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Did It!!!
Apr 09, 2013 by Josh Kornbluth

So I completed my second Solvang Century -- and you helped me raise over $3,500!!! Thanks so much to all of you for your generosity, kindness, and support!!!!!!!

In heartfelt gratitude (and with sore everythings),


P.S.: I just wrote up my latest Solvang experience on my blog:

Dec 18, 2012

Hi, Everyone:

Well, I'm doing it again -- training for the Solvang Century as a member of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training (TNT). My first experience with TNT, last year, was exhilarating: I loved being part of a team of really nice cyclists who were all raising money to find cures and better treatments for blood cancers; I had a blast riding the Century (100 miles, with a bunch of hills!); and it was incredibly gratifying to see the contributions and kinds comments come in on this page!! I ended up raising many times more than I'd originally asked for -- which, in turn, meant that cancer patients and their families were able to receive desperately needed care and support.

This year's ride will take place on March 9, 2013, and I have committed to raise at least $2,250 by then. Every Saturday morning (usually beginning really early!), weather permitting, I'm training with my local Bay Area team, which includes many friends I made on last year's team along with a bunch of newbies. As I did last year, I will post a description of each training ride on my blog -- -- along with a map of the ride and various vital stats uploaded from my GPS device. So you can follow my progress and add your own comments as I rebuild my (relatively) lithe, endurance-riding physique!

Please make a donation in support of my efforts with Team In Training and help advance the research for cures! Thanks so much!!

Take care,



Supporter Comments

    "Good for you, Josh!"


    Tue Dec 18 06:41:27 EST 2012

    "Thank you Josh for all you do, and who you are. Shine on!"

    Mary Pezzuto

    Tue Dec 18 06:57:10 EST 2012

    "You rock!"


    Tue Dec 18 08:22:15 EST 2012

    "Iʻm glad you arenʻt just a flash in the pan! Go Team!"

    karin McClune

    Tue Dec 18 09:31:20 EST 2012

    "Thanks for going the distance, Josh, on all our behalfs."

    Jane Hirshfield

    Tue Dec 18 11:16:41 EST 2012

    "Go Josh!"

    Nathan Sato

    Tue Dec 18 11:34:43 EST 2012

    "Gooooooooooooo, Josh!"

    Scott Smith/Elizabeth Hill

    Wed Dec 19 02:31:04 EST 2012

    "Josh, thank you for riding to raise support for cancer research!"

    K Marek

    Fri Dec 28 12:48:10 EST 2012

    "Thanks for doing this again, Josh. What a great way to stay fit and add to someone else's health at the same time."

    Kerry Woodward

    Sun Jan 06 10:35:15 EST 2013

    "With East Coast admiration, "Go, Josh!" "

    David Cale

    Wed Mar 06 10:47:47 EST 2013

    "My mom Merilyn is contributing this latest donation Josh, in memory of Alex. Have a great ride, be strong and safe! "

    Merilyn Pezzuto

    Thu Mar 07 11:58:29 EST 2013

My Fundraising Total

Raised: $3,531.00 | Goal: $2,250.00
157 %

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My Thanks To

Josh Kornbluth $1975.00
elsa tranter $100.00
Eileen Soffer and Rick Le... $100.00
Josh Kornbluth $83.00
Merilyn Pezzuto $50.00
Robert Marcus $50.00
Ruth Belikove $50.00
Terri M $50.00
Carl Rosen $50.00
Amy Potozkin $50.00
Scott Smith/Elizabeth Hil... $50.00
Joel and Karen Zeldin $50.00
Nathan Sato $50.00
Daniel & Janet Mermel $50.00
Rick Rosenberg $25.00
K Marek $25.00
Marcia and Ricardo Hofer $25.00
Susie Marcus $25.00
Brian Bender $25.00
Matthew Schildgen $20.00
Mary Pezzuto $18.00
David Cale  
Rachel & David Biale  
Andrea Altschuler  
Kerry Woodward  
Anne Hallinan  
Laura Murra  
Jane Hirshfield  
karin McClune  
Ed Rosenthal  
Sue Trowbridge & Joe Mall...