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Through TNT, One Runner Finds A Way To Honor Her Love

Eva Chen is running Rock 'n' Roll Brooklyn in honor of her late boyfriend.

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Eva Chen and Sonny

This is my 6th year participating as a member of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Team in Training. I am raising funds to help find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. This will be a special race for me on October 10, 2015. I will be running the Rock ‘n’ Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon. This run will be a tribute to my beloved late boyfriend Sonny LaRosa.

On April 3, 2015, I lost Sonny to a very challenging liver disease. Sonny was my inspiration to become part of the amazing LLS and TNT teams. Back in May 2010, Sonny was invited to play drums at a TNT fundraising event. That was when I was first introduced to Team In Training. Since then I have completed two full marathons and six half marathons.