Why We Run

Read inspirational stories of why people run.

Susan Jacobs

Susan Jacobs

I am running for my mom!!! She died of breast cancer and the race is on her birthday.

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Shar Christopher

Shar Christopher

I'm a Physician Assistant with the bone marrow transplant and acute leukemia program at LDS Hospital. Last year I got a small group of us to run this half, which was my first (and only) half.

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Sean Brown

Sean Brown

My daughter had leukemia when she was nine years old. had leukemia when she was nine years old. She has always been a courageous fighter.

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Richard Dunn

Richard Dunn

I am running for my awesome mother who passed away in November from liver cancer. She inspired so many and is our family's biggest fan and I am sure will be cheering for all of us the entire way.

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Linda Pemberton

Linda Pemberton

4 weeks ago my 32 year old son was diagnosed with brain cancer. He's had surgery to remove the tumor and began radiation and chemo this week. We feel very blessed that his prognosis is good.

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Kris Bullock

Kris Bullock

Running for my husband, Dean, an amazing man. He was diagnosed with brain cancer in July of 2012 and in spite of the dire prognosis, he remained positive and upbeat.

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The AF Canyon Run Against Cancer is all about running for a cause. Each person runs for their own reason — and we’d love to hear about it! Connect with us and share your experiences using hashtag #afcanyonrun #whywerun.

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