Welcome to our Team's Homepage

Welcome to our Team's Homepage
Nov 23, 2009 by Aaron Sipos

Saving Lives, One Mile and One Donation at a Time


Welcome to Aaron and Amanda's TNT (kick'n cancer's bum) page!


We started off training for the Canyonlands Half Marathon in March. Soon after, during a frigid Saturday morning 5k run to be precise, we were completely caught up in the spirit of the campaign and want to do everything we can to help The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.


TRAINING UPDATE!!!

2/6 Ran about 10 miles on a taper run today and felt great! Ramping up for next week which should be about 16 miles.


1/30 Longest run so far! 14 miles today and definitely felt it. The training aspect of this is getting more and more difficult, but we conquered it like the badasses we are!


1/24 We are currently running about 1.5 hours every weekend in addition to 4 shorter runs per week. We have learned the importance of icing, the benefits (and dangers!) of using performance gels, and fun things like chaffing and blisters. Every run feels like a major accomplishment and our goal is in sight. Keep us running!


What's happening now. Not only are we running a half marathon, but a full marathon one month later! We hope this will have the maximum impact and raise even more money for research to help people fighting leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma and myeloma. To do this, we need your help!


We are now training 5 times a week, running longer than 3 hours on some occassions. We have also given much of our personal time and attention for the benefit of this cause. So what can you do? Help us by making a donation today! Even if it's only $1, every little bit helps. Thank you so much for visiting and have a wonderful day! Check back and see how our progress is going!

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Supporter Comments

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    "Best of Luck Amanda and Aaron. Thank you for all you've done and continue to do. "
     

    Jamie and Ed Owsiany

    Sun Dec 06 10:55:57 EST 2009

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    "Hopefully this helps you guys out a bit. I am rooting for you. The friendship bracelets are in the mail."
     

    Admiral Pop N Fresh

    Sun Dec 06 02:46:54 EST 2009

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    "Todd's dad is battling cancer and just finished chemo; we're waiting for word on how effective it was. It seems promising! Thanks for doing this and drawing attention to the disease, good luck meeting your goal!"
     

    Rebecca & Todd

    Sat Dec 05 03:17:21 EST 2009

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    "I told my family all I wanted this year for Christmas were donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and they really pulled through! I am so grateful that they are willing to support such a wonderful cause. Thank you everyone for your kindness!"
     

    Christmas Money

    Sat Dec 26 02:19:23 EST 2009

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    "It's the job of an Officer to inspire others. Keep up the good work! Never stop working. "
     

    David Sanchez

    Sun Jan 17 10:55:36 EST 2010

Team Fundraising Total

Goal: $9,800.00
 
45 %
Donations: $4,436.00

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