Tag Archives: Team Fight

Celebrating Life on National Cancer Survivors Day

I’m Samantha, a twenty three year old cancer survivor completing a Year of Service at the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (UCF). This June 2nd I will be celebrating life and I invite you to join me! It was almost … Continue reading

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Survivor, I thought, that was going to be me

My first interaction with The Ulman Cancer Fund (UCF) was not as a survivor but as a supporter. I found out about UCF when I signed up for its inaugural Half Full Triathlon in 2010. After watching my dad go … Continue reading

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Remembering To Look Back

I had always thought of the scar on my chest as my scarlet letter. The scar that was once site of such a bad port infection that doctors used me as their  “worst case scenario” exhibit, but now it’s the … Continue reading

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You’re not an aluminum girl, you’re an Iron Girl. Fight!

I’ve been fortunate to see so many ladies train for their first Iron Girl through Team Fight over the last several months. It’s made me so proud to watch many of you perfect your stroke, run faster, and get up … Continue reading

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Why We Fight

This summer has been a huge learning experience for me working at the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. One thing I’ve noticed, and I’m sure its been said before, is there is never a shortage of inspiration working here. … Continue reading

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The Power of a Good Coach

Throughout my athletic “career”, I’ve had the opportunity to work with all types of coaches – some good, some not so good, and one that, looking back on it, truly changed my attitude towards teamwork, sports and life. Her name … Continue reading

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Part Of The Team

People usually associate a curse word with the term “intern.” An intern is the office b*tch. I’ve been the intern at UCF for the past month. And I’ve noticed something about this place: not once have I ever felt like … Continue reading

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The Heroes of our Everyday Lives

When I was younger, I would clutch the end of my chair watching Indiana Jones and even tailored my email to have Mario Lemieux’s ice hockey jersey number; my heroes at the time. At the Celebrating Heroes Triathlon, I learned … Continue reading

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Here’s what Brian really does!

5 years ago UCF launched a formal initiative titled “Awareness Through Sport”.  I wanted to share a little of the history behind this initiative as it is now my career!  As and ex-jock, I am extremely thankful of how sport … Continue reading

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Run Across America!!! Thoughts from Chris Jarc

Driving across America with the RV, I was totally excited about everything!  I wasn’t sure how everything was going to go down, but I was up in this to get it done!  There are so many awesome people at the … Continue reading

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