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The NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway marked the second year of Alexis DeJoria Racing’s Free Mammograms for the Fans program. Nevada Health Centers’ mammovan, a mobile mammography unit, provided free mammograms to any female ticketholder over the age of 40 attending the three day race. DeJoria raced a special ‘Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness’ race car to help raise exposure.
Deirdre Strunk, spa director for the Spa Costa Del Sur at South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa, wasn’t a runner before a life changing event. But now she has completed three half marathons as well as won not only an important competition but raised money to help both a cause as well as her husband.
Nicole Johnson, wife and mother, co-owns a construction company and is a professional off-road driver who competes professionally including the Monster Jam World Finals recently.
With her father on the Nevada Athletic Commission, Carano was exposed to fighting from a young age though it wasn’t until she discovered Muay Thai that she saw potential for a career as a fighter. After many successful years, Carano switched gears and pursued acting.
With her finish at the National Championships, Melissa earned a spot on Team USA and will be representing the USA in Pontevedra, Spain at the ITU World Sprint Duathlon Championships in May 2014.