Category Archives: cancer

Drafts Before the NFL Draft Talk

On April 23rd, I spoke at a Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man / Woman of the Year fundraising event in support of my good friend and Woman of the Year Candidate Cathy Peduzzi. The hall was filled with several Philadelphia Eagle players, alumni, coaches, staff, and media. It was a real treat for me to [...]
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Big Climb Philly

On Saturday April 23rd a number of us will embark on Big Climb Philly. This is a fundraising initiative for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society that affords the opportunity to stair climb the tallest building in Philadelphia. This is another chance to work with an amazing organization as our efforts go to LLS’s funding of [...]
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Drafts Before the NFL Draft

On Friday April 22nd, I will be attending a benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man and Woman of the Year campaign and speaking to the audience about my story and my experience and association with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as well as Team in Training. Scheduled to attend are Philadelphia Eagle players, [...]
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Eye Opener on PHL17

Thanks to the crew of PHL17 in Philadelphia for having me on this morning talking about Team in Training and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. You can see the clip HERE.
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2016 Racing and Events

A number of 2016 events are starting to take shape. Visit the Schedule page for a partial listing. More details to follow.
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Through Her Eyes

Here is the chapter in my book Relentless Mettle – My Cancer, My Rules written by my wife. She recalls her perspective on my leukemia diagnosis. As told by Mary Grace Brown. In 2005, we had an extremely difficult year.  Steve’s dad was experiencing increased shortness of breath and after being evaluated, he was found to have [...]
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Lost Brother

I want to wish all of my TNT brothers and sisters the best of luck in this weekend’s Philadelphia Marathon. As a 10 year survivor living with chronic leukemia and TNT triathlon coach, I deeply appreciate all that you are doing in support of the mission and applaud the giant steps you are taking in [...]
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Rewind – My Diagnosis

An excerpt by my book “Relentless Mettle – My Cancer, My Rules” I received my calling into the world of endurance sports in 1986 when a friend invited me to do a triathlon with him. I scrambled to borrow a bike and a helmet and had no idea what else to wear but was instantly drawn [...]
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The Thing About Derek

Many of you have been following the journey of Derek Fitzgerald. Derek is a Philadelphia area cancer survivor and a heart transplant recipient who has turned obstacle into opportunity, and limitation into victory. I first met Derek 4 years ago through The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program where as a survivor living with [...]
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Another New York State of Mind

Well another NYC marathon is in the books. This weekend marked my 7th time running the Big Apple and my 26th marathon overall. All 7 of my NYC marathons have been for the charity Grassroot Soccer, a charity founded by my good buddy and fellow cancer crusher Ethan Zohn. This year was another memorable adventure. [...]
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