My Fundraising Page

My Fundraising Page
Dec 14, 2012

Teams are made up of individuals. Without them, there is no team.


Welcome to my Team In Training home page.


I have a mission-to help find cures and more effective treatments for blood cancers. To accomplish that mission, I’m participating in a sports endurance event 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. I’m improving the quality of my life by participating and with your support, I can help improve the quality of life for patients and their families as well.


I am personally running in memory of a woman in my first group that I ever coached, she was a cancer survivor and fantastic person. Towards the end of the season she started struggling and she pulled me aside one practice and said “Gwynne, I’m really afraid that my breathing issues are this cancer coming back, it seems just like before.” She had been talking to other survivors of her same cancer and either they stayed in remission or they relapsed into the same cancer again or it developed into leukemia.


The next month she started to go to NIH clinical center to get a diagnosis, months later they still weren’t sure what was wrong with her. Eventually they determined that she had relapsed to have leukemia and was taken to Texas for treatment. She was in and out of treatment in Texas for a few months, lost her hair but she never lost her fight. She was such a positive inspiration.


Last fall, I found out via her husband on her facebook site that she had passed away, the leukemia had finally worn down her body so much that she could no longer fight. Her light for life and her high spirits despite that surmounting devastation it was doing to her body she could no longer keep up.


So this spring I decided to run with Team in Training for the Nike Women’s half marathon in DC. If you can help me reach my goal even with a few dollars I would be very greatful.


Thank you for your support,

Gwynne

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Supporter Comments

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    "Good Luck Gwynne! :) ~ Leigh "
     

    Leigh Rosica

    Sat Feb 02 08:13:20 EST 2013

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    "Go Gwynne Go! "
     

    Shannon Hunt

    Mon Feb 11 12:23:35 EST 2013

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    "Have a great run! :)"
     

    Ann Ferrero

    Mon Feb 25 10:04:50 EST 2013

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    "Super hero 5k"
     

    Steven Jarman

    Tue Feb 26 09:43:30 EST 2013

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    "See you at the Fun Run!!!"
     

    Davina Proffitt

    Wed Mar 13 12:03:07 EDT 2013

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    "GO TEAM!!"
     

    Run Kat

    Wed Mar 27 04:44:29 EDT 2013

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    "I"
     

    Justin Sadaie

    Tue Mar 26 04:57:55 EDT 2013

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    "Gwynne,I will be doing the 5k Virtually. Good luck :-)"
     

    Tara Reed

    Mon Mar 25 07:41:01 EDT 2013

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    "For the SuperHero 5K! Not 100% sure if I can make it or not (really trying to) but if not I'll do it virtual!"
     

    Dawn LaBay

    Mon Mar 25 07:18:34 EDT 2013

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    "Donating to the race!"
     

    Jennifer Miner

    Fri Mar 15 04:06:30 EDT 2013

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    "You're almost there!!"
     

    Aki & Julio

    Fri Mar 15 01:00:07 EDT 2013

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    "I'll be doing the Superhero 5K virtually :) "
     

    Shannon Hunt

    Tue Mar 12 11:40:14 EDT 2013

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    "You're doing a tremendous thing here, Gwynne! I'm so proud to know you. Good luck!"
     

    Janell Weaver

    Wed Feb 13 08:55:38 EST 2013

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    "Run fast run strong. See you there "
     

    Anonymous

    Thu Jan 24 09:25:10 EST 2013

My Fundraising Total

Raised: $1,523.00 | Goal: $1,400.00
 
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My Thanks To

Anonymous $100.00
C $75.00
Marty Scites $50.00
Justin Sadaie $50.00
Bettina Muscara $50.00
Sara & Marlon $50.00
Ann Ferrero $50.00
annabel flunker $50.00
Shannon Hunt $50.00
Stacey F $50.00
Anonymous $50.00
BWR lady! $50.00
Vicki K $38.00
Courtney Welsh $25.00
Mayra Fairbairn $25.00
Run Kat $25.00
Dawn LaBay $25.00
Julie Gliessner $25.00
Jennifer Miner $25.00
Matthew Cichocki $25.00
Shannon Hunt $25.00
Anonymous $25.00
Steven Jarman $25.00
Janell Weaver $25.00
Mom & Dad $25.00
Leigh Rosica $25.00
Anonymous $25.00
Kelly Wanca $25.00
Anonymous $25.00
Anonymous $25.00
Tara Reed  
Aki & Julio  
Davina Proffitt  
Jenna Hnath  
Gabriela Perez Baez  
Kimmie  
Jennifer Kouznetsova