What is Finish Your Race?

More than 912,000 Americans have leukemia, Hodgkin or non-Hodgkin lymphoma or myeloma.

  • Every four minutes, someone new is diagnosed with blood cancer.
  • Every 10 minutes, someone loses their fight.

Don Armstrong, a courageous leukemia survivor, celebrated his fifth year in remission by running 10 marathons and raising $500,000 to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. While it is certainly a cause for celebration, Armstrong is not only running for himself – he is running for those who cannot and to raise money for the cause.

The main goals for the ‘Finish Your Race’ campaign were:

  • To raise $500,000 and make a significant impact on The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s AML Portfolio.
  • To raise awareness of blood cancers.
  • To raise awareness of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and its signature event, Team in Training.

Today, Don continues to support those in need, as a trainer for Team in Training, as a mentor and as a motivational speaker for survivor groups, nursing chapters, community support groups and more.  Call 817/917-5919 to speak to Don personally about his experience.

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