July News from Team PHenomenal Hope

July 26,2016

As our newsletter hits your inbox, we are feeling a lot of excitement at Team PHenomenal Hope. We’re pumped because this month we get to showcase people who have chosen to race with Team PH for very personal reasons, and in so doing are spreading our work beyond Pittsburgh to the West Coast and overseas.

Team PH racers on two continents this weekend

On Saturday, July 30 in California, Jaime will be racing his first Ironman triathlon at Vineman.

He has joined our team to honor his sister, Liz, who lives with pulmonary hypertension.

He’s put the time and training in, he’s truly dedicated himself to this race and our cause, and now he’ll race the 140.4 miles to finish his first Ironman triathlon.

Meanwhile overseas in Germany, Axel and Katrin will be racing with two 4-person teams in honor of Greta, their daughter who has PH. These 8 athletes will be racing 24-hours straight to complete the Rad Am Ring bicycle race. Read more about their quest in Katrin’s latest blog.

Coming up in August

And in August, you’ll see our ultra running team racing in West Virginia to kick off their campaign to race Bertioga Maresias in October with our sister team, Team PH Brasil. Make sure you cheer for Mandy, Mike, Monica, and Christian as they race as a 4-person team, and Dana Ivanco who is racing with her friends and family in Ragnar Trail Appalachians on August 12-13! You’ll also be seeing Team PH athletes race the Ohio Ironman 70.3. More on that in our next newsletter.


And for a short time only: Get your official Team PHenomenal Hope racing gear!

Do you want to race in Team PH Gear? There are 2 ways to do this!

  1. Join our team! If you commit to racing with us and fundraising for our PHenomenal Impact Fund, we will hook you up with an official Team PH uniform. To sign up send us an email to chris@teamph.forte-press.com or go to this link.


       2. Don’t want to commit to fundraising? You can still buy your own official team gear in our Vie13 team store.


Visit the store https://orders.vie13.com/TeamPHenomenalHope and use our access code (PHenomenalHope13) to get your gear!

The store is open until August 14th. Gear will be delivered in September.

Sign up to race with us or buy your gear today!

We’re putting a team together, and we need you.

Want to race with Team PHenomenal Hope? Well now is a great time to join. We are always looking for athletes who want to race and patients who want to share stories, as well as people who want to lend their skills to our grassroots organization behind the scenes to help make this all happen. For more information please contact Chris at chris@teamph.forte-press.com.

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