Author Archives: Steve

I’m on TOP

Last week I had a follow up with my oncolodoc. My blood work continues to behave and is responding exactly as hoped now being on the targeted therapy drug Ibrutinib for 5 months to treat my chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The road to “normalcy” continues but for all intents and purposes I FEEL no evidence of [...]
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Three Ways to Help

For over 30 years I’ve been tying together endurance sports and charitable giving.  2019 is affording me several opportunities to do more of the same. The links below will take you to the fundraising events I’m currently registered for and the corresponding charities for each event. Any help that you can give would be immensely [...]
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TCS NYC Marathon

I’ve committed to racing the 2019 TCS NYC Marathon in support of Autism Speaks. As some of you may know, our grandson Reed was recently diagnosed with autism. I’m determined to do anything within my power to help ensure Reed and all of the other Reeds in this  world have the tools and resources needed [...]
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Speaking Engagements

As I continue to add 2019 races, events, and speaking engagements, I thought I would post this for reference. Click the link below and if I can be of any assistance to you or your organization, don’t hesitate to raise your hand! SteveBrownSpeakerNewBio
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Team Relentless Hope

It’s been nearly 13 years since I was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Some people would have considered that diagnosis a curse. I’m not some people. My disease has opened more doors than it has closed and created more opportunities than it has robbed me of. And while I’ve needed to endure 54 rounds of chemo and [...]
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The Power of Choice

Last night I was asked to say a few words at a wonderful community Prayer service. Below was the message I delivered . The Power of Choice When we first started these prayer services many months ago, as we all know, they were for my brother in law, Lefty Snyder. The intentions quickly grew to include me, [...]
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Coming in 2019… Stay Tuned…

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Dear Extended Team in Training Family

I wanted to let you all know that after a fair amount of thought and soul searching, I’ve made the decision to step down as the Eastern Pennsylvania triathlon coach. Over the last 12 and a half years I’ve had the honor and privilege of coaching some of the most amazing people on this planet. [...]
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Dance with Me

Quick update for those keeping score at home. Today is day 13 on my new daily chemo ibrutinib and I continue to see amazing results with virtually no side effects. I also had my 2 week oncolodoc check in today and he was equally pleased. My blood work is responding exactly as it’s supposed to. [...]
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OCNJ 10 Miler & Ibrutinib

My first full week with my new oral chemo had me feeling good enough to jump into the Ocean City New Jersey 10 miler. And I felt beyond great. It was just a perfect day with much to be thankful for. Especially my wife Mary Grace for always being ….. everything. I could never do what [...]
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