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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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Tips on Training: Cross-Training

When you are used to pounding the pavement or spinning those wheels, it can be difficult to figure out what to do on those elusive cross training days. How intense should the workout be? And what are you supposed to do if you are stuck indoors without any...

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Falling in Love in 70 Days

4K for Cancer is about creating a nationwide community of support for cancer patients and their families, and along the way, our riders and runners often create relationships that last a lifetime.Team Portland 2016 riders Francesca Genoese and Justin...

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Alumni Spotlight: Sam Snyder

Hey there - Sam here, Team Boston 2018 4K for Cancer Runner. Here to tell you, with certainty, that the summer of 2018 was THE best summer of my life. It brought so many smiles, laughs, tears and surprises, and left me with some of the most...

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Participant Resources

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

Tips on Training: Cross-Training

When you are used to pounding the pavement or spinning those wheels, it can be difficult to figure out what to do on those elusive cross training days. How intense should the workout be? And what are you supposed to do if you are stuck indoors without any...

read more

Spotlights

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

Falling in Love in 70 Days

4K for Cancer is about creating a nationwide community of support for cancer patients and their families, and along the way, our riders and runners often create relationships that last a lifetime.Team Portland 2016 riders Francesca Genoese and Justin...

read more

Alumni Spotlight: Sam Snyder

Hey there - Sam here, Team Boston 2018 4K for Cancer Runner. Here to tell you, with certainty, that the summer of 2018 was THE best summer of my life. It brought so many smiles, laughs, tears and surprises, and left me with some of the most...

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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