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February 15, 2013

#TheDonna Series: 4 Divas and a Dude

By jasonpratt jasonpratt

The sixth annual 26.2 with Donna: The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer is less than two days away and many of the 10,000-plus participants are anything but seasoned athletes. Take Karol Rajos, a Mayo Clinic employee, who wanted to find a way to honor her Aunt Esther, a breast cancer survivor, and her grandmother […]

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Tags: 5250, 5334, Events, Florida, marathon, MayoClinicFL, TheDonna, TheDonnaSeries


February 5, 2013

#TheDonna Series: For Mothers and Others

By jasonpratt jasonpratt

While one would expect members of Mayo Clinic’s department of neurology to support community events, you’d probably assume it would be related to things like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s or Lou Gerhig’s disease (also known as ALS). But breast cancer? Indeed. It seems as if everyone knows someone who is affected by the disease and Mayo […]

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Tags: 2375, 5250, 5292, 5334, Events, Florida, marathon, MayoClinicFL, TheDonna, TheDonnaSeries


January 29, 2013

#TheDonna Series: A Certified Cheerer and First Aid Captain

By jasonpratt jasonpratt

Thousands are preparing to lace up their sneakers for the sixth annual 26.2 with Donna: The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer on Sunday, Feb. 17, and in doing so, supporting ongoing research at Mayo Clinic related to breast cancer. But it takes a lot of people to ensure the success of the marathon. Shawn […]

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Tags: 5250, 5334, Events, Florida, marathon, MayoClinicFL, TheDonna, TheDonnaSeries


January 24, 2013

#TheDonna Series: Running for Aunt Donna

By jasonpratt jasonpratt

Thousands are preparing to lace up their sneakers for the sixth annual 26.2 with Donna: The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer on Sunday, February 17, 2013, and in doing so, supporting ongoing research (PDF) at Mayo Clinic related to breast cancer. Ashley Crofton is one of them. Although she works in Mayo Clinic’s Department of […]

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Tags: 1136, 2246, 2375, 5250, 5334, Events, Florida, marathon, MayoClinicFL, running, TheDonna, TheDonnaSeries


October 2, 2010

Ponte Vedra Women’s Golf Association’s Pink Ribbon Golf Classic

By CSMMayo csmmayo

Jacksonville and Robin Wahby were both much different 20 years ago, when Mrs. Wahby arrived in Florida. The city had no professional football team and all the prominence and economic development that come with that. And Mrs. Wahby — then Robin Griswold — was at a different stage in life, with different concerns. “Back then, […]

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Tags: 1136, 2375, 5250, 5334, breast cancer, Events, Jacksonville


April 7, 2010

Running the 34th Marine Corps Marathon

By CSMMayo csmmayo

“Running has given me the courage to start, the determination to keep trying, and the childlike spirit to have fun along the way.” — Julie Isphording, a member of the first women’s marathon team in the 1984 Olympics. Dear Family and Friend Donors, I have good news to report — the marathon is behind us!! […]

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Tags: Events, Patient Story


October 24, 2009

Powerful voices: Women’s heart disease survivors

By Traci Klein traciklein

Participants at the 8th annual Science & Leadership Symposium — a joint effort by Mayo Clinic’s Women’s Heart Clinic and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease — gained insight into their disease Oct. 10 through 14 in Rochester, Minn. They also met and networked with their new heart sisters from across the country, […]

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Tags: Cardiology, Events, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Women's Heart Clinic, WomenHeart, WomenHeart Science and Leadership Symposium


September 1, 2009

Destination: Rochester, Minnesota

By Barbara Sorensen barb sorensen

As a patient, visitor or student at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., I invite you to experience and explore our city. It’s a great place. And, yes, I have to admit I am a little biased since I live and work here. Let me tell you about the Rochester I know and enjoy. With a […]

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Tags: activities, destination, Events, Rochester, what to do


March 24, 2009

Joining Mayo Synchronicity: A first-timer’s perspective on Dragon Boat racing

By Yvette martin yvette martin

Ooooh, a Dragon Boat race! I have always wanted to be on a rowing team. Maybe I missed my calling to be on a great collegiate team at a Division I school. Well, honestly, I like boats, and after all these years, I will love reducing my two-liter to a six pack. So why not?! […]

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Tags: Diversity, Dragon Boat, Employees, Events, Tempe


February 3, 2009

Florida Campus Prepares for Marathon

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  More than 7,000 runners are expected on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus Feb. 15 for the second annual 26.2 with Donna, the National Marathon to Fight Breast Cancer. But it’s not just runners who must prepare for a race.   When the marathon and half-marathon kick off at 7:30 a.m. that Sunday, it will mark the […]

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Tags: breast cancer marathon, Donna Deegan, Events, Florida, marathon


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