See what's new and newsworthy with the AF Canyon Run Against Cancer.
Running for fallen officers, walking for suicide awareness or running for cancer families, almost every given weekend, you can find a cause to motivate you to cross that finish line.
Due to construction taking place at Tibble Fork Reservoir in AF Canyon (our traditional starting location) the 2016 race will have a new start venue with a modified course and limited spots for the half marathon. Also new this year is a 10K race.
April 14 — AMERICAN FORK — In June 2014, Shantiell Mendenhall joined more than 3,000 people to run the American Fork Canyon Half Marathon & 5K for the purpose of fighting cancer. She ran for her son who was battling neuroblastoma.
July 21, 2015
Deseret News — A race has no comparison to battling cancer, but even so, running helped Amy Choate-Nielsen gain a glimpse of what it means to be driven by something other than yourself. Read More >
June 25, 2015
The Daily Herald — The race has a new name, thanks to its major sponsor, Kneaders. It's the AF Canyon Run Against Cancer, Powered by Kneaders Bakery and Cafe. And it Read More >
June 3, 2015
Salt Lake Tribune — The AF Canyon Run Against Cancer has always had a special place in Colleen Worthington's heart, but this year the race takes on special meaning when her teenage grandson was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. Read More >
June 2, 2015
KUTV - Fresh Living — Colleen Worthington, owner and founder of Kneaders Bakery and Cafe, appears on the set of Fresh Living to share why she puts her support behind this race. Read More >
May 26, 2015
ABC4 — Colleen Worthington partners with the AF Canyon Run Against Cancer after her grandson was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. Read More >
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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