The AKTIV Against Cancer Diaries: Haile Gebrselassie, RBR Interview, by the Shoe Addicts


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On Wednesday, October 28, a group of lucky runners at JackRabbit Sports in Manhattan were fortunate enough to run with Wilson Kipsang (former WR holder in the marathon), Haile Gebrselassie, ( WR holder 26 different times), and Jenn Rhines (three time US Olympian, US Champion).

This interview is part of the AKTIV Diary series, which the Shoe Addicts are producing with the support of adidas. AKTIV mon kreft (AKTIV against Cancer) was founded in 2010 by Halle Aaeneson and Grete Waitz. With twelve sites dedicted to helping cancer patients find a fitness program that works for them, AKTIV supports research at Sloat Kettering in research to investigate how exercise can help cancer patients in their recovery.

This is the first of our series, The AKTIV Diaries. For more information on AKTIV Against Cancer, please go to

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