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Tips & Tricks

Are you curious about what 4K for Cancer is like but want some tips? Interested in running or biking across the country, but are a bit worried about the fundraising or training? Well to help ease some of your worries, we chatted with our 4K alumni for...

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10 Reasons to Run/Bike Across America

10 Reasons to Run/Bike Across America

4K for Cancer is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Our runners and riders have the chance to serve the cancer community, while doing something that they love. There are many reasons why 4K is an incredible experience ... we could go on and on. But we did...

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Straight from Team Seattle: Morgan Frazier

Straight from Team Seattle: Morgan Frazier

Morgan Frazier, a graduate of Texas A&M, is now biking across the country with the 4K for Cancer from Baltimore to Seattle. Here she shares with us some excerpts from her journal on the road! Day 1: Baltimore, MD to York, PA At 6:30am we...

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Alumni Spotlight: Jack Bowling

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’

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

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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Participant Resources

Tips & Tricks

Are you curious about what 4K for Cancer is like but want some tips? Interested in running or biking across the country, but are a bit worried about the fundraising or training? Well to help ease some of your worries, we chatted with our 4K alumni for...

read more
Tips on Training: Yoga

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

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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Spotlights

Alumni Spotlight: Jack Bowling

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’

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.

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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4K News

10 Reasons to Run/Bike Across America

10 Reasons to Run/Bike Across America

4K for Cancer is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Our runners and riders have the chance to serve the cancer community, while doing something that they love. There are many reasons why 4K is an incredible experience ... we could go on and on. But we did...

read more
Straight from Team Seattle: Morgan Frazier

Straight from Team Seattle: Morgan Frazier

Morgan Frazier, a graduate of Texas A&M, is now biking across the country with the 4K for Cancer from Baltimore to Seattle. Here she shares with us some excerpts from her journal on the road! Day 1: Baltimore, MD to York, PA At 6:30am we...

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My 4K Told By ‘The Office’ Memes

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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Why We Fight

Why We Run – Team New York 2018

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

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

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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