Full Throttle Endurance Training and Racing (www.fullthrottleendurance.com) is a high-intensity multi-sport training program for those who are ready to bring the benefits of superior personal athleticism into their lives. Encompassing participants from all age groups, professional levels, and social backgrounds, Full Throttle offers a community of like-minded individuals the opportunity to incorporate high-level training and racing into a balanced lifestyle. The program welcomes all ability levels. The only requirement is a personal commitment to the pursuit of athletic excellence.
ING New York City Marathon / American Cancer Society
Team DetermiNation: DetermiNation (http://tinyurl.com/37bxngz) is a running program associated with the America Cancer Society and is a way for athletes to strive to end cancer. This movement saves lives by giving athletes an opportunity to raise money for various marathons, triathlons, cycling races and other endurance related events. The people behind DetermiNation wanted to contribute to the cause and fight to end cancer- which has already taken many lives of people we know and love. Since 1996, millions of dollars have been raised and these athletes are helping to create a world with “less cancer and more birthdays.”
Since the beginning of DetermiNation, participants were able to raise money for a variety of needs. They promoted cancer screenings for at risk patients, put forth great bed side manner for Americans and their families who are actually fighting the disease, discovered better medication to help people live longer and strong, and advocated for a healthier environment.
The Trevor Project (TheTrevorProject.org) is a non-profit organization offering 24/7 school, online and hotline counseling for struggling lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning teens who are contemplating suicide. Inspired by the 1994 Academy Award winning movie, Trevor, theo hotline became the first 24/7 nationwide resource for LGBTQ kids and in 1998 before its HBO premier, the hotline was launched. Since then, online question and answering has gone underway, as well is in-person counseling among teens, their parents and their educators.
The Trevor Project strives to fulfill three organizational values- acceptance, commitment and innovation. The minds behind this project believe that all people, regardless of race, gender or sexual identity, should be treated as equals, and the organization will never turn someone away who actively seeks out help. When seeking out volunteers and employees for The Trevor Project, they work to reflect diversity. Secondly, The Trevor Project team commits to always being available for our teens in crisis. They promise to send out the message of suicide prevention in schools across the country, hire a quality staff and dedicate their work lives to promoting an equal and safe environment for America’s LGBTQ youth.
NY SportsMed physical therapists, Allison Lind is an all-star Triathlete. She races on the Full Throttle Endurance team. In 2010 she won the South Beach Tri and has qualified for the Kona Ironman.
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