Why We Run

Read inspirational stories of why people run.

Derral Sorensen

Derral Sorensen

Fought a valiant and heroic 3-month fight against stage four pancreatic cancer that had spread throughout his body. This one's for you cousin!

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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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Khristy Huntsman

Khristy Huntsman

Colon cancer's got nothin' on my momma! She fought hard, kicked cancer's butt, and showed us what it means to never give up or give in.

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Jeromy Mendenhall

Jeromy Mendenhall

My son, Ethan Mendenhall, just lost his 5 year battle to Neuroblastoma on 10/28/2014. He ran the 5K last year with his little brother and I.

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Ana Call

Ana Call

Running for my friend and co-worker, Janice, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in January 2015.

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Jordan Duncan

Jordan Duncan

Running in honor of my dad, Dean Bullock, who lost his battle with Brain Cancer on May 9, 2014.

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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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