Why We Run

Marathon Team shares personal stories Why They Run … “I run because I can.  When I get tired, I remember those who can’t run, what they’d give to have this simple gift I take for granted, and I run harder for them.  I know they would do the same for me.”

Why We Run: Daniella (JMTNYC2019).

Nov 04 2019

I was looking for a group that raisies awareness and promotes the education to fight melanoma. My mom is a recent survivor…

Why We Run: Caroline Berger (JMTNYC2019)

Nov 03 2019

My grandfather, “Pa”, Joseph Wright’ passed away at age 76 from Melanoma. He had a wife of 51 years, 7 children, 13…

Why We Run: Scott Barrett (NYC2019)

Nov 03 2019

In 2015, my grandfather was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma that spread to his liver. He was told he had 6 months to…

Why We Run – John (JMT-Chi)

Sep 09 2019

Marathon Men: John Nannenhorn and Jack Marston training and finishing four marathons together (circa 1997-2001). Not everyone ran marathons back in the…

Why We Run: Jillian, JMT-Chicago

Aug 28 2019

It’s been a year and a half since I’ve lost my brother Matt to stage IV Melanoma. It’s been 18 months of…

Why We Run: Jennifer Conner (JMT2019)

May 29 2019

  I have been a dermatology PA for over 13 years and have seen melanoma affect people of all ages and skin…

Why We Run: Tim and Susan (NYC2017)

May 29 2019

In October 2015 I ran the Chicago Marathon with my wife, my sisters and my brother-in-law. I had run a few marathons…

Why We Run: Jennifer Swender (JMT-NYC 2013)

May 08 2019

  In 2008, I lost my sister to melanoma. In 2013 I was proud to run the NYC marathon as part of…

Why We Run: 2019 Chicago Marathon Team

May 03 2019

  INTRODUCING Jack’s Marathon Team / Chi2019 Why We Run:  “I run because I can … when I get tired, I remember…

Why We Run: Sharon Mexal (JMT-Chi 2019)

May 02 2019

Back in 2010, I had a new son and a new job. I wanted to get back into running for the usual…