Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Tricommitment Spin-a-thon

If you live in Calgary and you aren’t busy on Saturday then how about partaking in the tricommitment spin-a-thon?  Spinning starts at 9 am, ends at 2 pm and takes place at the Eau Claire Market. 

I could go on and on about how you’ll get to spin among friends and that there are some pretty stellar items up for auction.  Money raised from the spin-a-thon goes to support two of Calgary’s own triathletes – Jordan Bryden and Janelle Morrison.  But…

…on Sunday Janelle was driving from Penticton to Calgary to help organize the spin-a-thon and was involved in a very serious car accident.  She’s currently in intensive care in Kamloops.  Jordan is asking that the triathlon community come together come together to support Janelle at the spin-a-thon.  If you can’t make it (or don’t spin) there is an after party at Spur Gastropub in the evening, or else you can support Janelle directly here.

If you haven’t met Janelle, she is one of the sweetest most positive people ever.  I hope you will consider attending the spin-a-thon and thinking speedy healing thoughts for Janelle.IMGP2136

11 comments:

D said...

Realizing this is no laughing matter (AT ALL), that picture cracks me up :)
FAST HEALING to Janelle! Rock out the spin-a-thon for her!

Wes said...

I will keep Janelle in my thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery!

Lily on the Road said...

Holy Smokes, it is very scary when something like this happens to someone so close to you Leana, I will Keep Janelle in my thoughts and prayers and wish her all the very best in her recovery.

I will see if Cathy can swing by Eau Clare and make a donation.....

Marlene said...

I'm so sorry to hear about your friend and wish her a full recovery. Good luck with the event - sounds like a great cause!

Julie said...

When I heard the news, it stunned me. I don't know Janelle personally, but the triathlon community is so small, the connections are not so removed. I may not know her, but I do know people who do. It's close enough to give me the chills and my heart goes out to her and her family.

She is in my prayers!!!

Keith said...

That's so much too sad about Janelle. But I have to say the way you're picking up that foot makes it look like you think you've stepped in something icky.

Chelsea Clark said...

congratulations on your achievements and posting your efforts to inspire us all….my elliptical trainer has not only allowed me to running longer distances, I have lost 30 pounds!!!!!

Dano said...

I don't know Janelle personally but it is obvious that she is loved. From working in a trauma ICU I know what lies ahead of her. See will need lots of support and I think the spin-a-thon is a great start. I just signed up!

kizzy said...

that's absolutely a great idea...


"Sport is not about being wrapped up in cotton wool. Sport as about adapting to the unexpected and being able to modify plans at the last minute. Sport, like all life, is about taking risks."
- Sir Roger Bannister ~spyder ski

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