Why We Run

Read inspirational stories of why people run.

Bob and Jeane Jepson

Bob and Jeane Jepson

Honoring our parents as "Team Jeb and Jake" for all their years of service and love! We are cheering for them as they courageously fight cancer together!

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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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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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Darin Majers

Darin Majers

We admire the fight in you and your ability to push forward! Remember that your battle with bladder cancer doesn't define you. You're a fighter!

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Dona Crowne

Dona Crowne

I lost my twin sister to leukemia on 7/28/2014. After this loss in order to honor her life as well as manage my grief I chose to give back. I know firsthand what this fundraiser will offer these families.

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Alison Lomax

Alison Lomax

Walking six miles each day on her hospital floor, Allison believes staying active has played a major role in her recovery... giving her power to continue the fight!

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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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Heidi Lowder

Heidi Lowder

I am running in behalf of my mother who is battling Ovarian cancer. She has 6 kids and a lot of family and friends that care about her and want to show her some support.

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Annie Allred

Annie Allred

Running for my mom who was diagnosed with a stage 4 glioblastoma multiforme (brain tumor). Cari's Kids (grandkids too) and friends are running together to show our love and support for her.

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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.

Title Sponsors
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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