Author Archives: Katrina McGowan

About Katrina McGowan

Program Coordinator of Team Fight for UCF, working my way into the triathlon and marathon world, lover of the outdoors, self proclaimed foodie, aspiring wine connoisseur, with a slight addiction to any reality show on BRAVO or HGTV, traveling, shopping, while trying to make a difference in this crazy world we live in!

Team Fight – Here’s to a spectacular season with great things to come!

Wow! What a year! Team Fight closed out a spectacular 2011 with over 200 team members participating in the 2011 Baltimore Running Festival.  Thanks to our incredible team, we raised an amazing amount of funds that went directly towards the … Continue reading

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Team Fight Race Report – Celebration Triathlon

Well June was a busy month to say the least!  With 4 events within the month, Team Fight was out and about and HARD TO MISS!  The month finished up with our 7th event of year, the Celebration Triathlon! This … Continue reading

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Race Report – Survivor 7 and Eagleman

This past weekend was a pretty inspirational one to say the least.  One of our busiest  so far, we had a Team Fight group racing at both Eagleman and Survivor 7, along with Cancer to 5k Howard County group’s first … Continue reading

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Finishing off Columbia Triathlon Weekend with a BANG!!!

The first triathlon of the season, Columbia Tri, turned out to be a HUGE success for Team Fight this past weekend.  We had a total of 52 official racers, with about 10 others sporting our hard to miss YELLOW gear! … Continue reading

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What I’m Doing This Weekend…

…Marathon #2 in 2 weeks. I swear I’m not certifiably insane, although some would argue, but yes I am doing my second marathon within a 2 week span. First was Boston, next up Big Sur!  Known as one of the … Continue reading

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Not just any marathon…

It was inspired by the success of the first modern-day marathon competition in the 1896 Summer Olympics and began in 1897.  It falls on the third Monday in April, otherwise known as Patriot’s Day.  It’s the world’s oldest annual marathon … Continue reading

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Patapsco’s Promise…

A couple months ago, Kelly Lance, our Service and Scholarship Coordinator, had asked me to speak to Patapsco Middle School about the Ulman Cancer Fund. They were to complete a Service Learning Project called Patapsco’s Promise over the course of … Continue reading

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Calling creativity…

During the course of any day or week at the Ulman Cancer Fund we have some crazy, off the beaten path, fun, sometimes a little too wild ideas come through. Whether it’s about Team Fight, the overall organization, or a … Continue reading

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What’s going on in Baltimore?

Well the answer is LOTS!  As Team Fight grows, Kyle and I are working closely together to both grow our program into Baltimore and also have more of a presence at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center, where our … Continue reading

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What inspires YOU?

I have always been a fan of quotes; New, old, traditional, well known, not so well known, you name it. I think they can be pretty powerful and either inspire you to do something great or reflect on a significant … Continue reading

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