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Atrium Health - From a Foot Amputation to 5K in Six Months

Atrium Health - From a Foot Amputation to 5K in Six Months

The finish line at the 2018 Isabella Santos Foundation 5k got a little rowdy. For that, you can blame Jenn Andrews. But first, you’d have to find h...
Play and Greet with Santa at My Gym Ballantyne

Play and Greet with Santa at My Gym Ballantyne

Why wait in line for Santa when he can come to you?  Come join us for a Play and Greet with Santa at My Gym Ballantyne on Saturday, December 8th, f...
That's Life Magazine Australia - Your Life or Your Foot

That's Life Magazine Australia - Your Life or Your Foot

Anyone pick up the latest release of That's Life Magazine in Australia?  Jenn shares her amputation story, inspiring people all over the world.
Sarcoma Survivor Stories - Meet Amber Powderly

Sarcoma Survivor Stories - Meet Amber Powderly

Stay positive, don't read negative articles online or listen to negative advice. I started dating my now husband a week after my initial diagnosis and I think something he told me in the beginning has helped me the most. "Every day you fight to survive someone is one day closer to finding a cure."- Jim Powderly

Runners Share 23 Small Training Tips That Changed Everything

Runners Share 23 Small Training Tips That Changed Everything

“After losing my right foot and lower leg to sarcoma (a rare form of cancer) this year, I taught myself how to run again in six weeks and trained hard for a 5K race, which I completed just six months after my amputation. Interval training made a huge difference!"
Mom Who Found Cancerous Tumor During Pedicure Runs 5k Just 6 Months After Foot Amputation

Mom Who Found Cancerous Tumor During Pedicure Runs 5k Just 6 Months After Foot Amputation

Six months ago, Jenn Andrews didn’t know if she’d ever walk again. But on Saturday, the 34-year-old completed a 5K race in Charlotte, North Carolin...
Winston-Salem Journal: West Forsyth amputee runs 5K race six months after surgery

Winston-Salem Journal: West Forsyth amputee runs 5K race six months after surgery

With her oncologist, her husband and 125 other family members and friends by her side, Jenn Andrews completed her first 5K race since losing her f...
Spectrum News: Group Raises Millions for Childhood Cancer Research

Spectrum News: Group Raises Millions for Childhood Cancer Research

Such a big thank you to the Isabella Santos Foundation today!  They are an amazing group of people and today's race was such a success!  The Move F...
Nail Down Sarcoma at Sassy Nail Bar

Nail Down Sarcoma at Sassy Nail Bar

What’s better than beauty for a benefit? Come by Sassy Nail Bar on Thursday, Sept 27th! Manis, pedis, SNS, gel, you name it!  Let’s “Nail Down Sarc...
Atrium Health - Losing a Foot to Save a Life

Atrium Health - Losing a Foot to Save a Life

Oftentimes, big life stories begin when we’re focused elsewhere. In 2013, Jenn Andrews’ focus was on her first pregnancy and a little self-care, wh...
Jump, Play, Cure at Sports Connection

Jump, Play, Cure at Sports Connection

Mark your calendars!  Who loves a Sunday Funday????  Bring the family out for some fun on Sept. 23rd, 12-6 pm at Sports Connection off Ardrey Kell ...
Shop, Eat, Cure at Waverly Charlotte

Shop, Eat, Cure at Waverly Charlotte

Join us August 23rd at 5pm, for Shop Eat Cure at Waverly shopping center (intersection of Ardrey Kell and Providence Road in Charlotte, NC)!  Enjoy...