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IMG_8953GO TEAM!    And the awesome runners for Team Platypus are….:  

 BEN (Team Platypus founder :) )

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2.62 miles!  – Ben you make a platypus proud!!

The last photo displays the $100,000 research grant awarded in honor of Ben and Team Platypus supporting Leukemia Research! Go Team Platypus!

SUSANNE  

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Susanne ran the LA Marathon in 1994 and then upon learning of Ben’s diagnosis founded Team Platypus in 2013 with Stephanie and ran Tinkerbell Half Marathon Disneyland LA 2014, Nike Women’s Half Marathon San Francisco 2014, Midnight Sun Marathon in Anchorage, Alaska 2015, Cabo San Lucas Half Marathon 2016.  Rock ‘n Roll San Diego 2016, Chicago Marathon 2016, Vancouver Half Marathon 2017, Rock ‘n Roll San Diego 2017 and coming up: Marine Corps Marathon DC 2017

PLEASE SUPPORT SUSANNE HERE

STEPHANIE

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Stephanie founded Team Platypus with Susanne in 2013 and ran her first half marathon at Disneyland in January 2014, the Cabo San Lucas Half Marathon 2016,  Rock ‘n Roll San Diego 2016, Las Vegas Half Marathon 2016 and the Vancouver Half Marathon 2017   PLEASE SUPPORT STEPHANIE HERE

MAUREEN

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Maureen has been Susanne’s running partner for years and she’s also known for her excellent bartending skills at Susanne’s yearly LLS fundraising cocktail party!  She is preparing for her first 1/2 marathon with Team in Training. She is fundraising to support LLS and will chose her race destination soon. PLEASE SUPPORT MAUREEN HERE

ELISA

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Elisa has earned the triple crown of local half marathon races! The Carlsbad Half, the La Jolla Half and the America’s Finest City in 2015. She moved to Utah and will start supporting LLS from there soon!

NIKLAS

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As soon as Niklas turned 16 he could join Team to complete the Midnight Sun Marathon in Anchorage, Alaska in June 2015!

MELISSA

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Melissa just completed the Half Marathon in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 2016 and she’s currently fundraising for her next race. PLEASE SUPPORT MELISSA HERE

AMY

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Amy is preparing for her first 1/2 marathon with Team in Training. She is fundraising to support LLS and will chose her race destination soon. PLEASE SUPPORT AMY HERE

 

SONIA

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Sonia is preparing for the San Diego Rock ‘n Roll in San Diego as her first Half Marathon with Team in Training. PLEASE SUPPORT SONIA HERE

D’ANNE

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D’Anne just completed her first half marathon as the Half Marathon in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 2016. Next race: she is fundraising to support LLS and will chose her race destination soon. PLEASE SUPPORT D’ANNE HERE

SHERRY

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Sherry ran the Nike Women’s Half in San Francisco  in October 2014  as her first half marathon!

LIZ

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Liz just completed the Half Marathon in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 2016  and is now preparing for RnR San Diego

RITA

Rita just completed the Half Marathon in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 2016 and is now preparing for RnR San Diego.

DEBBIE

Debbie just completed the Half Marathon in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 2016.

HONORARY TEAM PLATYPUS MEMBERS:

CONSTANCE

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Constance Kaltenbach joined us in June 2014 for the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll 1/2 Marathon. To help us out in our fundraising, she decided to email all her friends about our cause and collected over $1,000 of donations to Team Platypus! A tremendous Thank You!!

GO TEAM!!!!!  GO TEAM PLATYPUS!!!!!

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