The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training Adds the Pacific Crest Marathon and Pacific Crest Triathlon to its Lineup

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With two new events added to Team In Training’s (TNT) summer lineup, both TNT marathon and triathlon teams will share the exhilaration of race day together.

TNT triathletes gather before the Pacific Crest Olympic Triathlon

The Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival is a great addition to our TNT lineup.

Team In Training (TNT) has added new events to its summer lineup. The Pacific Crest Marathon and the Pacific Crest Triathlon will be a part of the TNT summer event roster. As a result, for the first time, both TNT marathon and triathlon teams will share an event weekend. This will give family members, groups, and teams the opportunity to take on different endurance challenges, while still enjoying and reveling in the exhilaration of race day together as a team.

With both events taking place on the same weekend, teams and their family members can share in the event together and cheer each other on, fostering a greater sense of team accomplishment in both training and fundraising. Team In Training Director Lindsay Ring explains, “The Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival is a great addition to our TNT lineup. It offers a host of endurance event options for Team In Training participants: there’s a half and full marathon, a duathlon, an Olympic distance triathlon and a Half Ironman triathlon. We are also really excited that it marks the first time we will have two sports traveling to one event, so it will be a ‘TNT family’ weekend.”

Both the Pacific Crest Marathon and Triathlon will take place in beautiful Sun River, Oregon. The Pacific Crest Marathon will be held on June 29, 2013 and the Pacific Crest Triathlon on June 30, 2013. Training for both events will kick off January 26, 2013. For more information about joining Team In Training, visit teamintraining.org/sf or call 800.482.TEAM.

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About Team In Training
Team In Training (TNT) is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s signature endurance sport fundraising program. In the TNT San Francisco chapter and others, individuals raise funds to beat blood cancer while participating in marathon training in the Bay Area, half marathon training, cycle century rides, triathlons or hike adventures. Dedicated to creating a world without blood cancer, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) invests in research, advocacy and patient services to accelerate cures, improve patient access to healthcare and save lives. To learn more, visit lls.org.

About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), headquartered in White Plains, NY, with 68 chapters in the United States and Canada, is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Since its founding in 1949, LLS has invested more than $875 million in research specifically targeting leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. To learn more, visit lls.org.

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