My Fundraising Page

Running for Roddy
Oct 06, 2011

Racing to Save Lives

Welcome to my Team In Training home page.

I'm training to participate in an endurance event as a member of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Team In Training. All of us on Team In Training are raising funds to help stop leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma and myeloma from taking more lives.

I am completing this event in honor of all individuals who are battling blood cancers. But, I am also doing so in memory of my friend, Roderick Ante, who passed away last year from his fight with lymphoma. Roderick lived life to the fullest. Often times, he would spontaneously decide to go on a road trip and, within hours, be in his car and on the road. Craving for a chili dog? Off to DC for Ben's Chili Bowl! Want a cheesesteak instead? Philly, here we come!

Roddy's love for music was immense. He attended so many concerts and shows in a year, it was a surprise that he didn't work for Billboard or Rolling Stone. If you ever needed help figuring out a song or artist, he could tell you - no matter how obscure or old the song was. If you wanted to add new artists into your iPod rotation, Roddy would be on your doorstep with a CD mix he burned for you. And, you would love everything on that CD! You'd want him on your trivia team - and not just for his nusic knowledge!

Roddy was special, not just to me, but to all his friends. These are the real heroes on our team, and we need your support to cross the ultimate finish line - a cure!

Please make a donation to support my participation in Team In Training and help advance LLS's mission. Thanks for your support!


Supporter Comments

    "Thanks for organizing, Nina!"

    Dave Hong

    Sat May 14 09:11:19 EDT 2011

    "Thank you for this effort, God bless and let's keep working towards a cancer free world."

    Angel R

    Sat May 14 11:53:24 EDT 2011

    "Here's my matching bid for Jennifer R!"

    Dave Hong

    Mon May 16 11:50:45 EDT 2011

    "Great job once again Nina!"

    JT/Chun Syndicate

    Mon May 16 03:12:54 EDT 2011

    "Such a great cause. Thanks Nina! "

    Philip Holtberg

    Mon May 16 02:48:19 EDT 2011

    "Simple Fact: You are awesome. "

    Joey Bones

    Mon May 16 01:51:47 EDT 2011

    "Thank you, Nina!"

    Maria Morgan

    Sun May 15 11:31:11 EDT 2011

    "Epically awesome as always, Nina! Thanks so much!"

    Irene Fishman

    Mon May 16 12:49:16 EDT 2011

    "I've always been a supporter of the L&LS. I'm no long distance runner, but I give to those who participate in the marathons. BUT this has to be the most fun I've had in contributing to such a great fundraiser! Every year, you out due yourself. Thank you once again! Love & Kisses, Sandy"


    Sat May 14 10:58:07 EDT 2011

    "Congratulations on a great date auction, Nina. Roddy would be proud."

    Audrey J.

    Fri May 13 05:23:53 EDT 2011

My Fundraising Total

Raised: $7,525.00 | Goal: $10,000.00
75 %

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In Memory of

Roderick Ante

My Thanks To

JT/Chun Syndicate $1300.00
Audrey J. $550.00
Atif I $505.00
Yusyin Hsin $450.00
Brian Norris $400.00
Zayed K. $350.00
Dave Hong $320.00
Irene Fishman $305.00
Maria Morgan $305.00
james f $300.00
Radford Tam $300.00
sandoids $250.00
George Liao $225.00
Joey Bones $200.00
Michael Feld $200.00
Angel R $200.00
Elisabeth Koroh $195.00
Richard Wong $170.00
Helena Hui $130.00
Ki G $120.00
Dave Hong $120.00
Jennifer Ro $120.00
Philip Holtberg $100.00
Garrett Patton $90.00
Matteo Ruggiu $85.00
Antonio Allam $50.00
mabel salazar $50.00
Lisa Alcock $50.00
Jose Herrera $25.00
Eugenia Scappatura $10.00