Profiles: Mary-Jo Fraser

Back to Mari-Jo Fraser.   It turns out that last Sunday was not just Issaquah Salmon Days.  It was the 6 year anniversary of her transplant...and so amazing that she chose to spend the first part of the day with us.  In true TT spirit, she showed up decked out in official wasabi-Gatorade green apparel, and carryied a helium butterfly balloon.   The plan...to release the balloon at some point during the race.  At the call to the start, she eagerly made her way to middle of the crowd.   As the gun went off, our crew of supporters provided an enthusiastic send off to our racers and as Mari Jo...
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It’s inspiration time!

Issaquah Salmon Days... We had a small, but mighty turnout for the race.   It was a gorgeous Pacific Northwest fall morning...sunny...a little cool, but absolutely perfect for racing.   Marty Chakoian took advantage of the conditions to lead our group across the finishline in a stellar 47:55.   He's definitely on his way to an outstanding Seattle Half Marathon performance in November.  Mari-Jo Fraser was next...finishing in 60:08.  More on Mari-Jo later.  Eileen Webster rounded out the group  69:11.  Like I said...small, but awfully mighty! In the 5k, we were represented by another very fi...
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