BENEFITING: Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation
EVENT DATE: Nov 06, 2011
On January 1st 2011, my sister-in-law called my wife from Japan to informed her that her father had pancreatic cancer. August 28th she called again to say he had passed. It was astonishing to watch a strong man quickly whither. He loved life, family, farming, and food, and this disease denied him these pleasures.
I qualified for the NYC Marathon well before any of this happened. I wasn't planning on running for a charity, but after this experience I feel the need to raise both awareness and funds for this more often than not fatal form of cancer.
I have chosen the Lustgarden Foundation as my charity. Thanks to Cablevision’s support of The Lustgarten Foundation ensures that 100% of every donation goes directly to pancreatic cancer research.
Please give what you can.