Category Archives: leukemia & lymphoma society

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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Team LLS Survivors Tri for a Cure

Steve Brown, Derek Fitzgerald, and Karl Wicks are triathletes, advocates for finding cures to blood cancers, and cancer survivors. The Delaware Charity Challenge Winter Games will take place Saturday, January 9, 2016. The Winter Games consist of an indoor triathlon and scooter challenge, along with the Winter Race to Raise fundraising competition. Delaware Charity Challenge is a [...]
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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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A Message to our TNT TriRock Philly Athletes

Hey guess what? It’s almost race weekend. I’m not saying that to stir the anxiety pot, I’m saying that because I can’t believe this season is almost over. As I said at SJU yesterday, please DO NOT try to cram months of training into these last two weeks. That is always a recipe for injury. [...]
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WEGO Health Guest Blog Post

I was recently asked by WEGO Health to contribute a guest blog post on my leukemia experience. Happy reading! Click HERE to read.
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Living With… Interview

I recently did this podcast interview for “Living With…” I hope you enjoy it. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/living-with…episode-009/id975036684?i=339905118&mt=2
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Philly.com Article

Many thanks to Tracey Romero and Philly.com for running this piece on their blog site on March 4th. Click HERE to read.
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Seeptember is Blood Cancer Awareness Month

During Blood Cancer Awareness Month this September, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is reminding everyone that while breakthrough therapies are saving lives, work still needs to be done to find cures – not someday, but today. Thanks to LLS-funded research, new safe and effective treatments, once unimaginable, are saving lives today. Cures for many patients with [...]
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The Running Lifestyle Podcast Interview

I recently did this podcast interview with Kari Gormley for The Running Lifestyle. We talk about running, triathlon, my leukemia diagnosis and treatments, family, and life. Check out Kari’s other interviews as well. Click to listen  iTunes
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Team in Training Season Wrap Up

 Below are some of my thoughts from a talk that I gave at the inspirational dinner for this year’s TriRock Philadelphia Team in Training group. Most of this content made it into the talk, some may not have. This was a small but terrific group of heroes. I, as always, was moved by their fortitude, [...]
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