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2016 Chemo Round 3

For those of you keeping score at home…round 3 of chemo concluded today without any issues. My blood counts were good and I continue to both respond and tolerate treatment pretty well.  I haven’t slept yet since yesterday due to the beauty and curse of my favorite (said nobody ever) steroid decadron but sleeping is [...]
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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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HEADstrong’s 1st Annual 5k Run Set for September 14th

Ridley Park, PA – With September recognized as National Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month the HEADstrong Foundation™ has unveiled plans for special fundraising event to promote blood cancer awareness, honor those in the fight and raise funds to support the essential programs and services offered by the organization to improve quality of life for those affected by blood cancers and their families.
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2014 Nicholas E. Colleluori Award

On March 21st 2014, I had the pleasure of introducing cancer survivor and heart transplant recipient Derek Fitzgerald and presenting him with the Nicholas E. Colleluori award for his demonstrated bravery and impact on the blood cancer community at the annual HEADSTRONG Foundation Lime Light Gala. I have known Derek on multiple levels for a couple [...]
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You’re Invited, HEADstrong’s 4th Annual Lime Light Gala, March 21st

March 2014 will mark our 4th Annual Lime Light Gala. The evening will shine the lime light on blood cancers by offering an incredible silent auction, stories of hope shared by blood cancer patients and survivors, memories of Nicholas and his inspirational story, honoree presentations, recognition of advancements in innovative research, scrumptious food, live music, dancing, and more!
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HEADstrong Announces 1st Annual Relentless Challenge on March 16th at Wells Fargo Center

Philadelphia, PA – HEADstrong Foundation™ (HF) is proud to announce the 1st Annual Relentless Challenge; a new family-friendly fitness challenge in collaboration with the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). On Sunday, March 16, 2014, for the first time in Philadelphia sports history, the floors of the Wells Fargo Center will be transformed [...]
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Looking Ahead to 2014

I wanted to take a minute and update folks on a few things that I am excited about as we get ready to usher in the New Year.  For starters, keep an eye on Endurance Racing Magazine as I will be writing a standing column called “Racing Against Cancer” where I will talk about all [...]
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Steadfast, Relentless, and HEADstrong

I am still struggling over finding just the right words to appropriately describe how moved I was at the 2nd Annual HEADStrong Lime Light Gala, held on March 23rd at the Hyatt at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia or how extremely honored I am to be the recipient of the Nicholas E. Colleluori Award for my [...]
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HEADstrong’s Lime Light Gala

On Friday, March 23, 2012 the HEADstrong Foundation will roll out the lime green carpet for what has become one of the most special events in all of lacrosse. The 2nd Annual Lime Light Gala; an evening in remembrance of HEADstrong founder Nicholas E. Colleluori, honoring the patients, families, survivors and victims of blood cancer and benefitting Nick’s House, the Nicholas E. Colleluori Lymphoma Research Fund at the Abramson Cancer Center and the City of Hope.
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A Couple of Quick Updates

Just a few quickies to keep people in the loop. First of all, I added the new National Harbor Ironman 70.3 to the schedule this year. Race date is August 5th and this will fit in nicely between Eagleman Ironman 70.3 in June and Chesapeakeman Ultra Triathlon in September.
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