BENEFITING: MARIO LEMIEUX FOUNDATION
ORGANIZER: MARIO LEMIEUX FOUNDATION
EVENT: Pittsburgh Marathon 2016
EVENT DATE: May 01, 2016
Hi Everyone! Thanks to some sibling peer pressure, I’ll be running the Pittsburgh Half this year! After years of being involved in athletics, it can be easy to take for granted how fortunate we are to be healthy and have the opportunity to participate in events like this. So, for some extra motivation and more importantly to help raise donations for a great Pittsburgh organization, I will be running for Team Lemieux and fundraising for the Mario Lemieux Foundation! Take a few minutes to check out the information below!
MARIO LEMIEUX FOUNDATION wrote -
The Mario Lemieux Foundation is dedicated to raising funds for cancer research and patient care, as well as Austin’s Playroom Project, an initiative that creates playrooms for children and families in medical facilities. The Mario Lemieux Foundation was created in 1993 by hockey legend Mario Lemieux. In that year, Mario was enjoying the greatest season of his brilliant career and on pace to establish a new NHL scoring record. Then he was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease.
After a successful battle with Hodgkin's, Mario is now 22 years cancer free and his experience led him to focus on ways to assist those not so fortunate. He devotes much of his time to the Foundation raising funds to help reach the ultimate goal: a cure for cancer.
Thank you so much for the support!
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