Running for Trice & Andrew

Running for Trice & Andrew
Jan 11, 2010 by Jim Osterman

Feb. 7 I lost my friend Trice Ward to cancer. With her husband's blessing I have dedicated my participation in the June 6 Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in San Diego to her memory.

Feb. 26 I lost my friend and mentor Andrew Jaffe. He was my patient hero last fall for Nike -- and I'm now running in his memory as well.

In doing so I will be raising funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. A diagnosis of leukemia or any form of cancer pulls the innocent into a fight they did not chose nor provoke.

The LLS has asked me to raise $2900 -- I'm aiming for $10,000. I know that now might not be the best time to ask people to donate, but the number of people being diagnosed isn't slowing down so neither can I. Sorry to say, cancer is recession proof.

So please donate what you can. At our group training sessions I ask my teammates: "If there's no place you'd rather be than right here, right know working to whip leukemia, gimme a HELL YEAH!" -- so all donations $10 and above will get a GIMME A HELL YEAH! orange bracelet.

If you would prefer to donate by check, please make it out to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and mail it to me at:

Jim Osterman

Team In Training

6415 Colebridge RD

Atlanta, GA 30328

I can't do this alone, but together we can!

May God bless....



Supporter Comments

    "Go Jim! Thanks for all you do for TNT."

    Sally Corbett

    Thu May 13 09:28:57 EDT 2010

    "Rock it Jim!!"

    Bonnie Gartley

    Tue Jan 12 10:28:40 EST 2010

    "GO Jim, GO Jim!!! "

    Denisse Gomez

    Fri May 21 08:56:10 EDT 2010

    "You are such an inspiration Jim! Keep up the good work!"

    Calleigh Kirschner

    Mon May 10 07:48:14 EDT 2010

    "I am so honored to call you my friend!! You truly have a heart of gold and I wish I could be there with you in San Diego!! Run, Jim, RUN!!!"

    Laurie Botner

    Mon May 10 12:49:40 EDT 2010

    "Hi Jim. Hope this note finds you well. Thanks for what you do."

    Ann B. Lally

    Mon Mar 29 01:29:50 EDT 2010

    "I hope this helps!! Love you lots. Thanks for helping out with Relay for Life as well!"


    Mon Mar 01 04:28:16 EST 2010

    "HELL YEAH! You go, Jim!!"

    Renee Keeble

    Mon Mar 01 10:58:18 EST 2010

    "Run Jim Run!"

    Alison Press

    Tue Feb 02 01:04:48 EST 2010

    "Go Jim Go!! Can't wait to see you cross the finish line in San Diego!"

    Sally Last

    Fri Jan 29 10:17:24 EST 2010

    "Since June 6th is my 29th birthday, here's $29! Thank you for your amazing commitment to this cause!"

    Rainey Richards

    Fri Jan 22 03:21:17 EST 2010

My Fundraising Total

Raised: $586.00 | Goal: $2,900.00
20 %

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We are sorry donations are no longer being accepted for this participant for this event.

In Memory of

Trice Ward & Andrew Jaffe

My Thanks To

Bruce Morrow $250.00
Andrew Pearson $210.00
Amanda Dalton $100.00
Thomas Siebert $100.00
Griggs Ward $100.00
Tim & Kathleen Brace $100.00
Kurt Tausche $100.00
David Fitzgerald $100.00
Ron Fisher $100.00
Virgil Shutze $100.00
Patrick Scullin $100.00
James Osterman $66.00
Whip Leukemia by Phoning ... $65.00
Mark Shavin $55.00
Catherine Hallett Frankli... $50.00
Thom Gonyeau $50.00
Guy Tucker $50.00
lisa galanti $50.00
BA Albert $50.00
Sally Hogshead $50.00
Michael and Sara Baxter $50.00
Jeff Silverman $50.00
charles m dalziel jr $50.00
Denise Scott $35.00
Rosemary Pearson $30.00
Rainey Richards $29.00
Sarah Weitzenkorn $25.00
Mitzi Jiles $25.00
Michael Tyre $25.00
Denisse Gomez $25.00
Barbara Lippert $25.00
Shay Edy $25.00
barbara malone $25.00
Zeljka Matasic $25.00
Laurie Botner $25.00
Pam Piligian $25.00
Lesley Gamwell $25.00
John Burr $25.00
Christian Proctor $25.00
Shari Herzberg $25.00
Alicia Griswold $25.00
Jerry and Susan Brown $25.00
Ken Bowes $25.00
Thomas Forbes $25.00
Carie Cato $25.00
Marianne Lawhead $25.00
Bob Toohey $25.00
Renee Keeble $25.00
Robert Shaw West $25.00
David Davis $25.00
Sally Last $25.00
maddy duke $25.00
Gary Powell $20.00
Brent Beatty $15.00
Jay & Tori Hood $15.00
Iris Levin $10.00
Amelia $10.00
Alison Press $10.00
Sally Corbett  
Calleigh Kirschner  
Ann B. Lally  
Angela & Hugh Meyer  
Bonnie Gartley