Race of Our Lives - Pulmonary Hypertension Association

Track Team PHenomenal Hope on the Race Across America

Team PHenomenal Hope in front of the RVTeam PHenomenal Hope finished the 3,020 mile Race Across America (RAAM) in honor of the PH community in just 7 days, 7 hours, 15 minutes - a day earlier than expected!

The racers -- Ann-Marie Alderson, Dr. Patricia George, Ryanne Palermo and Stacie Truszkowski -- trained for two years. They were supported by a crew who drove alongside the racers in their RV (pictured right), where the racers rested when it wasn't their turn.

The crew posted updates, and you can follow the team's progress on their Facebook, Twitter and blog feeds below. You can also track when they hit their checkpoints on the RAAM website.

Follow the Team's Blog

Team PHenomenal Hope
Finding Proper Nutrition for Endurance Racing
I’m Anne-Marie, owner of Alderson Endurance and Wellness and proud member of Team Phenomenal Hope! Last year I was very privileged to be part of the 4-woman team that participated »
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Thursday, June 18, 2015 11:12:18 AM

Race Across the West 2015 Crew
As we gear up for the Race Across the West, we want to introduce you to our PHenomenal Crew! These are the people who have dedicated a week to getting »
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015 10:49:38 PM

Randonneuring and the Art of Finding Your Way Home Again – 400km
This is the last of a 4-part series about my first 3 qualifying rides for Paris-Brest-Paris. I could alternately title this series “Race (or rage) against the Garmin,” and it »
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Tuesday, June 09, 2015 9:54:17 AM

The Tao of Crew
Endurance athletes are everywhere!! They are swimming, riding and running towards the corners of the earth. No continent has been spared in the hunt for new routes and personal records. »
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Wednesday, June 03, 2015 7:05:25 AM

Ryo’s Ultra Survival Tips
Tips for surviving your first [insert ridiculous event here]: 1. Let’s be real here. Be honest with yourself. If this is your first [re-donk-ulous event], you are unlikely to be »
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Tuesday, June 02, 2015 1:59:31 PM

Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Pulmonary Hypertension
This month we focus on the role of pulmonary rehabilitation in pulmonary hypertension. In this video blog post, we discuss the importance of exercise for people with pulmonary hypertension, and »
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Tuesday, June 02, 2015 1:51:36 PM

Randonneuring and the Art of Finding Your Way Home Again – 300km
This is part 3 of a 4-part ride report on this insanity called randonneuring. It only gets a little crazier each ride, and I well, kind of love it. Intro »
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Tuesday, June 02, 2015 11:56:45 AM

2015 June News
As our June newsletter hits your inbox, we are less than two weeks away from the Race Across the West. On Tuesday, June 16 at 12:00PM PDT. The team is »
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Tuesday, June 02, 2015 9:27:55 AM

Coach’s Blog: Training for the Race Across the West with Jim Bruskewitz
This blog post is part of our series devoted to the Race Across the West. In this article we interview Coach Jim Bruskewitz of Endurance Performance. He coached Team PHenomenal »
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Monday, June 01, 2015 10:56:52 AM

Merle Reeseman
Living My New Life by Merle Reeseman Right before my diagnosis, my husband decided to take an early retirement. After all, we had raised four children and personally cared for »
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Friday, May 29, 2015 9:35:34 AM

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