Monthly Archives: April 2010

State of My Union

Greetings. I have been quite busy as of late which is the reason for my limited writing. All is going very well though. Our TEAM IN TRAINING athletes are coming off an outstanding weekend in St. Petersburg Florida at the St. Anthony’s triathlon. We had two slight casualties during the course of the race and as unfortunate as that is, the dignity and courage that both athletes displayed through their disappointment makes them both champions in my book.
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Why Your Support Matters

Today, I'm sharing a story about a man who, in sickness and in health, has been a friend to others, and has found his generosity reciprocated at a time when he needs it most.
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Triathlon Boot Camp for Kids

Triathlon Boot Camp For Kids provides children ages 7-14 with an introduction to the sport of triathlon in a safe and fun environment.
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Train with Team In Training

Join The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training (TNT) program and you'll train with professional coaches, travel and share good times with a fun group of dedicated people.
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Beef & Beer Benefit for LLS at the Sheffield

Last night was the first of several fundraising events to support my Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man of the Year campaign. We had a great turnout at the Sheffield Tavern in Philadelphia and the evening was a complete success. I owe many thanks to all who contributed to a great night.
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Why We Do It

I received the below email this morning from an old college friend after thanking her for her generous donation to my Man of the Year campaign. It's stories such as these that warm the heart and are proof that all of these fundraising efforts really do pay off in big ways.
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LLS Man & Woman of the Year Kick Off Celebration

In addressing the room last night at the Man of the Year kick off celebration, I zeroed in on a few key points.
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Wow, What a Day

I have been somewhat of a slacker in the blog department. It’s not that I haven’t been full of opinions or that my life has been boring. The fact is the exact opposite is true. I just haven’t had much time to sit and write. But after the very therapeutic and euphoric run that I just had, I feel the need. This weather just doesn’t get any better and it does so much for your mental outlook and emotional stability. To sum it up in a word ….. “ahhhhhhh”.
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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man of the Year

Many of you know that I have been nominated to run for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man of the Year award. The Man & Woman of the Year is a national campaign to raise funds to cure leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma. In case you are not aware of my story, I will give you a few of the highlights. I have been an athlete my entire life, and have been racing endurance sports for close to 25 years but I am also living proof that cancer doesn’t play by any rules.
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