Why We Run

Read inspirational stories of why people run.

Teresa Brunt

Teresa Brunt

I'm the team captain for Stars for Signe, who I am running for. She's a friend first and always.

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Karen Conder

Karen Conder

My mom always lived her life just the way she wanted... with her family. She was such a courageous and strong person.

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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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Sally Gerun

Sally Gerun

We are a group of 7 friends who got together in the beginning because our sons who were seniors in High School were friends who played Varsity football for the PG Vikings. Two of us are cancer survivors and one of us is in treatment right now.

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Jaime Jenkins

Jaime Jenkins

Happiness is a choice. It becomes a habit as we choose it over and over again. I choose happiness.

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Uncle Newton

Uncle Newton

My Uncle Newton has recently completed 6 rounds of chemotherapy and 40 rounds of radiation for nasal sarcoma.

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Carri Lyons

Carri Lyons

Two-time Cancer Survivor. Even after hearing the words, "You have cancer," this amazingly strong, vibrant, energetic and loving person still shines. She is my HOPE!

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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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97th Floor is a Title Sponsor of AF Canyon Run Against Cancer Health Equity is a Title Sponsor of AF Canyon Run Against Cancer

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