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25% off Flash Sale from EmergeOrtho

FLASH SALE ALERT – EmergeOrtho of the Triangle is covering 25% of your entry fee into any remaining Ramblin’ Rose Triathlon. Use the code EMERGE during registration between now and midnight July 4, 2019 to take 25% off your entry ...

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Her Spirit Still Motivates Me

“It sounds cliche, but she was our rock before the cancer, through the cancer, and even now in spirit…that’s strength like no other I’ve ever known.” After her mother, Connie Morgan (1951-2012), was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2008, Jeness ...

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RAMBLIN’ ROSE TRIATHLETE | Rachel Hodges

“In 2011 my Mom asked me to participate in a Ramblin’ Rose triathlon for the first time and, though I had never done a triathlon before, I felt that I could do it with the motivation of my Mom next ...

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RAMBLIN’ ROSE TRIATHLETE – Joline Hodges

“Friends that I have invited have said, ‘OMG I can’t do that!’ I then feel more proud as I respond ‘If I can do it, anyone can!’” Joline Hodges, 57 | Durham, NC | Recovery Room RN In 2005 two nursing colleagues ...

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RAMBLIN’ ROSE TRIATHLETE | Sabine Farer-Buers

“It’s so moving that I have tears in my eyes many times.” Sabine Farer-Buers, 45 | Pittsboro, NC | Geriatric Nurse, Duke certified Integrative Health Coach, & Front Store Manager at Southern Village Pharmacy When I moved from Spain to the United States ...

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RAMBLIN’ ROSE TRIATHLETE | Mary Ann Gardner

“It was one of the best things that I have ever done and have become addicted to Ramblin’ Rose. I did four more in 2016 for a grand total of five!” Mary Ann Gardner, 68 | Winston Salem, NC | CPA I ...

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RAMBLIN’ ROSE TRIATHLETES | Tirion & Haley Sheafor

“Haley and I have been participating in Ramblin’ Rose Triathlons for six years. We have completed them with our mom, grandma, cousin, and aunt and we keep coming back for more.” Tirion & Haley Sheafor, 22 | Mt. Pleasant, SC | Swim ...

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RAMBLIN’ ROSE TRIATHLETE | Alexis John

“Imagine yourself crossing the finish line. Imagine the feeling of accomplishment you will have. If you can imagine it, there’s no reason why you can’t achieve it.” Alexis John, 26 | Raleigh, NC | Firefighter I previously worked at the Downtown Durham ...

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