Jeff Goad Patient

Jeff Goad, a myeloma patient diagnosed in 2010, is one of the MMRF’s most active participants. He climbed to Kilimanjaro with a team of 16, including 3 other patients in 2016, as part of the first Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma (MM4MM) teams. Last year he trekked in Nepal in-route to Everest Base Camp with another group that included his wife. He is often taking part in marathons with his two brothers, Brad and David (Boston, NYC, Chicago) Together, they are known as “The Brother’s Goad”. All three are riding together on the 2019 team this year.

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