29th Annual Huntington's Disease Triathlon/Duathlon/Aquabike

Sun February 23, 2020 Miami, FL US 33186 Directions

29th Annual Huntington's Disease Triathlon/Duathlon/Aquabike

The Huntington’s Disease Triathlon is one of the few races in the world which is operated by a not-for-profit organization. The event is organized solely by volunteers and all proceeds from the race support research aimed at treating and curing Huntington’s disease. Since its inception, the Triathlon has raised $1.2 million and has involved ten thousand participants.  Please consider donating to help find a cure.

2020 marks the 29th Anniversary of the Huntington’s Disease Triathlon. Huntington’s disease is a fatal genetic disorder that leads to the progressive degeneration of nerve cells in the brain resulting in the deterioration of a person’s physical and mental abilities. Today, there are 30,000 symptomatic American’s with HD and more than 200,000 at risk for inheriting the disease. The symptoms of HD have been described as having ALS, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s simultaneously. Every child of a parent with HD has a 50% chance of carrying the faulty gene that causes HD.  It has no cure.

Race Director, Debbie Gomberg, began her fight against Huntington’s disease (HD) when her father lost his battle to HD in 1989. Her sister is currently afflicted with the disease and is in the later stages. Debbie, herself, and all her children/grandchildren are at risk for the disease. Over the past quarter decade, she has devoted much time and enormous effort in supporting the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) through her commitment as President of the South Florida Chapter and as Event Director of our Annual Triathlon.

To learn more, please visit the HDSA Official Website

If you would like to send offline donation payments, please email hdtriathlon@gmail.com for further instructions.

Top Donors

$2,570 Raised By 38 Donors

$300 on behalf of Paula Uselis
$200 on behalf of Barbie and Antony Vinci, Sr
$200 on behalf of Irene Chase
$200 on behalf of Sara Araceli Jimenez
$150 on behalf of Sharon & Ernie manos
$100 on behalf of Virginia Racanelli
$100 on behalf of Anthony Vinci
$100 on behalf of Christian Crews
$100 on behalf of Danuel Campbell
$100 on behalf of Donna Winters
$100 from Anonymous
$100 on behalf of Tina Walsh
$75 on behalf of Gerry & Dan Campbell
$50 on behalf of Aleop Tur Behar
$50 on behalf of Aleop Tur Behar
$50 on behalf of Carlos Dolabella
$50 on behalf of Diana Tur
$50 on behalf of Julia Fermayer
$50 on behalf of Michael Dvorkin and Ted Sassi
$50 on behalf of Regina Drennan
$50 on behalf of Tess Silverthorne
$40 on behalf of Dani & Rob
$25 from Anonymous
$25 on behalf of Emily Wood
$25 on behalf of John Stocker
$25 on behalf of Jose Padilla
$25 on behalf of Nik Robinson
$25 from Anonymous
$25 on behalf of To Chau (Jo Jo) Russo
$20 on behalf of Alexander Abreu
$20 on behalf of Avery Chapman
$20 on behalf of Carla Nicholson
$20 on behalf of Jorge Rodriguez
$15 on behalf of Ellen Bor
$15 on behalf of Kerry Gruson
$10 on behalf of Jorge Nunez
$5 on behalf of David Leon
$5 on behalf of Jorge Perez

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