August 4, 2019

Note: Matthew Alexander is a Duchenne muscular dystrophy researcher. Today we are honored to share his story of hope for Gabe and other boys with DMD.

We are in the midst of a scientific and clinical revolution when it comes to Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) screenin...

August 2, 2019

Birthdays are an entirely different ballgame than they once were. My Dalton will be turning FIFTEEN on Monday. Though I am so incredibly blessed that my deliciousness is still here with me, birthdays are a reminder that the sand in his hourglass is moving far too quick...

August 2, 2019

It's six o'clock in the morning. I'm in Oklahoma and I'm sitting in the follow vehicle behind three cyclists biking 1,500 miles from Birmingham, Alabama to Pikes Peak, Colorado. A lot of things are on my mind.

July 31, 2019

My wife Alice and I have 3 children, a daughter Rachel is an RN working in a nearby hospital and 2 sons, Matthew and Patrick. The boys were in elementary school when diagnosed with DMDin the late 1990s. It is a genetic condition and inherited 60% of the time. We were t...

July 27, 2019

When I met Gabe he was 8 years old. He could swing a bat, hit a ball, and run around the bases. Today Gabe is 14 years old and he will tell you that Duchenne impacts his muscles, keeping him from being able to play baseball, basketball, or football – much less walk....

July 25, 2019

Website Updates: The 2019 Ride4Gabe IV route, a new video from Michael, and our daily blog are all now live!

June 22, 2017

Pikes Peak Highway in Colorado is the second highest paved road in North America.

At 7:45 this morning, the summit temperature was 39.9 F and the 10-minute average wind speed was 28.8mph. Over a relatively short distance of 18.2 miles, I climbed 6,930 feet up and around...

June 14, 2017

This is one of my favorite photos. It reminds me sometimes a photo never tells the whole story.

Taken during the 2016 Ride4Gabe — Maine-to-Mobile, this photo captures just how awesome Gabe Griffin is. Yet, besides the celebratory thumbs up and beautiful blue skies, ther...

June 13, 2017

Almost 2 years later, this photo — from the 2015 RAAM Finish Line — is still my phone lock screen.

It is one of my most proud family moments.

So much is behind those tired faces; strong, determined,

exhausted @kartoone76; two brave, flexible, supportive kids;

and a smile o...

June 10, 2017

Today I see a part of my family off, as together we begin Ride4Gabe III.

It is always an emotional time for us — back here at home we will surely miss Gabe, Addie, and Scott.

Our entire family is very excited to see you accomplish the goals for this year's race. Accelera...

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