Oct 15, 2013

Last year after being diagnosed with breast cancer I rode as a Domestique for Team Colleen in support of another Team Leader/Cancer Survivor in the Tour of the Tucson Mountains.  Since then I have had surgery, chemotherapy, and have finished radiation treatments.  It is the deep love both for and from my family that has motivated my recovery.  George and Chad have asked me to ride as ... Read More »
Oct 07, 2013

I am 47 years old. I have a Mechanical Engineering degree from Bucknell University and a Masters degree in Aeronautics from Stanford University. In my career, I've worked at Boeing Aircraft, Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft.  I am athletic, enjoying activities like tennis, kiteboarding and triathlons.  I completed my first full Ironman in Louiville, Kentucky in 2011. Unfortuante... Read More »
Sep 27, 2013

Due to a family history of both breast and ovarian cancer, I learned I carry the BRCA2 gene mutation in August 2012. Baseline screening led to a diagnosis of invasive grade III breast cancer on November 7th, 2012 (my 37th birthday). I am still in the midst of my treatment, so it is hard to fully comprehend how this disease will impact my life, but I consider myself very fortunate. I am blessed with ... Read More »
Mar 22, 2012

Colleen Whealdon-Haught was smart, fit and dedicated to the disciplined lifestyle of an avid cyclist. "She even bought lights for our bikes, so she could drag me out at 4 a.m. for a ride before going to work in the morning," said George Varhola, who met Whealdon-Haught in the summer of 2000, when they were both naval officers in Newport, R.I. Ironically, it was Varhola who introduced Wh... Read More »
Mar 21, 2012

KVOA Tucson - Participating in El Tour De Tucson on Saturday's will be several different groups riding for different charities. One group is riding to honor a friend, a former cyclist, who passed away from breast cancer. Chad McGlamery and George Varhola from "Team Colleen" stopped by the News 4 Studios this afternoon to talk about riding for Colleen, George's husband. ... Read More »
Nov 02, 2011

Group honors rider who died of cancer by helping survivors By Sarah Trotto Arizona Daily Star | Posted: Saturday, November 20, 2010 12:00 am At age 31, Colleen Whealdon-Haught died in October 2009 of breast cancer. An enthusiastic cyclist, Whealdon-Haught participated in El Tour de Tucson and frequently rode her bike 15 miles from her home to her chemotherapy treatments. As a Category 2 ... Read More »



EVENTS “A Race Against Time" January 26, 2014 USAC Permit Pending All proceeds go towards cancer survivorship. If you are unable to participate and wish ... Read More »
Dec 09, 2013
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Sep 17, 2013
“Rising from Ashes” is a feature length documentary about two worlds colliding when cycling legend Jock Boyer moves to Rwanda, Africa to help a group of struggling genocide survivors pursue their drea... Read More »
Sep 16, 2013