Why We Run

Read inspirational stories of why people run.

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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Richard Dunn

Richard Dunn

I am running for my awesome mother who passed away in November from liver cancer. She inspired so many and is our family's biggest fan and I am sure will be cheering for all of us the entire way.

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Linda Pemberton

Linda Pemberton

4 weeks ago my 32 year old son was diagnosed with brain cancer. He's had surgery to remove the tumor and began radiation and chemo this week. We feel very blessed that his prognosis is good.

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Kris Bullock

Kris Bullock

Running for my husband, Dean, an amazing man. He was diagnosed with brain cancer in July of 2012 and in spite of the dire prognosis, he remained positive and upbeat.

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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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