Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Are You Registered for 2009?

We filled the bleachers for this photo in February. We want you to be in our photo for 2009. Maybe we can do a slide show, so we can fit everyone in. REGISTER NOW!

Friday, April 18, 2008

"The Good Fight"

"I pray that in your lifetime, cancer will simply become a word in the medical history books."

Donna Deegan
Excerpt from her autobiography, "The Good Fight".

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Please Answer Our Poll

We have added a quick method to determine how many of you are interested in the "26.2 with Donna". In the sidebar to the right, you will see our poll question. Please answer the question by "clicking" on the appropriate answer. It is not necessary to log in, just vote. Thank You!

Monday, April 7, 2008

Comments from Donna Deegan

I contacted Donna Deegan, Race Founder, to make her aware of what we were doing with the new blog. I asked for her "blessing" on the project. I received an inspirational response. I would like to share two of her comments.

First, "To say you have my blessing would be an understatement. I am the one who is blessed."

Second, "The more we connect with others, the more we spread that energy and the quicker we arrive at health and healing."

Birth of the Blog

Many of the posts to my other blog had to do with the "26.2 with Donna-The National Marathon to Fight Breast Cancer." As I was reading some of the comments, I realized there was a tremendous amount of interest and support for this event. So, within a few hours, "The Pink Bandanna" was born.

The name for the blog came about this way. The pink bandanna has become the symbol of the breast cancer movement. Every participant at this years marathon received a pink bandanna in the goodie bag handed out at the expo. Many participants and spectators were wearing them on race day. My friend Donna, shown in the photo entitled "Inspiration", is currently battling breast cancer. She has already registered for the 2009 half-marathon! What are you waiting for?

Our Donna, is not to be confused with Donna Deegan, Race Founder, and two-time breast cancer survivor. Both of these ladies are the inspiration for this blog.

We hope that you will enjoy reading the posts and leave us your comments. We would like to hear about your experience with the race or your plans for 2009. Please consider joining us in Jacksonville Beach, FL, on February 15, 2009.

Sunday, April 6, 2008

Join The Group in 2009

Thank you for stopping by to read our blog. We are just starting, so we will have much more coming soon. In the meantime, please check out the website for the "26.2 with Donna - The National Marathon to Fight Breast Cancer." Registration is now "OPEN".

The photo is of our Orlando, FL, group prior to the 2008 race. Will you be in the photo next year?