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Why We Run – NYC 2014

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Jack H. Marston II Melanoma Fund Vision Statement:
“We envision a world where every adult and child is aware of the risks of melanoma and takes preventative measures; where those who suffer from melanoma receive comfort and healing; and ultimately, where every case of melanoma will be completely curable.”
 
2014 JACK’S MARATHON TEAM – NYC
Two members from our New York marathon team share their stories.… Read the rest

Why We Run: For Kimberly

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JACK’S MARATHON TEAM – Chicago 2014
 
RACING TO SAVE LIVES

 

 
 
My wife, Kim, was diagnosed with Melanoma in early 2012 (just over 2 years ago).
 
Doctors caught Kim’s early enough to remove all of it from the area they located it, and then the doctors found more and removed it in time as well.… Read the rest

Why We Run: E.Phillips

JACK’S MARATHON TEAM – CHICAGO
WHY WE RUN:  EVERETT PHILLIPS (JMT-Coach)
 

 
Hi Friends & Family:
Most of you know I have been a marathon charity runner for the Jack Marston Melanoma Research Fund for a number of years now.… Read the rest

2015 Chicago Marathon Registration

 

 
 
After our charity meeting last week, here’s what we have to share with you regarding the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Registration.
 
 2014 BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON SUCCESSES:

Largest finisher field in event history!

195 Charity Organizations and over 10,000 charity runners

1.7 million Spectators

12,000+ Volunteers

100,000+ Television Viewers on NBC5

 
REGISTRATION INFO (as of Feb 5th):
Registration will again be conducted through a system of GUARANTEED and NON-GUARANTEED lottery selection entries.… Read the rest

2015 Chicago Marathon Registration

 

 
 
After our charity meeting last week, here’s what we have to share with you regarding the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Registration.
 
 2014 BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON SUCCESSES:

Largest finisher field in event history!

195 Charity Organizations and over 1o,000 charity runners

1.7 million spectators

12,000+ Volunteers

100,000+ Television Viewers on NBC5

 
REGISTRATION INFO (as of Feb 5th):
Registration will again be conducted through a system of GUARANTEED and NON-GUARANTEED lottery selection entries.… Read the rest

2014 Coach’s Blog

COACH’S WELCOME  … I hope by telling you an abbreviated version of my running story, I will explain where my passion for long distance running was born, why I continue to run for Jack’s Team and why I think my running experiences may be a useful resource to you during your upcoming training.… Read the rest

Welcome to Jack’s Team Chicago

 
Congratulations on your decision to run the BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON, and thank you for choosing to be a charity runner for Jack’s Team.
There is no other experience quite like running for our charity team.  It is an individual athletic effort, yet it is shared with others who hold a common interest in fighting melanoma.… Read the rest

A Race Like No Other

Jack’s Marathon Teams: Coach’s Blog

NYC26.2 Week 22 / Nap26.2 Week 21 (Oct 26th)
 


Hi Jack’s Team Runners:
 
 
 
I am excited and sad today – excited to be heading to NYC this Friday to run through the Boroughs of New York but sad that this will be my final Coach Blog for this training year.… Read the rest

Team Captain sets $10K Goal

“WHY WE RUN” – JACK H. MARSTON II – Fighting melanoma every step of the way.
 
 
 

 
 
Friends,

I hope this note finds you well!!
I’m back once again, running the Chicago marathon and doing it as a part of and in honor of good friend Jack Marston.… Read the rest

Time to Taper

Jack’s Marathon Team: Coach’s Blog
NYC26.2 Week 21 / Nap26.2 Week 20 (Oct 20th, 2014)
 

 
Hi Jack’s Team Runners:
NYC team members only two weeks until marathon day. Naperville runners – I hope your last 20 miler went very well and now you can enjoy the Tapper phase too.… Read the rest