Penny Koller

Penny Koller
Seagoville, TX
CROWDRISING SINCE: Nov 01, 2014
Stuff About Me:

My name is Penny Koller.  I am training for my first IRONMAN next year, November 2015 in Tempe, Arizona.  I am a 53-year-old single mother of 4, registered nurse, and a breast cancer survivor of 13 years 4 months, and counting!  Woo hoo!

What made me do something like training for an IM at this stage in my life?  Well, I started running in my 20's, biking in my 40's, then a friend of mine that is a triathlete, pretty much pushed me to get in the water and encouraged me to register for my first Sprint Triathlon in 2012.  Through his faith in me and knowing that I would totally dig this sport, he was right...I fell in love with it!  It has been a life changing experience learning what kind of drive I am really made of!  I am so blessed.  Life flat out rocks!

Finishing a race achieving a personal gratification with a medal around my neck, isn't as fulfilling as completing one with a charity wrapped around my heart. I feel a great need to give back what God as given me...and that is life.  I want to make a difference in someone else's life by raising money for charities in the community of Tempe, Arizona.  Completing my IRONMAN knowing that I am making that difference will be the ultimate reward. 

The Ironman Foundation is a link for you to also give back.  I would appreciate your support in my greatest journey that I have ever taken on in my life that will last a life time.  I want to cross the IRONMAN finish line with every single person that believed in me.  I want you there.  

Thank you in advance, and from the bottom of my heart...

Penny Kay

But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.  Isaiah 40:31

 

 

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Penny Koller's Fundraisers

2015 Ironman Arizona

2015 Ironman Arizona

Amount Raised:

$3,055

 

102% Raised of $3,000 Goal