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
How Endurance Sports Saved My Life
How Endurance Sports Saved my Life I firmly believe in the power of endurance sports and the change that it can play in a person’s life. From increased confidence, to »
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Thursday, September 17, 2015 3:46:26 PM

2015 September News
Team PHenomenal Hope September Newsletter As summer winds down, Team PHenomenal Hope is gearing up for our next phase, and we’re excited to bring you with us in this race »
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Tuesday, September 08, 2015 11:03:41 AM

Race Across the West 2015, Vol One
Guys. GUYS. I didn’t tell you about Race Across the West. When I signed up, I was interested in spending a week with my sweetie, who works so hard (I »
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Monday, September 07, 2015 10:28:57 AM

Paris-Brest-Paris 2015
An epic blog for an epic ride On the day following Paris-Brest-Paris 2015, I literally hurt all over, neck muscles fatigued for sure, toes and hands have some numbness, eyes »
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015 11:59:54 PM

Paris-Brest-Paris – the Gear
So what about the bike? When contemplating Paris-Brest-Paris (PBP), or any randonneur long distance rides, perseveration over gear becomes common. In this blog post I want to share my perseveration »
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015 8:31:56 AM

Randonneuring and the Art of Finding Your Way Home Again… 600km
This is part 5 of a 5-part ride report on this insanity called randonneuring. It is the final post outlining my 600km ride in preparation for Paris-Brest-Paris. Intro – Part »
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Thursday, August 20, 2015 11:09:28 AM

The RAW Truth About the Toughest Race in my Life
Race Report – Race Across the West 2015 Patricia George Somewhere around midnight on day one, I was lying in my space, feet up, on the floor of the RV »
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Friday, July 31, 2015 4:12:47 PM

2015 July News
July News from Team PHenomenal Hope Welcome to the July Newsletter. We hope this newsletter finds you well and now that we are in the middle of summer, we are »
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Friday, July 31, 2015 4:00:35 PM

Kathleen Richardson
Kathleen’s Journey: Pre-Diagnosis I was diagnosed with PH at age 38. At diagnosis, I wasn’t sure if I would make it to my 40th birthday, and now I’m 52!  There »
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Thursday, July 30, 2015 3:47:29 PM

Survival Tips for Traveling to Endurance Races
I travel a lot for races, and chances are that many of you do too. We have yet to have an Ironman in Pittsburgh so I have a feeling I »
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Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:37:41 AM

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