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Alumni Spotlight: Courtney & Carrie

People would be surprised to hear of the many ways our 4K riders and runners hear about the 4K. Typically they hear about 4K through chatting with a friend or alum, scrolling on Social Media, or stumbling across our site. But every once in awhile, we hear...

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Alumni Spotlight: Seth Rinehart

Hi world changers!This is Seth Rinehart from the 4K For Cancer team… Well… Teams (to be precise). Team Baltimore 2016, Team New York 2017, and Team Boston 2018. I’m swinging by just to chat a bit more about the 4K for Cancer, this run across the country...

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Why We Run – Team New York 2018

Every year we ask our participants to think about their reason for running, 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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Why We Ride – Team San Francisco 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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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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Why We Run – Team Baltimore 2018

Every year we ask our participants to think about their reason for running, 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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4K Resources

What do parents say about 4K?

              My child is about to get on a bike and ride it 4,000 miles across the United States for cancer... My child is about to lace up their shoelaces and run in a 4,000 mile relay across the United States for cancer... These statements may sound crazy but this...

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Sweet on 4K: How to Fundraise Around Valentine’s Day

Individual Events: Post on Facebook “Donate by February 14th and I will write you a poem.” Sell roses or carnations on campus Throw a Valentine’s Day Party & ask for donations Craft unique gifts to sell for Valentine's presents Hold a dessert auction or bake sale...

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Top 10 Tips for Using Social Media for 4K

Social media is great for sharing your story, educating about the cause, and getting others engaged. The goal is to get people to want to be involved, and donate, with or without being asked! Consider using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, LinkedIn, YouTube,...

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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 for running, 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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Why We Ride – Team San Francisco 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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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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4K Alum Spotlights

Alumni Spotlight: Courtney & Carrie

People would be surprised to hear of the many ways our 4K riders and runners hear about the 4K. Typically they hear about 4K through chatting with a friend or alum, scrolling on Social Media, or stumbling across our site. But every once in awhile, we hear...

read more

Alumni Spotlight: Seth Rinehart

Hi world changers!This is Seth Rinehart from the 4K For Cancer team… Well… Teams (to be precise). Team Baltimore 2016, Team New York 2017, and Team Boston 2018. I’m swinging by just to chat a bit more about the 4K for Cancer, this run across the country...

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For the People on the Back of My Leg

"In the last few days since finishing the run, I have been asked time and time again, "How in the world did you do it?"And every time I responded, "because I was doing it for the people on the back of my leg". Each day of the run, I dedicated the day's miles in honor...

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