Category Archives: charity

Big Climb Philly 2017 Registration OPEN

One of the best events I did in 2016 was the Big Climb Philly that took us up 43 floors of the Comcast Building to a breathtaking view of the Philly skyline. I will absolutely be back in 2017! Register Today for Big Climb Philly MAY 13, 2017 ONE COMMERCE SQUARE 2005 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 CLICK HERE TO [...]
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2016 NYC 26.2 and Grassroot Soccer (and Shep)

So, here’s the thing… For the past 7 years I have raced the NYC marathon with my good buddy Ethan Zohn in support of his charity Grassroot Soccer. A mutual friend introduced Ethan and I in 2009 knowing that we each shared a blood cancer diagnosis and we were both former soccer goalkeepers. What makes this [...]
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Fords Fight for Life Night

On Friday October 14th, I had the honor and privilege of participating in an amazing event. My alma mater, Haverford High School, hosts a wonderful celebration and remembrance of those impacted by cancer through their football and football followers’ booster programs. The senior and middle school communities rally together and raise cancer funds and awareness [...]
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Lake Placid Revisited (Take IV)

I’ve toed the line of 15 iron distance triathlons and crossed the finish line of 12 of them. While DNFs are always disappointing and humbling, there is usually some kind of take away or life lesson to be found once the emotional and/or physical bruises heal. I’ve successfully raced Ironman Lake Placid 3 times; in 2002, [...]
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2017 Ironman Lake Placid 70.3

I’m putting out a plea for some help. I figured this would be a great way to knock cancer out of the ring and declare victory. I just signed up for Ironman Lake Placid 70.3 to be held next September. This is a fundraising effort through the Ironman Foundation which raises funds for various philanthropic [...]
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Be Like Mitch

It’s been a week since the passing of Mitch Kline. I’ve wanted to write a few words this week but no clear thought found its way out of my head. But I’ll ramble for the sake of rambling and because I need to. Mitch was a friend to all and a dear friend and supporter [...]
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What’s New? Glad You Asked

Happy Blood Cancer Awareness month!! I haven’t posted in a little bit but that doesn’t mean life hasn’t been busy. Let me try to catch you up to speed with some recent news and happenings. First, as I’ve been actively writing and talking about, I commence with round three of chemo treatment on Monday and Tuesday, September [...]
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Be Well Philly 2016 Health Hero Contest

GET EXCITED, the search is on for this year’s Be Well Philly 2016 Health Hero presented by Independence Blue Cross and we want YOU to nominate someone in your community or even YOURSELF to have a chance to be named your local health champion! This will be the fifth year that Philadelphia Magazine is back [...]
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Successful TriRock Philly for TNT

Last weekend I had the privilege of watching a couple of dozen of our Team in Training athletes cross the finish line of the 2016 TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon. These guys worked hard all season to prepare for Philly. In total, our team raised $104,000 to aid the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s mission to fight blood [...]
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Bill Hauser’s Race to 50K

On Friday, June 10th I had the honor of supporting, guiding, leading, following, feeding, and enjoying the company of my buddy Bill Hauser along with a motley crew of friends and supports as Bill ran 34 miles to raise funds and awareness for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. This trek was part of Bill’s quest for [...]
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