Vinnie Carrano

Running Coach

Vinnie Carrano

Running Coach

Vinny Carrano served four years in the Marine Corps Infantry. His four years of service ended in 2011 and that August he was enrolled as a freshman at Penn State University. In his time at Penn State, he was a leader in the THON community and the president of the Criminal Justice Club.

Vinny graduated in 2015 and took his passion with THON and started his career with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) as a Campaign Manager for their annual stair climb event, Big Climb Philly. Over his time in Philadelphia he became a Co-Leader for November Project Philly, and also currently is a trainer at Everybody Fights Boxing Gym.

Today, Vinny is the Director of Development & Engagement for the Emily Whitehead Foundation and building their Philadelphia Chapter. Their mission at the foundation is to provide less toxic treatments to pediatric cancer patients through CAR T-Cell Therapy with a goal of a cure.