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Exercise Can Alleviate Chemotherapy Side Effects

One of the most effective solutions for mitigating chemotherapy side effects may not be a medication – it may be exercise. This theory is striking given the widespread assumption doctors had for decades that exercise could harm those receiving chemotherapy. But due to emerging evidence, in recent years an increasing number of doctors have […]

June 1st, 2016|Team Imerman|1 Comment|

A Mother’s Wish Inspires Imerman Angels Brunch Run 5K & Walk Team

When Liam Ratliff’s mother asked him to participate in an event that benefitted cancer fighters after she was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer last year, Liam did not even consider saying “no.” And this was not the first time he dealt with the disease. Liam’s wife, Megan, lost her own mother to cancer.

So […]

Heroes of Team Imerman Angels: Marina Gavriel

A year ago, Marina Gavriel was confined to a hospital bed, unable to get up without the help of nurses. She had just been through a major surgery as part of her treatment for stage IIA breast cancer. Her battle with cancer was just beginning.

Today, Marina is preparing to train for the 2016 Bank […]

Team IA representing at 2016 Skechers Performance LA Marathon

Team Imerman Angels is representing at the 2016 Skechers Performance LA Marathon. Come run with us or cheer us on! 
“Every runner has a story.”

Indeed, they do. This year, one such runner – Taylor Bennett – is giving it her all in support of Imerman Angels.

Watch this brief video highlighting her spirit and why she […]

Imerman Angels Hosts Inaugural Brunch Run 5K

Raising over $55,000 in gross revenue, with over 700 runners and walkers and 120 volunteers in attendance
This was not your ordinary 5K! On Saturday, July 11, we kicked off our inaugural Brunch Run 5K at Montrose Harbor in Chicago. The inaugural 5K run/walk was announced by Constructive Noise’s Bonnie Greene and raised over $55,000 benefitting Imerman Angels’ […]

A Tribute to Sam LiBassi

Sam LiBassi, treasured member of the Imerman Angels community, lost his battle with Ewing’s sarcoma on October 24th, 2013.  Sam’s journey with Imerman Angels began shortly after he was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma in February of 2011. Imerman Angels founder Jonny Imerman became aware of Sam through a mutual friend. When the two finally […]

Team IA Runs for Funds in Bank of American Chicago Marathon

Any Sport, Any Race, Anywhere!
$150,000 in funds raised as 90 members of Team IA cross the finish line benefitting Imerman Angels’ mission to enable 1-on-1 cancer support for cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers

Congratulations, Team Imerman Angels, for completing the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.  We believe that every fundraising page created, jersey worn […]

Team Imerman Angels Athlete Highlight: Sven Johnson

Why do you run for Imerman Angels?
Deep down inside I wish that I could be a caregiver mentor angel, but I’ve never had the courage to do so.  I run because I can.  I run with Team IA because I am so impressed by those that can open themselves up by sharing their stories and […]

February 8th, 2013|Team Imerman|0 Comments|

The “Run Down” on Team Imerman Angels

Join Team Imerman Angels in our biggest race of the year, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

In 2012, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon sold out in six days.  Register today as a Team Imerman Angels athlete.  As one of the World Marathon Majors, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is a premier race […]

February 7th, 2013|Team Imerman|0 Comments|

Team Imerman Angels: Getting their Run On

Whether you are going for distance or speed this running season, there is one way to add just a little more meaning towards your passion: running for a great cause.

What is Team IA? An athletic team that supports Imerman Angels. Every fundraising page created, jersey worn while training, and individual you tell about Imerman Angels […]

January 30th, 2013|Team Imerman|0 Comments|