Why I'm Running
I am taking on the 24 in 24 to be of service to others. I was given the gift of running to share with others.
About Team Enzo

Our warriors name is Enzo! He was diagnosed with a rare congenital heart defect (CHD) called Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) at 20 weeks gestation; this means that the left side of his heart stopped forming at 12 weeks gestation & it doesn't pump. We knew he was going to have to have at least 3 open heart surgeries (Norwood, Glenn, & Fontan) before he was 4 years old.

Enzo was born at Cleveland Clinic Main SDU on June 2nd, 2015 weighing a whopping 7lbs 13oz and looking shockingly healthy for a baby with half a heart. From the moment he was born he stole the hearts of all the doctors & nurses. We knew from day 1 he was going to be a fighter. He had his first open heart surgery called the Norwood at 3 days old & his surgeon Dr. Stewart said he had one of the smallest aortas he’s ever repaired. He came home 13 days later on no feeding tube & surprising everyone with how well he handled everything!

He did fairly well at home & had his second open heart surgery called the Glenn at 5 months old & came home just 3 days post op. He unfortunately had a set back and was readmitted with a wound infection. His chest had to be opened back up less than a week post op & be cleaned out of infection. His chest remained open & he stayed in the hospital for a month on IV antibiotics. Once home, he lived a normal toddler life & was on no medications. He had his final stage of surgeries called the Fontan in September 2018. He came home a week post op & has done extremely well.

He is the best big brother & loves his sister Stella immensely! He is incredibly smart & loves to play outside!

Thank you so much to Anytime Fitness & A Special Wish Cleveland for everything you do! Enzo has been through so much in 5 years & he continues to do it with a smile on his face! He is a brave warrior & I couldn’t be more proud of him! He is our real life super hero!

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Danielle Gentille
17 days ago

You’ve got this Maureen!

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Veronica, Jerry and Lisse
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I love you and wish I was there running it with you!

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Kathy Schmelzer
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Good luck!

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In memory of Amanda

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Rich
22 days ago

For his Pierogi Girl daughter

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24 days ago

Perogies

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Thanks pierogi people!

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Anonymous
25 days ago

You’re awesome!

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Pierogi

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The Kosar Family
1 month ago

We love you, and we support Team Enzo!

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Jen Cauwenbergh
1 month ago

My step son has the same HLHS. He is 19 1/2 yrs old and doing great!

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Good Running

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You're awesome!!

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Julie
2 months ago

Happy Birthday Maureen

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Your 'other' teammate, Pam
3 months ago

Big respect!

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Mom & Bill
3 months ago

Our love and support for you and for Enzo and his family.

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Richard Jones
3 months ago

Go get 'em Maureen

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Tina
3 months ago

You inspire me!

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Anonymous
3 months ago

Good luck & Godspeed!

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Renee
3 months ago

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Mandy
3 months ago
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Brindo Family
3 months ago

Enzo is an amazing, strong kid and has such a wonderful family. I’m so glad you are running for him!

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Mike and Michele Fath
3 months ago

Happy to help you in this wonderful endeavor to help Enzo!

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3 months ago

took a few tries. but i got it. yaayy

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Nicole aka Aunt Coco
3 months ago

I am so proud to be your Godmother and watch you grow into an amazing young man! I love you with my whole heart ❤️

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3 months ago

🖤Enzo

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