Help Tucker Beat Cancer

It's Time To Kick Cancer's Butt For Good
May 01, 2013 by Tucker Echols

Welcome to my fundraising page! Since you're here, you know that I have cancer. Diffuse Large B-Cell lymphoma, to be precise. But I am lucky. There is a chemo regimen that will help me kick DLBCL's butt. Other's are not so lucky. They need our help.

I have joined the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training so that we can give the help that is needed. We are raising funds to help find cures and better treatments for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma.

Please give what you can so we can kick cancer's butt for good!

Lots of Love,


Why I Race - Sheila, Molly & Daniel
May 01, 2013 by Tucker Echols


Supporter Comments

    "Go Tucker Go! You're awesome. "

    Jay Vilar

    Fri Apr 12 01:35:01 EDT 2013

    "Go Tucker Go!"

    Carter Echols and Bill Johnson

    Wed May 01 10:47:07 EDT 2013

    "Counting on you to fight the good fight!"

    Dabney Chapman

    Thu May 02 08:39:54 EDT 2013

    "With you in spirit, dear cousin, every minute of every training mile...until you stop at the end of your triathlon...and this is all a distant, endlessly inspiring memory. We all have a stake in this fight!"

    Sarah Chapman Monahan

    Thu May 02 10:37:22 EDT 2013

    "Go Tucker! We are proud of your fighting spirit and send our love."

    Elizabeth Echols and Parviz Boozarpour

    Sun May 05 07:17:31 EDT 2013

    "Tucker, thanks for letting us share in your journey. You are our hero! We are confident that your attitude will carry you through! Love, Kath and Amy"

    Kathleen & Amy

    Mon May 06 04:58:46 EDT 2013

    "I'm expecting speed -- won't the lack of hair make you more aerodynamic?"


    Tue May 07 06:25:31 EDT 2013

    "We are honored to be part of your team. Barbara and Ray"

    Barbara Adolfi and Ray Boc

    Tue May 07 09:55:39 EDT 2013

    "Tucker, I believe in you and love you and your precious family - especially resplendent in your Nationals regalia Beth Echols"

    Beth Echols

    Tue May 07 12:11:49 EDT 2013

    "Go Tucker! Glad you are raising money for such a great cause!"

    Anna and Nate

    Tue May 07 10:13:25 EDT 2013

    "With love and gratitude to all the fighters who kicked cancer's butt...and our humble sympathies to those who were not as fortunate. We're with you 1000% Tucker. You too will beat this. With love from the Turk family"

    Turk family

    Wed May 08 10:53:19 EDT 2013

    "Have a great race! I'm a daily WTOP listener and a 5.5-year survivor of stage IV Hodgkin's lymphoma. I'm in remission, am feeling great, and hope you have a speedy recovery. Janet H."

    Janet H.

    Thu May 09 02:17:43 EDT 2013

    "Tucker, I also have DLBC and have recently completed chemotherapy. Just getting back to running. Not ready to race yet. Run for all of us. "


    Thu May 09 02:19:06 EDT 2013

    "Cheering you on from L.A."

    Lucy O'Donnell

    Thu May 09 05:06:51 EDT 2013

    "Tucker - Jen Nycz-Conner passed along the WTOP story, and I'm inspired by what you're doing to turn your battle into a fight to prevent others from having to endure the same. LLS is close to my heart - my aunt survived leukemia as a teenager. And a couple years ago I did my own Team in Training ride in her honor to raise money for LLS. Go Tucker go! Ben"

    Ben Hammer

    Thu May 09 05:51:36 EDT 2013

    "Good Luck Tucker!! We are praying for you & hope you kick it to the moon! Love, Jason & Sarah Osborn"

    Sarah & Jason Osborn

    Fri May 10 02:07:18 EDT 2013

    "Here's to a winner! Glad to be a part of your team. Bill and Becky"

    Becky Huntting

    Fri May 10 08:35:08 EDT 2013

    "Tucker, prayers and positive thoughts for you and your family. Take good care and train only as your body allows. I know you will do great."

    Laura Teschendorf Woodbury

    Fri May 10 10:57:14 EDT 2013

    "Tucker, I know you're going to cross that finish line--and with a smile on your face. I'll be thinking of your courage, not only during Eagleman, but in the upcoming months. Truly an inspiration! "

    Delwen Jones

    Sun May 12 10:40:41 EDT 2013

    "My brother has non-Hodgkins. Go, Tucker, Go!"

    Jill Farrell

    Mon May 13 01:54:52 EDT 2013

    "We are cheering for you and look forward to celebrating with you after you've kicked some butt! Go - Tucker - Go! "

    Elizabeth Mumaw

    Mon May 13 04:58:22 EDT 2013

    "Go n-�ir� an t-�dh leat"

    Todd Randolph

    Tue May 14 12:10:04 EDT 2013

    "Please tell Sheila, the extra $1 is her birthday gift. Run Forrest, run!! Go Tucker."

    Kevin Enright

    Thu May 16 09:12:16 EDT 2013

    "Go, Tucker!"

    Hugo & Lisa

    Thu May 16 01:35:16 EDT 2013

    "All our love! Liza and family "

    Liza Chapman

    Mon May 20 05:28:57 EDT 2013

    "In memory of our beloved Ann."

    Paula Martindill

    Thu May 23 06:03:16 EDT 2013

    "Go Tucker!! We know you will kick cancer's butt. Love, The Sheldon's "

    Laura,Doug,Morgan and Olivia Sheldon

    Thu May 23 10:00:02 EDT 2013

    "Rock it Tucker!"

    Venditti Family :)

    Thu May 23 11:53:08 EDT 2013

    "You can do this Tucker!! "

    The Hollons

    Fri May 24 11:10:42 EDT 2013

    "We are proud of you Tucker, and there with you all the way. The Moreaus"

    Lisa and Mike Moreau

    Fri May 24 10:11:02 EDT 2013

    "Tucker is my hero!"

    Beth Simons

    Thu May 30 06:39:02 EDT 2013

    "You are an inspiration!"

    Cathy Echols

    Sat Jun 01 07:45:16 EDT 2013

    "You go guy!"

    Carlyle Gill

    Wed Jun 05 12:27:58 EDT 2013


    Andrew and Kara Schulz

    Wed Jun 05 09:04:27 EDT 2013

    "My dear Tucker, about 10 minutes ago I learnt of your diagnosis, and (about 2.3 seconds after that) of your determination to fight and to race -- I see you are taking after St. Paul (excellent!); this is gloriously typical of you, my friend. The Lord and His Blessed Mother accompany you. I'll be with you in prayer at every step. Rafe"

    Rafael Madan

    Wed Jun 05 10:31:46 EDT 2013

    "The Pitch/Weiss family is behind you, Tucker!! Love, Michael, Elaine, Kayla and Maya"

    Michael Pitch

    Wed Jun 05 11:10:59 EDT 2013

    "You Rock. Love to you and the family.Tori and Elizabeth."

    Tori and Elizabeth

    Wed Jun 05 11:12:51 EDT 2013

    "Tucker, Good luck and great job....Survivors stick together! Kick some butt!"

    Lou & Laurie Rosenberg

    Thu Jun 06 12:33:35 EDT 2013

    "You are a rock! We are proud of you! Go Tucker!"

    Tim and Arlette Lantry/Mankemi

    Thu Jun 06 10:26:17 EDT 2013

    "Kick butt Tucker!!! Thinking about you, Sanya, Katrina, Mali & Kansiri Sukduang"

    Katrina Sukduang

    Thu Jun 06 01:03:07 EDT 2013

    "For my dear friend, Tucker Echols, and my dad, Bob Ritz, who waged a brave seven-year fight against leukemia. You're both my heroes."

    Bill Ritz

    Thu Jun 06 05:55:03 EDT 2013

    "Go Tucker!"

    Caitlin Burke

    Fri Jun 07 11:05:25 EDT 2013

    "Tucker - go fight the good fight! You and your beautiful family are in our thoughts and prayers. -- "

    Ruth Willbanks

    Fri Jun 07 09:10:42 EDT 2013

    "Yay Tucker!!! We believe in you... prayers and good luck wishes going your way. You will win both battles..."

    The O'Shea Family

    Sat Jun 08 10:30:35 EDT 2013

    "You've Got This Thing! God Speed! Thoughts and prayers with you and your family! As my Grandson would say......Run like the wind! Keep those fancy feet of yours moving and think of all those people that will be waiting for you at the end. "

    Susan Herring

    Sat Jun 08 02:08:46 EDT 2013

    "Tucker, you are an inspiration! Good luck at the race and the Haynes family is with you!"

    Haynes Family

    Sun Jun 09 08:17:23 EDT 2013

    "We were thinking of you today on race day and can't wait to get the full report on how it all went. We're so impressed with all of your efforts - your own fight and the awareness and fundraising for others. All our best - the Woodwards."

    Ellen Woodward

    Mon Jun 10 12:57:45 EDT 2013

    "We are behind you , Tucker!! You are amazing! Love, Marcie and Dick"

    Marcie and Dick Williams

    Wed Jun 12 11:25:00 EDT 2013

    "Tucker, you inspire me. Congratulations on your race, and on all the good you're doing! Much good health to you, my friend!"

    Jennifer Conner

    Thu Jun 20 09:49:45 EDT 2013

    "Positive energy all the way in fighting this one. "

    Tamar King

    Fri Jul 05 10:36:22 EDT 2013

My Fundraising Total

Raised: $10,346.00 | Goal: $10,000.00
103 %

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My Thanks To

Rafael Madan $500.00
Anonymous $300.00
Michael and Allana Enrigh... $252.00
Kevin Enright $251.00
Anonymous $250.00
The Hollons $250.00
The Heyl Family $250.00
Liza Chapman $250.00
Hugo & Lisa $250.00
Delwen Jones $250.00
Aaron, Megan, Julianne, &... $250.00
Mueller Family $250.00
Beth Echols $250.00
Elizabeth Echols and Par... $250.00
Sarah Chapman Monahan $250.00
Carter Echols and Bill Jo... $250.00
Jay Vilar $250.00
The O'Shea Family $100.00
Ned Parrott $100.00
Bill Ritz $100.00
Polly Donaldson $100.00
Mary and Timothy Christen... $100.00
Carlyle Gill $100.00
Venditti Family :) $100.00
Laura and Mike Granruth $100.00
Julia G. Stokes $100.00
Laura Teschendorf Woodbu... $100.00
Becky Huntting $100.00
Sarah & Jason Osborn $100.00
Ben Hammer $100.00
Lucy O'Donnell $100.00
Papadopoulos Family $100.00
Barbara Adolfi and Ray Bo... $100.00
randi & greg wortman $100.00
Kathleen & Amy $100.00
Dabney Chapman $100.00
Tom & Mary Riley $77.00
Tamar King $50.00
Katrina Sukduang $50.00
Sydney Miller $50.00
Andrew and Kara Schulz $50.00
Jill Farrell $50.00
Anonymous $50.00
Caitlin Burke $30.00
Janet H. $10.00
Alice McDonnell  
Jennifer Conner  
Marcie and Dick Williams  
Charlie and Maureen Hathw...  
Ellen Woodward  
Haynes Family  
Susan Herring  
Ruth Willbanks  
Kathleen Hogan  
James Guinivan and Susan ...  
Tim and Arlette Lantry/Ma...  
Liz Courain  
Lou & Laurie Rosenberg  
Tori and Elizabeth  
Michael Pitch  
Mike & Sylvia Augusteijn  
DeAnne Stokes  
Cathy Echols  
Beth Simons  
Lisa and Mike Moreau  
Laura,Doug,Morgan and Oli...  
Paula Martindill  
Famille Ducoudret  
Brian Boscolo Family  
Mary Dunbar  
Todd Randolph  
Susan Gaughan  
Elizabeth Mumaw  
Team Burke  
Turk family  
Colette Boulin  
Anna and Nate  
Ann Conway