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Moms In Training launches in Ventura County

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training launched its Moms In Training program in Ventura County with a preseason run on May 31. Mom’s In Training is an extension of Team in Training program that is focused on bringing moms together to get in shape, fight cancer and raise funds for the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, according to Elise McConeghy, campaign director for the society’s California Southland Chapter.

The program is an eight-week social workout program that will host team practices starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday mornings June 7 through July 31 at Ventura Community Park, 901 S Kimball Road in Ventura, and will culminate in an optional 5k event, 805 Dash For A Cure, on Aug. 2. The proceeds of which will benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

To sign up or obtain additional information, email Ryanne Vogel at vcmomsintraining@gmail.com or call 818-900-4240

Moms In Training started in 2012 in New York City with 30 moms in Madison Square Park. In the last two years, the program has seen tremendous demand and growth. As of the end of 2013, more than 350 moms have participated, raising over $500,000. Moms In Training has gained national attention and has expanded to 25 cities across the country.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding cures for blood cancers. It mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

June 3, 2014

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