My Fundraising Page

Last PUSH and a PLEA!!
Dec 30, 2011 by Heather Gannoe

Alright here is the deal, kids...

I have 14 days to raise the last $910.80 for the commitment I made to raise $3800 for Team in Training.

I appreciate, from the bottom of my heart, ALL of the amazing support you have all given me throughout this journey, but I still have a big last leap to go.

So here's what I'm going to do:

For every $25 donated in the next 48 hours, I will run 1 mile New Years Day.

So if I raise the rest of the minimum of $910.80, that's 36.4 miles. Snow, sleet, freezing temperatures, hangover, whatever New Years Day in New Hampshire brings me, I will run through it.

Because yes, (I am THAT crazy & ) I HATE cancer THAT much.

So, how far do you want to see me go? Spread the word, tell your friends. I'll check back in Sunday afternoon with an official Garmin picture.

The funds raised go towards helping find cures and better treatments for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma. With your support, I can help improve the quality of life for patients and their families as well.

Thank you for your constant support & love!


***11:00 am update: we are up to 8 miles...

My Fundraising Page
Aug 01, 2011

In the past 5 years since I've been running, I've heard so many amazing things about the efforts of Team in Training for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. I've seen first hand the enthusiasm of the athletes and their team at races. I've heard encouraging stories from friends who have participated with TNT in the past. And I've seen incredibly touching stories of how participants lives are changed, not just from the running, or the fundraising, but from stepping out of their comfort zone to help make a difference in something even bigger than themselves. Further, I know WAY TOO many people who's lives have been personally touched by cancer.

I've always thought about joining Team in Training. When I learned this year that they would be heading to Disneyland for the Inagural Tinkerbell half marathon, I knew this was my sign that it was time to join the Team.

I am now on a mission-to help find cures and more effective treatments for blood cancers. To accomplish that mission, I am participating in the Disney Tinkerbell Half Marathon 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.

Please make a donation in support of my efforts with Team In Training and help advance the research for cures. With your help, we can make sure that future leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma survivors can live to celebrate their future birthdays :)


Supporter Comments

    "Heather, From one crazy runner to another who also hates cancer: Thank you for all you do to make a difference in this fight and be a stand for the possibility of a world without cancer. Grateful, Honored, Inspired"

    Love 4 Kelly and Laiken

    Fri Dec 30 01:04:27 EST 2011

    "good luck Heather GO TEAM !!"

    della riccardi

    Sat Aug 06 07:52:53 EDT 2011

    "Heather, you are truly an inspiration! My husband had gone through treatments for Hodgkin's Lymphoma, and recently, we were told that he is in remission! It is people like you who give us so much hope that instill the positive attitudes for success and happiness. Keep up your amazing work! Your blog is seriously addictive! Looking forward to reading more about your training, running, biking, and swimming! Good Luck!"

    Yocheved (Yochi) Litt

    Fri Aug 05 10:44:40 EDT 2011

    "Thank you to all who participated! Without the support of friends, family and runners all over, this would not have been such a success!"

    2011 TNT Lousy Medal Virtual 5k

    Mon Jan 09 10:25:37 EST 2012

    "Go, Heather, Go! So proud of you!"

    Robin Cornell

    Sun Jan 01 02:14:33 EST 2012

    "Heather, I am inspired by your strength through difficult circumstances, and I am a former TNT participant (Nation's Tri 2009). I am donating in honor of my Mom who is fighting lymphoma. Best to you! Booth"

    Booth Kammann

    Sat Dec 31 07:13:39 EST 2011

    "you can do it Princess StinkerBelle!"


    Fri Dec 30 04:43:01 EST 2011

    "Good luck, Heather!"

    Belinda West

    Fri Dec 30 03:54:19 EST 2011

    "Run a mile for me (and my family/friends Mike Coomer, August Soutiea, and Lisa Stephan)! Good luck!"

    Fri Dec 30 02:52:01 EST 2011

    "Good luck in your race and hopefully you spend New Year's Day running MANY miles. :)"

    Kate @ Run with Kate

    Fri Dec 30 12:21:09 EST 2011

    "Go Heather Go!!"

    Shawn Newton

    Fri Dec 30 12:05:31 EST 2011

    "26 dollars and 385 cents... even if you are running a half this time. :)"

    Ron Steve

    Fri Dec 30 12:03:59 EST 2011

    "Good luck, Heather. I worked with Hope at HGTC."

    Rebecca Causey

    Fri Dec 30 12:03:53 EST 2011

    "Here are 2 more miles for you to run!"

    MCM Mama

    Fri Dec 30 11:59:16 EST 2011

    "Good luck running on Sunday!!! :)"

    Alyssa Schumitz

    Fri Dec 30 11:03:24 EST 2011

    "Thank you for doing TNT! I've been a coach with them for 7 years and I really believe in the mission. Best of luck!"


    Fri Dec 30 10:27:52 EST 2011

    "$2 a mile Heather! Kick Butt!!"

    Tina Dale & Family

    Fri Dec 30 10:13:08 EST 2011

    "Heather, you are an inspiration to many. Love, Whitney"

    Whitney K.

    Sat Oct 08 10:06:20 EDT 2011

    "Great raffle! Please enter me for two tickets. Thanks!"

    Beth Hardy

    Wed Aug 31 07:35:57 EDT 2011

    "Good luck with your fundraising, Heather! You are doing wonderful things :)"

    Alyssa Schumitz

    Wed Aug 31 07:07:35 EDT 2011

    "Go TEAM!!! Lookinf ofrward to meeting you at the race...with my winning gear adorned ; ) Think TINK!! Chasing the Dream!"

    Run Kat

    Mon Aug 29 11:00:08 EDT 2011

    "GO TEAM! from San Antonio, Texas! :)"

    grace montalvo

    Sun Aug 14 07:43:27 EDT 2011

    "Way to go Heather!"

    Jenn -

    Sun Aug 14 05:00:25 EDT 2011

    "Good luck with fundraising and with the run!"

    Susan Horton

    Sat Aug 13 05:40:30 EDT 2011

    "GO TEAM!!! So happy you have joined will create memories of a lifetime."

    Stephanie Bradsher

    Wed Aug 03 11:38:10 EDT 2011

    "Go Team! Keep up the amazing work!"

    April Pendegraph

    Wed Aug 17 03:03:24 EDT 2011

    "Here's to all childhood's being HEALTHY!"

    Finding Family Fitness

    Sat Aug 13 07:57:54 EDT 2011

My Fundraising Total

Raised: $3,904.70 | Goal: $3,800.00
103 %

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In Honor of

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My Thanks To

2011 TNT Lousy Medal Virt... $1015.00
Love 4 Kelly and Laiken $100.00
Rose Meiri $100.00
Terri White $100.00
Tina Dale & Family $52.40
Theresa Hillery $50.00
MCM Mama $50.00
Tonya Coe Stephenson $50.00
Candice Hope $50.00
Tammy Burch $50.00
Alyssa Schumitz $50.00
Cira Deissl-Gibbs $50.00
Jason Greene $50.00
Beth Canada $40.00
Donna Adams $30.00
theresa hillery $30.00
Ron Steve $29.85
DaDivaRunning $26.20
tara tosta $26.20
Sebastian Lopez Jr. $25.00
Robin Cornell $25.00
Elizabeth Favaro $25.00
D.M. Dave F $25.00
Alesha Coleff $25.00
Rebecca Eliseo-Arras $25.00 $25.00
Michael Rueschenberg $25.00
Anne Ryerson $25.00
Shawn Newton $25.00
Rebecca Causey $25.00
Alyssa Schumitz $25.00
Amy @runningescapades $25.00
Melanie Simmonds $25.00
Lisa Taylor $25.00
bethany becker $25.00
DM Bill H. $25.00
Michael Rueschenberg $25.00
Ronnie Way $25.00
Rea Fawcett $25.00
Susan Gray $25.00
Andrea Dawson $25.00
Kaci Nash $25.00
Emily Manship $25.00
Christine Rockey $25.00
Run Kat $25.00
Cecilia Mains $25.00
Elizabeth Johnson $25.00
Sara Brunazzi $25.00
Sara Brunazzi $25.00
Sara Brunazzi $25.00
Bethany Becker $25.00
Lauren @ $25.00
Sarah Cook $25.00
Brittnae Giesau $25.00
Sarah Cavallo $25.00
Kati Derrick $25.00
Jenn - PersonalFitCoach.c... $25.00
Lorinda Fraser $25.00
Lisa Heavey $25.00
Terry Mason $25.00
Sara Brunazzi $25.00
Anne Ryerson $25.00
Susan Horton $25.00
Laura Falone $25.00
Lesley @ $25.00
della riccardi $25.00
Christina Kasprzyk $25.00
Michael Rueschenberg $25.00
Zina Labudde $25.00
Donna Adams $25.00
Ryan Falkenrath $25.00
Susan Ito $25.00
Lauren Byrd $25.00
Beth Hardy $20.00
Nanette Vogler $20.00
Janelle Beswick $15.00
lisa lalonde $15.00
Kate @ Run with Kate $15.00
Shayna Hefner $15.00
Sara Brunazzi $13.55
Libby Mongue-Wymore $12.00
Leia Ritt $10.00
sarah cicconi $10.00
Belinda West $10.00
Heidi Henry $10.00
Amber@GymClassDropout $10.00
Maggie Hoverath $10.00
Beth Hardy $10.00
Karen Whitlock $10.00
April Pendegraph $10.00
Yocheved (Yochi) Litt $10.00
Marny Scalard $8.50
sarah white $5.00
Elizabeth Winter $5.00
Whitney K. $5.00
Lauren King $5.00
Nanette Vogler $5.00
sarah white $5.00
grace montalvo $5.00
Jaime Kiser $5.00
Booth Kammann  
Finding Family Fitness  
Stephanie Bradsher