Tag Archive: Rock ‘n Roll

Oct 10

Cancer picked the fight, we just answered the call

On February 25th, 2011, I lost my mom to lung cancer. She was 68 years old. Although my heart ached, I knew she was no longer suffering and at peace. In a blink of an eye, I can still picture my last moments with her; holding her hand, rubbing her arm and repeating, “I’m here …

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Aug 22

Pushing Through the Pain with DetermiNation

I run because I want to fight cancer. My mom was diagnosed with cancer in her early 40s and had to endure radical surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy. My dad passed away from cancer at the age of 49, when I was still at college. The coxswain of my crew team in college passed away from …

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Aug 08

It’s All About The Mission

The DNation Team for Broad Street Run

Almost a year ago, I had the pleasure of running the Philadelphia Marathon with DetermiNation. The team there is one of the largest, most fun, passionate and dedicated groups of DetermiNators anywhere. Most of us who run, bike, walk and swim with DetermiNation do it because we have a strong personal connection to the mission …

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Jul 25

I’m Running For …

Last Sunday, Team DetermiNation crashed the party at the Rock ‘n Roll Chicago Half Marathon, and as is always the case with DetermiNators, they were a huge crowd pleaser. But more than that, they were a smash hit and doing what DetermiNators do best: honoring people they love and raising money to kick cancer’s ass. …

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Feb 21

Running For More Birthdays!

One of the most rewarding things about blogging for me has been having the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others by supporting  causes that are near and dear to my heart. As a member of the American Cancer Society (ACS) Blogger Advisory Council for the past 2.5 years, I’ve been able …

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