Our heroes

Why support me?

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Why support me?

Most of us know someone who has been affected by cancer, and every dollar that goes to research and support for patients and their families is important. I will participate in the San Diego half marathon as a member of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Team In Training. Like the other members of TNT, I will be raising funds to help find cures and better treatments for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma. With your support, I can help improve the quality of life for patients, their families and everyone affected by cancer. Every Saturday, we dedicate our training run...

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Our honored teammate

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Our honored teammate

One of my favorite places in Marin is the Headlands, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The views are incredible and the climbs are hard (but rewarding). On my third week of training, we ran at the Headlands, starting at Rodeo beach on a really perfect morning. It was a 9 mile run with some tough inclines, which we dedicated to our honored teammate, Larry Russo. Here is a thank you note written for the team and its supporters from Larry: Hello Everyone!! I am a cancer survivor (Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma). In 1993, I noticed a lump under my chin the size of a peach pit, when to...

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