Brain Cancer Survivor Runs With Angels
100% Possible. Since 2010 when he first began supporting Angels Among Us, O’Donnell and his team have raised more than $51,000.Marathon runner and brain cancer survivor Tom O’Donnell presents a check to Ellen Stainback, director of External Relations at the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke. O’Donnell, who was diagnosed with a grad 2 oligoden-droglioma in 2009, recently participated in the 2015 Tobacco Road Marathon and won his division. He donated the cash award to his Angels Among Us fundraising team,
“Participating means everything to me,” O’Donnell said. “It’s a day like no other, and it’s not often I get to run a race in which I finish with my oncologist.”
Angels Among Us, a 5K and 3K family walk, takes place at Duke University on Saturday, April 25. To date Angels Among Us has raised nearly $1 million toward a $2 million goal. Proceeds benefit the extraordinary scientific research conducted at the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center.