Celebrating 25 years as the world’s largest and most successful endurance sports charity training program, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Team In Training (TNT), has helped more than 570,000 people achieve their dream of completing a marathon, half-marathon, triathlon, 100-mile (century) bicycle ride or hike adventure, while raising $1.3 billion.
Participants in the TNT program receive four months of training by certified professional coaches in exchange for raising funds to support cancer research and patient services. Coaches craft customized training regiments that fit a participant’s fitness level, in addition to providing advice on nutrition, hydration and injury prevention.
The funds raised through TNT have enabled LLS to fund research to help advance new treatments and cures for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, and provide critical education and support to cancer patients and their families. There are more than 200 accredited events in the United States and abroad, from which TNT members may choose to participate.
Participants enjoy the satisfaction of supporting cancer research and helping patients live better, longer lives; the high-caliber coaching that helps accomplish participants’ goal; and getting fit with new acquaintances as part of a supportive team. Many of those that have completed TNT say it is a life-changing experience.
For more information, call 800-482-8326 or visit TeaminTraining.org.