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Special Announcement: Contribute To The Grete Waitz Foundation

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Apr. 29, 2011
The Grete Waitz Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life for cancer patients.

The Grete Waitz Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life for cancer patients.

The goal of the foundation is to improve the quality of life for cancer patients.

Before her death, Grete Waitz set up a special foundation to improve the quality of life of cancer patients called the Active Against Cancer Foundation.  Specifically, the foundation seeks to:

  • Establish and fund training and recreational centers in cancer treatment hospitals
  • Fund a PET/CT scanner for the Oslo University Hospital
  • Motivate people to be physically active in order to prevent diseases

If you wish, you can donate to this foundation in Grete’s name by going to this link: http://www.mycharity.ie/charity/aktiv_against_cancer

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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