Start Training To Help Fight Leukemia

STATE – If completing an endurance sporting event is on your life-list then The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training® (TNT) might be for you. TNT is recruiting participants now for a summer season of marathons, half marathons, triathlons, 100-mile (century) bicycle rides or hike adventures.

TNT, the leading endurance sports charity training program, provides four to five months of personalized fitness training by certified coaches and the opportunity to be part of a supportive team. Participants come from all walks of life—from novice to seasoned athlete.


The New Jersey Chapter is recruiting teams now to participate in summer events, such as America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride, Lake Tahoe, Dodge Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon & ½ Marathon and the Philadelphia Insurance Triathlon. Learn more at information meetings being held Jan. 13, 2011 through Feb. 5, 2011.

In addition to weekly training sessions under the guidance of a certified coach, TNT offers clinics on nutrition, equipment, injury prevention and safety. Participants are also given tools to help them fundraise. LLS arranges airfare and lodging to send participants to the event of their choice.

“TNT provides a supportive environment to help you accomplish your goals,” said Stacey Boman, executive director. “Helping fund lifesaving research will become your motivation, and knowing that your efforts are paying off by helping others will make you feel great.”

For additional TNT information, call the New Jersey Chapter at 1-908-956-6643 or visit:

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