Lonnie and Mike to compete in the Boston Marathon this coming Monday!

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Pictured above: Lonnie Lenaburg, Mike McLean, and Clint Siemers

This coming Monday, April 16, 2012 Team LIFE members Lonnie Lenaburg (Eric’s uncle) and Mike McLean (Eric’s brother) will be competing in the 2012 Boston Marathon.  They both qualified together (Lonnie in 3:25:02 and Mike in 3:05:28) for their age groups last fall at the Fox Valley Marathon in St. Charles, IL.  Lonnie  has been training very hard with his training buddy Clint Siemers who is pictured above.  Mike has been recovering all year from a serious injury in January where he severely fractured his tibial plateau.  He just began walking again about a month ago, and running lightly 2 weeks ago.  He is still experiencing a lot of pain, but has recovered aggressively and draws a lot of his strength from Eric’s ongoing battle against leukemia.  He will stop at nothing to finish.  We want to wish them the very best of luck.  Go get it guys!!

  • Lonnie’s bib #: 10911, wave 2, corral 2
  • Mike’s bib #: 4308, wave 1, corral 5

Follow these instructions to track them live:

  • TEXT – Simply text the word RUNNER to 345678 using your US mobile phone. You will then receive an sms text response with instructions on how to submit a runner’s bib number. (You will be opted in to receive 4 messages during the race. Message and data rates may apply. Text STOP to cancel, Text HELP for help. This program is available on the following carriers: AT&T, Boost, Nextel, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, and Verizon Wireless.)
  • EMAIL – Continue to the registration page for the AT&T Athlete Alert on the race website. Sign-up using your mobile phone number for SMS text message updates, or by entering an email address for email updates. Click here to sign up now.