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Be Well Philly Article

Philadelphia magazine’s health and fitness supplement, Be Well Philly, ran a nice piece on me in their current September issue. Thanks to editor Emily Leaman, and photographer Adam Jones, for capturing what’s been important in this journey. Pick it up at your local news stand or check it out here. Be Well Philly
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New Drug May Be Best Treatment for Leukemia Yet

(TIME.com) — It’s called ibrutinib, and it’s a potential breakthrough in treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) that could leave patients with fewer side effects than chemotherapy. In research published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), scientists report that the experimental drug, which differs from broadly acting chemotherapy agents by specifically targeting certain cancer-causing processes, [...]
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Gatorade, Coaching, and TriRock News

A few new things have shaken out this week. For starters, my Team in Training coaching buddy, Todd Wiley who has had the Eastern Pennsylvania triathlon team since 1999 and who I have been partnering with since my diagnosis in 2006 is stepping down from the head coaching helm. This is a tough pill to [...]
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South Africa, Two Oceans Interview

I was recently contacted by Kolosa Vuso with the South African marketing firm Tenfour Media to answer a few questions regarding my participation in the upcoming Two Oceans Ultra Marathon in Cape Town South Africa.  The timing was quite ironic because I was just starting to contemplate a blog post on this very topic. I’m not [...]
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New Runner Academy Interview

I recently did an interview with Matt Johnson of Runner Academy and we chatted about a wide array of topics. Come check out the podcast.
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Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge

Just a heads up that the event which was originally scheduled for November 7th to announce the winner of the Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge was postponed due to inclement weather here in the Philly area. The event has been rescheduled for Monday, November 19th. Stay tuned!
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Advancing to the Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge Finals

Just wanted to thank everyone for all of their votes and support during the Be Philly Health Hero Challenge. I am happy to say that we have advanced to the finals. More details to follow but here is the official announcement from Philadelphia Magazine. I am looking forward to one heck of a campaign from [...]
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Philly Rock & Roll Half Marathon

I am happy to announce that I have been asked to be the guest speaker at the Team in Training dinner for the Rock & Roll Half Marathon here in Philly. The dinner and talk is this Saturday, September 15th. And race day is Sunday.  It’s always an honor and a pleasure to address the [...]
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REMISSION …Take Two

I had a great surprise this morning when I checked in with my Dr. right before my scheduled Rituxan treatment session. If you recall, today would have been my 4th treatment out of 6 that they ordered to handle my Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia relapse symptoms. When the Dr. walked in he asked me when I wanted [...]
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More Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge Info

Here is the interview and info that Philadelphia Magazine's Be Well Philly is running on the Health Hero Challenge.
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