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Jamie Twedt's Fundraiser:

WOMEN FOR TRI 2017

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Jamie Twedt

THE STORY:

I have been blessed with a unique opportunity at exactly the right time in my life.  In 2013 I found this amazing sport called triathlons when I was looking for new challenges to continue to lose weight and get into even better shape.  Needless to say I fell hook, line and sinker after my first sprint race that year and went on to complete one every weekend that year.  I continued on my triathlon journey in 2014 by jumping into full Ironman’s to race for my hero and sister Dawn Twedt.  It was our mission by using my Ironman races to raise money for Ovarian Cancer Research as my sister was fighting it and to spread awareness about this deadly and silent cancer that sneaks up on you.  Dawn always got my medals after all of my races and always inspired me to train harder and get faster.  It’s a blessing to me that our last solo sister trip was also our last Ironman race together in Cozumel.  


Truly the best part of this sport is the journey in training for your full Ironman race.  I’ve been blessed with so many amazing people entering my life from doing this sport.  Each of my previous three full Ironman races have been different training journeys with different friends.  Plus you can’t beat the triathlon community as everyone is so encouraging to each other and are so supportive.    


Sadly, my sister lost her battle to Ovarian Cancer on April 9th of this year.  During her 31 day journey to heaven I was blessed to spend 24 of those days with her and we had a lot of deep sister conversations which I will always treasure.  I asked her if she wanted me to race one more full Ironman in her honor and memory.  We talked about it 3 times but she would never answer my question.  So when she became an angel I told her we would leave them alone since that is what we did together.  Then a unique opportunity presented itself to me that will be part of my healing process so once again this sport I so love is going to help me.  Plus I’m a firm believer that everything happens for a reason.  


I’m racing Kona in October to help raise funds for Women for Tri.  The Women for Tri mission is simple:  To identify and diminish primary barriers to entry, and mobilize triathlon advocates to encourage and engage female athletes across all distances and representing all athletic abilities.   


Women for Tri embodies the heart and soul of what makes the sport so rewarding:  Testing your ability, overcoming challenges, and realizing the full depth of your potential in the most widely recognized test of endurance – triathlon.    


WOMEN FOR TRI PARTNERS WITH THE IRONMAN FOUNDATION & LIFETIME TO PROVIDE GRANT FUNDING TO ENGAGE FEMALE ATHLETES IN THE SPORT OF TRIATHLON.  


Please join me on this very special 5 month journey to the finish line of Kona 2017.  I’m proof that no matter what your ability or size that you CAN race a full Ironman.  I’m an Athena athlete and always will be.  I’ve crossed that finish line every time I’ve lined up.  Ladies – Anything is Possible.  I can’t wait to help other women get into this sport and realize the potential they have.   


Before you go, please still be aware of the below signs of Ovarian Cancer.  Please learn them and listen to your body as this is the silent cancer. 

1) Bloating 

2) Pelvic or abdominal pain 

3) Trouble eating or feeling full quickly 

4) Urgent or frequent urination

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$44,834

MONEY RAISED
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  • Pulte Group Matching - Ashlee Jolly

    $100

  • Pulte Group Matching - Christina Belger

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Aubrey Davidson

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Jamie Twedt

    $850

  • Pulte Group Matching - Kim Wilson

    $600

  • Pulte Group Matching - Gregory Perry

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Ann Esquibel

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Nicole Sandoval

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Mark Hultgren

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Casey Reynolds

    $54

  • Pulte Group Matching - Kristin Kuruvila

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Jane Thompson

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Kenneth Frankenberg

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Emma Brown

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Debby Dinius

    $100

  • Pulte Group Matching - Koleen Jameson

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Sue Mick

    $100

  • Pulte Group Matching - Joe Pfeiff

    $200

  • Pulte Group Matching - Tony Glass Jr.

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Chelsie Bonner

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Cathy Sonderman

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Karen Dixon

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Eric Acosta

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Brandy Sweson

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Catherine Hanna

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Angelo Messina

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Morgan Smith

    $540

  • Pulte Group Matching - Sheri Wates

    $27

  • Pulte Group Matching - Preston Lope

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Sarah Davis

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Chris Arguello

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Mike Gamily

    $54

  • Pulte Group Matching - Valery Frotier

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Tami Roberts

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Paula Poynter

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Tiffany Thomas

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Alan McDaniel

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Irina Shokhrin

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Theresa Eversole

    $150

  • Pulte Group Matching - Tim Fox

    $100

  • Pulte Group Matching - Eric Robinson

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Denise Valentine

    $54

  • Pulte Group Matching - David Schindler

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Boonie Neely

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Kathy Robey

    $25

  • Jamie Twedt

    $510

  • Pulte Group Matching - Rosanna Layman

    $45

  • Pulte Group Matching - Rusty Meesey

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Jamie Twedt

    $297

  • Pulte Group Matching - Marcus Murphy

    $100

  • Pulte Group Matching - Linda Sander

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Kris Hart

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Wendi Townsend

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Jim Goar

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Jamie Twedt

    $382

  • Pulte Group Matching - Debbi Earl

    $50

  • Pulte Group Matching - Karen Davoren

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Karen Davoren

    $25

  • Pulte Group Matching - Cheyana Ungemach

    $25

  • Heather L

    $50

  • Jennifer Mayfield

    $50

  • Ron Jones

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • The Pulte Mortgage LLC Charitable Giving Committee

    $500

  • Kristi Covalciuc

    $106

  • Lida Johnson

    $75

  • Cassie Klumpp

    $50

  • LaTonya Green

    $50

  • wendy mader

    $387

  • Brenda & Ryan Sparks

    $225

  • Teri Ward

    $150

  • Brie and Neil Chambers

    $50

  • Marlene

     

  • Lisa Trickle

    $125

  • Renee Begger

    $50

  • Meredith

    $379

  • Jennifer Hamann

    $30

  • Audrey Natale

     

  • Sue M

    $40

  • Anonymous

    $40

  • Mandy Allen-Nale

     

  • Silent Auction - Prosecco win!

    $11

  • Mike Hanson

    $60

  • Rachel - Silent Auction

     

  • Amanda Moss

    $35

  • Lisa Piscopo

    $50

  • CustomInk LLC

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $135

  • Stacey Schofield

    $65

  • Brian & Nadine

    $100

  • Kaira Muchow

    $50

  • Kris Burmeister

    $250

  • Kristi Covalciuc

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $140.60

  • Ally S

    $350

  • Debra Oster

    $50

  • Jamie Twedt

    $100

  • Julie Stotts

    $50

  • In memory of Dawn Twedt

    $40

  • PulteGroup, Inc - MATCH

    $1,255

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112% Raised of$40,000 Goal

The Team: $115,346 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Darren Wright

Amount Raised

$45,250

Fundraiser Title

Jamie Twedt

Amount Raised

$44,834

 

112% Raised of$40,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Brenda Smith

Amount Raised

$25,262

 

101% Raised of$25,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

THE IRONMAN FOUNDATION

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

PulteGroup, Inc - MATCH

PulteGroup, Inc - MATCH

DONATION: $1,255

1 year ago

In memory of Dawn Twedt

In memory of Dawn Twedt

DONATION: $40

2 years ago

Julie Stotts

Julie Stotts

DONATION: $50

In memory of Dawn Twedt 2 years ago

Jamie Twedt

Jamie Twedt

DONATION: $100

I'm sorry for not replying sooner. However, I figure that a donation like this one doesn't have any time barrier. 2 years ago

Debra Oster

Debra Oster

DONATION: $50

In memory of Dawn Twedt; in honor of her sister, Jamie, a fierce battler. 2 years ago

Ally S

Ally S

DONATION: $350

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $140.60

2 years ago

Kristi Covalciuc

Kristi Covalciuc

DONATION: $150

2 years ago

Kris Burmeister

Kris Burmeister

DONATION: $250

2 years ago

Kaira Muchow

Kaira Muchow

DONATION: $50

In memory of Dawn Twedt 2 years ago