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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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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 for Cancer 2020 Updates

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Tips on Training: Swimming

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

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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Get Festive with Fundraising

Get Festive with Fundraising

 The holiday season is a great time to vamp up your fundraising efforts. With everyone feeling the spirit of giving, its the perfect time to share with your family & friends the cause your supporting. Whether its taking a moment to share on social...

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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

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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Year in Review – 2018

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 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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Why We Run – Team Baltimore 2018

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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Why We Ride – Team Seattle 2017

Why We Ride – Team Seattle 2017

We collectively curated a collection of photos hoping to articulate the team’s motivations for riding, or as some may call it— the “why”— the fuel that gets us up the hills, through the windy plateaus, out on raining mornings and persistent during...

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