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Lara Runs and Fundraises for the Extraordinary

SparkleSister Lara wants to give her son Parker, a thriving eight-year-old, the opportunities we all enjoy in life. You'd never know it from his joy and passion for life, but Parker’s life is more challenging because he has down syndrome.

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Help SparkleSister Karen Hit Her $100,000 Fundraising Goal, Help Put an End to Breast Cancer

SparkleSister Karen McEnheimer has raised over $91,300 during the 11 years she has been walking to find a cure for breast cancer. At 63 years young, Karen said she will walk as long as she is able. On August 5th she will complete her 15th Susan G. Komen 3-Day 60-mile walk in Detroit, Michigan and hopes to hit the $100,000 fundraising...

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Sparkle Spotlight: SparkleSister Endures “Silent” Chronic Illness to Continue Running

Imagine sharp pain shooting throughout your entire body, stiff joints, fibrous knotty and rope-like muscle tissue that burns, and chronic fatigue—but on the outside, you look perfectly normal. That’s SparkleSister Gerri Tokar-Hines daily struggle. “Although I was officially diagnosed about 10 years ago, doctors believe I have been living with lingering symptoms of fibromyalgia since my late teens--a long time...

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SparkleSpotlight: Janet Cross Won't Stop #UntilTheyAllSurvive

When you see SparkleSister Janet Cross on the race route, you'll notice 15 names on her Team in Training (TNT) jersey. Those are 15 people whose lives have been impacted by blood cancers. Four of them are unfortunately no longer with us. Janet draws inspiration from those people.  "If I’m having a particularly hard training run, I remember those who...

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SparkleSkirts Design Styles Explained

In an effort to continually improve our American-made athletic apparel products, while controlling prices, we've implemented quite a few design changes. Below explains each of the unique characteristics along with photos to help provide a visual example. Should you have any questions about a product prior to order, please email Kate@SparkleSkirts.com or call us during business hours (M-F, 9 a.m....

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