Dawn & Jaime Guerrero after 20-mile training run

Runners Brave Winter Weather for a Cure

Have you ever wanted to run a marathon? Husband and wife, Jaime and Dawn Guerrero did, but they weren't quite sure where to start. After attending an informational meeting to learn about Team In Training, they decided to utilize the experienced coaching and support that comes from the world's largest and oldest charity sports endurance training program. The Guerreros are training to run 26.2 miles in Miami, Florida, on January 30, 2011. To make it to the finish line, though, they are doing their longest training runs through challenging weather conditions. Saturday, December 11 was their first 20-mile run. They pounded the pavement through rain and freezing rain. Finishing 3 hours and 39 minutes after they started, they ended just minutes before the snow started to fall and the sidewalks got icy.
The Guerreros aren't just running for their own personal satisfaction. They are running for a cure. As members of Team In Training, they are raising money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Team In Training will begin recruiting for summer events in January. Please visit www.teamintraining.org/ia to learn more about Team In Training or www.LLS.org to learn about The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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