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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. Just swinging by just to chat a bit more about the 4K for Cancer. A 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 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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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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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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Participant Resources

Top 10 Tips for Using Social Media for Fundraising

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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Fundraising Ideas from Alumni

Fundraising can sometimes seem a little tricky or not so “fun.” However, with some fresh ideas and a good attitude, you're sure to raise money in no time! Here are some ideas from 4K alumni to help you out! I invited friends over for a “Cuts for Cancer” party. I...

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March Fundraising Ideas

As you start to amp up your training in preparation for the summer - amp up your fundraising as well! Here we have outlined some new, fun ideas for spring fundraising: 1. St. Patty’s Day Fundraiser: Use the holiday to plan some creative fundraisers! Host an event or...

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Spotlights

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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Meet Cristal – BE Courageous

Meet Cristal! Born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Cristal is a spunky, resilient and big-hearted, daughter, sister, student and inspiration to many. Cristal’s cancer story began during a college semester abroad in Spain. In the middle of her experience, she...

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Alumni Blog Spotlight: Sophia Garber

Today we're rereading some amazing blogs from this past summer's rides and runs. Sophia Garber, a member of Team San Francisco 2017 highlights one of the most memorable days of their trip. Trail Ridge Road - the highest paved road in the U.S.- that winds its way up...

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Why We Fight

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