Why We Run

Read inspirational stories of why people run.

Sean Brown

Sean Brown

My daughter had leukemia when she was nine years old. had leukemia when she was nine years old. She has always been a courageous fighter.

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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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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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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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Hayley Huntsman

Hayley Huntsman

Three years ago, my mom and I signed up to run this half marathon together. Early that summer, she was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer and we didn't end up participating in the race because of her health. This year, I am running for her.

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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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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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