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Meet #TeamNarcolepsy

July 18th, 2018

Narcolepsy Network has been selected as an Official Charity Partner for the  2018 TCS New York City Marathon. We will join more than 350 official charity partners in the  biggest marathon in the world. Over a million spectators will cheer on #TeamNarcolepsy on  November 4, 2018, through all five boroughs of New York City.

We’re excited to introduce our NYC Marathon team. We are kicking off our fundraising effort for our runners, and they need your help! Click on a runner’s name to support their fundraising campaign.

Emily Jillette

Emily is new to running but is thrilled to train for this challenge and raise awareness.

Jenna Morton

Jenna is a co-owner of Morton Group, a restaurant development company. She serves on several nonprofit boards in Las Vegas.

Jason Ruff

Jason’s girlfriend and his own family have been affected by narcolepsy and sleep deprivation issues. He is running for all of them.

Ijeoma Chimezie

Ijeoma is a pharmacist with narcolepsy and is running her second TCS New York City Marathon. She’s excited to empower other people with narcolepsy to live life unlimited.

Xenly Ancheta

Xenly is a full-time nursing student, avid runner, and is excited to represent Narcolepsy Network in the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon.

Heidi Hartmann-Rothe

Heidi is a nurse, a diabetes educator, a health and wellness coach, and a runner with narcolepsy. She’s running her first marathon to raise awareness.

Chris Novello

Chris is a wife, mother of three, and a medical professional. She is running to raise money and awareness for narcolepsy research.

Keith Harper

Keith is a designer, runner with narcolepsy, and sits on the board of Narcolepsy Network. He has run the NYC marathon five times, and looks forward to running with an entire team in November!

Mee Warren

Mee is an accomplished investment professional, sits on the Narcolepsy Network board, and is a runner with narcolepsy. She’s excited to raise awareness this November!

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Date Created: July 18th, 2018
Last Updated: December 8th, 2020