Why We Run

Read inspirational stories of why people run.

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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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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Kasee Smith

Kasee Smith

We will be running WITH my mother, Tammy Sweat-Chipman, who is currently battling colon, liver, lung, and stomach cancer. She immediately started treatment for her cancer and is committed to facing this challenge with determination and a positive attitude.

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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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Dean Bullock

Dean Bullock

Husband, Father, Grandpa, Brother, Friend, Marathoner, and IRONMAN. Inspired thousands during his courageous 22-month battle with brain cancer.

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Amber Bell

Amber Bell

Amber Bell is an amazing wife and mother of three beautiful daughters. Since September of 2016 she has gone through 17 rounds of chemo to fight stage IV.

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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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