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Welcome to My Fred's Team Page

Name: Michael Galano
Event: 2019 HSS Greenwich Cup Half Marathon
Date: 04/28/2019

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WHY AM I RUNNING—BECAUSE I CAN IMAGINE A WORLD WITHOUT BREAST CANCER
Most of you will remember that 4 years ago my wife, Sandra, was diagnosed with breast cancer at the young age of 35. We are thankful for an early diagnosis that has allowed Sandra to be healthy and cancer-free today. That said, it doesn't take away how the diagnosis directly impacted our family. We wish for a day when others do not have to go through what Sandra did.

On April 28th I will be running the Greenwich Cup Half Marathon.

Course Map: https://us.mapometer.com/running/route_4713071.html

I am running and raising money for Fred's Team to support critical breast cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). We are forever thankful to everyone at MSK that touched our lives, and for those that continue to be a part of our future through ongoing care. We look forward to helping MSK help others in any way possible. I’m committed to making a difference in the lives of countless people touched by breast cancer.

SUPPORT LIFESAVING RESEARCH
By donating to my race, you can help give doctors and researchers at MSK the funding they need to make groundbreaking discoveries and conduct lifesaving clinical trials. Every dollar raised is another great stride towards progress—and brings us one step closer to a world without breast cancer.

This year I am setting the goal of raising at least $5,000, I have started us out with $1,000. Last year we raised over $4,000, so I am confident we will surpass our goal this year.  Please give what you can to this great cause, every little bit helps!

TRAINING
This will be my 6th half marathon, something I fell into in college when friends challenged each other to do the Boston marathon in 1999, the dare only 2 weeks before the race.  I barely finished Boston!  I vowed never to run a long race without training again and also to limit myself to half marathons as my longest distance. I haven't been training hard-core, but I am starting to wade slowly into it. Anyone that would like to join me on a paced training run is more than welcome. Last year I had the pleasure of running with a close friend, we pushed each other and finished strong. Please feel free to join me in the race, I don’t care about race time, just finishing the journey. The aches and pains endured on the course are nothing compared to those fighting cancer, I run for those fighting and will continue to raise money and awareness for this great cause.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

$5,000
Fundraising Goal
$5,135
Fundraising Total
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