Author Archives: Steve

Ironman Lake Placid 70.3 Bib #24

This week the athlete bib #s were published for Ironman Lake Placid 70.3. There are a couple of thousand athletes registered for this race so I was pretty surprised to see that I was assigned #24. I’m not sure if these were assigned alphabetically or if those of us representing the Ironman Foundation were assigned [...]
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USA Triathlon Regional Council

Some of you may know  that I served on the USAT Mid-Atlantic Regional Council from 2006-2015. I’m happy to say that after a couple of heart to heart conversations with Council Chair and good buddy Rob Vigorito, I’ve accepted an offer to come back. There are some cool things happening here in the area  and [...]
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Vigo Sighting

This was just so stinking cool. Over the weekend, I raced in the USA Triathlon Mid Atlantic regional championship at Atlantic City NJ. Upon my arrival on race morning I ran into a great friend and wonderful human being in Rob Vigorito. As USAT Regional Chair, “Vigo” was there to help out with the race. [...]
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Intestinal Fortitute

Greetings! On my ride yesterday I got to thinking about a high school soccer coach I had who used to preach the importance of having “intestinal fortitude” to be able to dig deep when you needed that something extra. We really didn’t get it as teenagers. But somewhere along the way of 30 years of [...]
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Breaking Team in Trainin News

Registration for Saint Anthony’s Triathlon on April 29th, 2018, has opened. Join the Team today to take advantage of the Early Bird commitment level pricing. Use code TRITNT to join for free ($100 value, expires 7/31/17) http://bit.ly/TNTFY18Reg
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RemissionMan Blog Award

I was happy to learn that Feedspot has recognized this blog as a top 50 leukemia blog across all domestic and international leukemia sites on the web. I was actually 27th out of 50. The criteria used was a combination of Google reputation and search ranking, social media influence, quality & consistency of posts, and [...]
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2017 TCS NYC Marathon

In November I will be back in the Big Apple to take on the New York City Marathon for the 8th time. This year I will be racing for Team RTR (Racing to Register). Racing To Register’s main goal is to increase the number of potential donors available to patients who are in need of [...]
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Rothman Ambassador

The Rothman Institute liked my story and wanted to run it as part of their Ambassador program. You can check it out here: Steve – Meniscectomy
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Cancer Support Community

And yet another contact that I made on my recent trip to Chicago was the Cancer Support Community. As the largest professionally led nonprofit network of cancer support worldwide, the Cancer Support Community (CSC) is dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. [...]
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CLL Society

One of the connections I made while in Chicago was with the CLL Society. The CLL Society Inc. is a patient–centric, physician–curated nonprofit organization focused on patient education, support, and research. Dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of the CLL and related blood cancer communities, our goal is to develop real, recent and relevant [...]
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