Our two Stop Cancer Now Lap-a-Thons at Tuscarora H.S. on April 26, 2015 and November 6, 2016 were a great success! More than $5,000 was raisedat the first Lap-a-Thon to support our Cancer Helpline by adults and children who participated on one of 4 teams or as individuals. Winners included: Most money raised by a […]
Find out more about this year’s Patient Advocacy Workshop and how to start your application here.
As you enjoy good weather and perhaps get ready for our Cancer Prevention and Treatment 5K in September, you may be training a lot outside. Exercise reduces your risk of cancer and many other diseases, but running outdoors can increase your risk of skin cancer if you don’t follow a few simple rules.
May 2015 On Saturday, April 25th, Sherina Garner walked her own 5K fundraiser in memory of her mother, Valerie Veney, who died from lung cancer. Fourteen people donated $453 to her cause, which Sherina then matched, raising a total of $906 for the National Center for Health Research and its main program, Cancer Prevention and […]
Early Packet Pick-up is Saturday September 21: Get your T-shirts and Bibs ahead of time and receive a 20% coupon off all REI products – @ Georgetown Running Company, Saturday 9/21, 12pm-4pm Georgetown Running Company Address: 3401 M St. NW Washington, DC 20007 (in Georgetown) Race Registration/Start/Finish: At the corner of Potomac St. NW and Grace […]
Barefoot and minimalist running are the new crazes in the running world, but can you really run faster, longer, and with fewer injuries by shedding your shoes? Find out the benefits and risks of barefoot running to see if it is really a good option for your workout.