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Alumni Spotlight: Jack Bowling

The Start of It All“I was passionate about spending a summer serving a purpose larger than myself,” said 4K alumni Jack Bowling, a native of South Carolina who participated in the 4K for Cancer run on Team Baltimore in 2016.When Jack first learned about...

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4K Staff ‘Whys’

At Ulman, we are motivated by our 'Whys'. We work hard because of the people we have met who have been impacted by cancer. Our 'Whys' are also a big part of 4K for Cancer. Our runners and bikers share with their team every morning at Dedication Circle why...

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Tips on Training: Yoga

 As a yoga instructor, I often receive one of two perspectives from new students: “This is going to be super easy,” or “I am not flexible enough to do yoga.” In both cases, they are wrong.Yoga is a great exercise for anyone looking to increase their strength,...

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4K Spotlight: Zach’s Rodeo Fundraiser.

There are many fundraising ideas out there. We see many of our 4K for Cancer participants hold t-shirt fundraisers, bake sales, and restaurant night, but there are many other unique opportunities. It just takes a bit of time to find the one right for you, your...

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March Into Fundraising

As you start to amp up your training in preparation for the summer - amp up your fundraising as well! Here are some new, fun ideas for you to spring into fundraising! St. Patty’s Day FundraiserEveryone loves St. Patty's Day. So why not use the holiday to...

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Tips on Training: Swimming

There are very few cardio workouts that do not force impact on the joints of the body. Swimming is the perfect workout for your cross training days. It is a fantastic way to recover, while still getting a great workout. The BenefitsSwimming is a highly...

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Participant Resources

Tips on Training: Yoga

 As a yoga instructor, I often receive one of two perspectives from new students: “This is going to be super easy,” or “I am not flexible enough to do yoga.” In both cases, they are wrong.Yoga is a great exercise for anyone looking to increase their strength,...

read more

March Into Fundraising

As you start to amp up your training in preparation for the summer - amp up your fundraising as well! Here are some new, fun ideas for you to spring into fundraising! St. Patty’s Day FundraiserEveryone loves St. Patty's Day. So why not use the holiday to...

read more

Tips on Training: Swimming

There are very few cardio workouts that do not force impact on the joints of the body. Swimming is the perfect workout for your cross training days. It is a fantastic way to recover, while still getting a great workout. The BenefitsSwimming is a highly...

read more

Spotlights

Alumni Spotlight: Jack Bowling

The Start of It All“I was passionate about spending a summer serving a purpose larger than myself,” said 4K alumni Jack Bowling, a native of South Carolina who participated in the 4K for Cancer run on Team Baltimore in 2016.When Jack first learned about...

read more

4K Staff ‘Whys’

At Ulman, we are motivated by our 'Whys'. We work hard because of the people we have met who have been impacted by cancer. Our 'Whys' are also a big part of 4K for Cancer. Our runners and bikers share with their team every morning at Dedication Circle why...

read more

4K Spotlight: Zach’s Rodeo Fundraiser.

There are many fundraising ideas out there. We see many of our 4K for Cancer participants hold t-shirt fundraisers, bake sales, and restaurant night, but there are many other unique opportunities. It just takes a bit of time to find the one right for you, your...

read more

4K News

My 4K Told By ‘The Office’ Memes

My summer spent running across the country for 4K for Cancer was certainly memorable. How could it not be? A summer filled with people I'll have in my life forever, places I'd never imagine being in, and experiences that took my breath away. When people ask about my...

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Year in Review – 2018

What. A. Year.   2018 was filled with windy roads, mountains, flat plains, finish lines, and more. We couldn't be more proud of the impact our 4K for Cancer program had this past year. None of these wins and accomplishments are possible without our...

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Why We Fight

Why We Run – Team New York 2018

Every year we ask our participants to think about their reason they signed up to Run Across America, their motivation, or as some may call it - their "why" - the fuel that gets them over the hills, through the windy and long plateaus, out on raining...

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Why We Ride – Team San Francisco 2018

Every year we ask our participants to think about their reason they signed up to bike across America, their motivation, or as some may call it - their "why" - the fuel that gets them over the hills, through the windy and long plateaus, out on raining...

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Why We Ride – Team Portland 2018

Every year we ask our participants to think about their reason for riding, their motivation, or as some may call it - their "why" - the fuel that gets them over the hills, through the windy and long plateaus, out on raining mornings and persistent during...

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