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Running with a Purpose: Make Friends, Get in Shape, Help Save Lives


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Socety's Team In Training program is a supportive group of teammates and informative clinics, to help you complete a marathon, half marathon, triathlon, century ride or hike adventure. Since inception, TNT participants have raised more than $950 million to support LLS

San Diego, CA, July 20, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Registration for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training Begins Tuesday, July 27

If you’re looking for a way to get fit and accomplish a personal goal, while also doing something to help others in need, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Team In Training® (TNT) may be the answer.

TNT, the world’s first, biggest and best sports training program, provides four to five months of certified coaching, a supportive group of teammates and clinics on nutrition, gear and injury prevention, to help you complete a marathon, half marathon, triathlon, century ride or hike adventure. TNT has prepared more than 400,000 participants, from novices to accomplished endurance racers, since its inception in 1988. In that time, TNT participants have raised more than $950 million to support LLS’s blood cancer research and patient services initiatives.

“Team In Training gives you everything you need to reach your fitness goals while helping make a difference in the lives of thousands of people battling cancer,” said Debbie Hoogestraat.

LLS’s San Diego/Hawaii Chapter is currently recruiting TNT participants for events including the inaugural Women’s Running Magazine Women’s Half Marathon to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, in St. Petersburg, Fla., the Honolulu Marathon, in Honolulu, HI and Hike Warner Springs, in Warner Springs, CA. Learn more at any one of information meetings for our upcoming winter season. For additional TNT information, call the San Diego/Hawaii Chapter at (858) 277-1800.

About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.

Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit www.LLS.org or contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.

Debbie Hoogestraat
Debbie.Hoogestraat@lls.org

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Team In Training
Lauren Webb
8582771800
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www.teamintraining.org/sd

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