Athlete Stories

From Survivor to Victor

Four years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer and two years ago I started my triathlon journey. Having barely any athletic experience, I decided to challenge myself with a humongous goal — as if completing active treatment wasn’t enough of an accomplishment!

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Riding for Sharsheret

If I look tired it’s because I am.  It was my first time riding 77 miles in one ride.  Why am I training?  I’ll get to that in a bit.

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My Road to Joining Sharsheret

It all started with the simplest of emails.  A member of Sharsheret’s Support Team was just checking in.

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Running for Rochelle

I am truly honored to be part of Team Sharsheret for the second year.  Last year when I ran in the NYC half marathon, I received an email the Friday before the race from Rochelle Shoretz wishing me good luck.

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Wearing Sharsheret’s Badge

Why do I run for team Sharsheret? Six years ago, two of my dear friends were diagnosed with breast cancer- that was my first introduction to the world of breast cancer and its impact on the lives of others.

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