This run’s for Jack represents the “cheerleaders headquarter” for me. It is the breeding ground for spirit and hope.

Not just for the patients, but for the cheerleaders.

It’s an event that ignites amazing efforts to unite in the fight against melanoma – it provides hope and inspiration, and the heart-warming feeling of belonging and community.

I have participated in several This Run’s for Jack events and it has become a regular commitment on our family’s fall calendar.

I appreciate this opportunity to connect with my patients and their cheerleaders, and am taken away by the teams that are created around each of our melanoma patients.

I always arrive happy and with a mind full of expectations, and leave with a body covered with “goose bumps” (quoting my 6 year old daughter) and a heart filled with hope and passion.

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POSTED BY jackadmin | Jan, 05, 2009 |