look forward to joggling during these races as a ‘Catch it Early’ team member,” said Lieb. “The juggling helps to promote awareness for local cancer groups and to remind people that fitness not only promotes a healthy lifestyle but also a fun lifestyle!”

Charlotte residents can catch a glimpse of Lieb at the Race for the Cure on Saturday morning, October 1st in Uptown Charlotte. Additional information and updates from Lieb and his fellow jogglers around the country will be posted at CatchItEarly.org/team.

About Catch It Early
Catch It Early promotes cancer awareness, prevention, and support through juggling and circus arts. Programs include cancer awareness web videos, public performances, juggling + running, and circus workshops for cancer support groups. For more information, please visit www.catchitearly.org.

New Cancer Awareness Video Celebrates Community & Collaboration

Catch It Early announces a new cancer awareness video campaign celebrating a commitment to community and collaboration for all people touched by cancer.

The colors of the balls feature the many colors of cancer awareness ribbons, representing the importance of organizations working together to raise awareness and provide support for adults and children affected by all cancers.

Read more and share your own story of partnership & collaboration...

 

Jugglers Nationwide Run for Cancer Awareness… While Juggling!

Team Catch It Early members will add energy and awareness at the 2011 Race for The Cure

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Team Catch It Early will turn attention, and heads, toward cancer awareness by juggling while running in Race for the Cure events throughout the Fall. The jugglers plan to raise awareness and funds for Susan G. Komen for the Cure programs in their local communities while joining together to create a nationwide movement by “joggling.”

Joggling is the growing sport of juggling while running, which has received publicity recently for several world records that have been broken in 2011. Team Catch It Early coordinates hobbyists, athletes, and professional jugglers to joggle in cancer awareness races throughout the year.

The team started in 2009 with a group of 12 jogglers at the Race for the Cure in Nashville, Tennessee. This is first year that jugglers from multiple cities around the country will be participating together as team members. The team will race in Nashville, Chicago, Charlotte, New York City, and Boston, with jugglers in additional cities also joining in the coming weeks.

“I am excited to joggle in the Race for the Cure this Fall and bring awareness to the fight against cancer,” said Bob Evans, who will be joggling in several Komen events this year along with his wife, Trish. “Joggling is a fun experience for both jogglers and spectators and it is a joyful way to shed light on some important issues.”

Bob will attempt to break the world record for the fastest 5K while joggling in Nashville on October 29th, and Trish is hoping to improve on her own Guinness world record time.

Individuals and groups interested in joggling the Race for the Cure, and other cancer awareness races, with Team Catch It Early can learn more and register online at catchitearly.org/team. The web site will feature updates throughout the Fall with stories and team member profiles from each race.

About Catch It Early

Catch It Early promotes cancer awareness, prevention, and support through juggling and circus arts. Programs include cancer awareness web videos, public performances, juggling + running, and circus workshops for cancer support groups. Catch It Early was launched in Spring of 2009 as a collaboration between the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and Playing By Air Productions. For more information, please visit www.catchitearly.org.
###

Troupe juggles passion with helping community - Tennessean article

Catch It Early is featured in this Tennessean article about Playing By Air's juggling and cancer community programs.

Cancer Awareness Video Filmed Summer 2011

Catch It Early recently filmed a new cancer awareness video and community-based cancer support and prevention organizations are invited to participate.

Have fun performing in a video with your community and help create awareness for your non-profit organizations!

Watch the first video and read stories of partnership and collaboration.

Contact Catch It Early if you would like to support this effort as a participant, a non-profit partner, on the production team, or as a sponsor!

 

Tennessean Video Story on Team Catch It Early

The Tennessean created a short video on Team Catch It Early training to joggle the 2009 Komen Race for the Cure in Nashville, TN.

Click here for the full video (after the sponsor message).

Testicular Cancer Awareness Initiative Takes Offbeat Approach

A juggling performance company founded by a Vanderbilt University graduate student has partnered with the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center on a social media project to raise awareness about testicular cancer.

Catch It Early, an outreach initiative of Playing By Air Productions, takes a humorous and somewhat irreverent approach to cancer prevention with a new YouTube video aimed at men ages 15-34, who are most at risk for developing testicular cancer.

“Putting the information out there isn’t enough,” said Jacob Weiss, founder of Playing By Air Productions, which uses juggling and variety entertainment to produce messages for causes and organizations. “We know we have to first get their attention, and combining eye-catching juggling with new interactive technologies is ideal for reaching this particular audience.”

Read the full story at vicc.org

Busting A Myth About Breast Cancer

Video Highlights Importance of Screening Mammograms

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Playing by Air Productions, a Nashville-based entertainment company, has teamed up with Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center with a video aimed at busting a common myth about breast cancer risk and reminding women of the importance of regular screening.

The video, featuring female jugglers from across the country, is a project of Catch It Early, a cancer “edutainment” initiative that uses juggling to create awareness of the importance of catching cancer through early detection.

Read the full story at vicc.org


Warning: INSERT command denied to user 'dbo348378384'@'74.208.16.67' for table 'watchdog' query: INSERT INTO watchdog (uid, type, message, variables, severity, link, location, referer, hostname, timestamp) VALUES (0, 'php', '%message in %file on line %line.', 'a:4:{s:6:\"%error\";s:12:\"user warning\";s:8:\"%message\";s:360:\"INSERT command denied to user &#039;dbo348378384&#039;@&#039;74.208.16.67&#039; for table &#039;accesslog&#039;\nquery: INSERT INTO accesslog (title, path, url, hostname, uid, sid, timer, timestamp) values(&#039;Catch It Early Blog&#039;, &#039;blog&#039;, &#039;&#039;, &#039;23.20.91.30&#039;, 0, &#039;787582e5dffee0ecfaa8e4260e2e5d7a&#039;, 423, 1493304130)\";s:5:\"%file\";s:78:\"/homepages/12/d217168306/htdocs/highwired/modules/statistics/statistics.module\";s:5:\"%line\";i:64;}', 3, '& in /homepages/12/d217168306/htdocs/highwired/includes/database.mysqli.inc on line 128