Lung Cancer Alliance Calls For Participants In Next Endurance Team Event
Team Lung Love to Run Philadelphia Marathon during Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Washington, DC [July 16, 2010] —Today,
Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) opened registration for the next Team Lung
Love event. Members of Team Lung Love can participate in the
Philadelphia Marathon, Half-Marathon and 8K this November. Team Lung
Love is LCA’s endurance sports training program is focused exclusively
on raising awareness and support for lung cancer.
LCA has been selected as one of the eleven official
charities to take part in this world class event that is expected to
draw close to 23,000 runners.
“This is a wonderful opportunity to raise awareness
during November, Lung Cancer Awareness Month,” said Laurie Fenton
Ambrose, LCA President & CEO. “Team Lung Love includes survivors,
caregivers and family members, and others who bring hope and support
to those impacted by lung cancer during training and throughout race
Members of Team Lung Love receive coaching, race entry,
hotel rooms and team branded race apparel. They’re supported every step
of the way with dedicated coaches and mentors, as well as volunteers
who cheer them on as they run or walk their race.
“Team Lung Love is a great way for survivors and anyone
who’s been touched by lung cancer to feel like they’re doing something
about this disease,” says Team Lung Love National Coordinator Julia
Gaynor. “It’s also a great way to meet new friends, connect with others
who’ve been touched by this disease and get fit – while raising funds
for LCA so that we can change this disease as we know it!”
Team Lung Love is currently recruiting new teammates for
the Philadelphia events. No running experience necessary! To learn
more and register today as a runner, walker or volunteer please visit
the official Team Lung Love website, www.teamlunglove.org.