Series Featured Charity - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

 

 

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You may register and run with any of the charities listed below. Click on any of them to find out more about the charity, the work they do and how they will support you throughout your training through race day. If you like what you read, click register to let that charity know! You can register your interest with one or more charity and make your final decision later. Each charity has a limited number of registrations available, so you will need to convince them you are committed to their cause and that you can meet the fundraising target to guarantee your entry. Good luck!

  • ALS Association

    Contact Colleen O'Farrell on 202-464-8822


    Test your strength. Push your limits. FIGHT ALS! Grab your friends and join us for this opportunity to be a part of Team Challenge ALS!

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  • Organization for Autism Research

    Contact Emily Branham on 703.243.9710 x228


    Led by parents and grandparents of children and adults on the autism spectrum, OAR’s mission is to answer questions that parents, families, individuals with autism, teachers and caregivers confront daily.

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  • Endure to Cure Pediatric Cancer Foundation

    Contact Jason Sissel on jason@enduretocure.org


    Endure to Cure’s programs bring uplifting gifts/experiences to children in cancer treatment and help families cover uninsurable travel expenses associated with cancer treatments. Join us and be somebody’s hero today!

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  • World Animal Protection

    Contact Jennifer Bates on 646.783.2230


    Active in more than 50 countries, we end the needless suffering of animals around the world and inspire people to change animals’ lives for the better.

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  • American Cancer Society

    Contact Kyra Racelis on 312.960.2346 or email Kyra.Racelis@cancer.org


    We want to drive cancer into insignificance. Today 1 in 3 women and 1 in 2 men will get cancer in their lifetimes. Together, we are a united force against all cancers.

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  • Project Purple

    Contact Dino Verrelii on 203.414.2716


    Project Purple is a non-profit organization created to raise awareness, support patients and families affected by the disease, and fund research efforts to defeat pancreatic cancer.

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  • Paws Chicago – TEAM PAWS

    Contact Jessica Killough on 773.843.4884


    Join TEAM PAWS and become part of a community of nearly 4,500 people who, over the past 11 years, have saved more than 15,000 homeless animals.

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  • American Institute for Cancer Research

    Contact Brenda Zelada on 202.600.3018


    The American Institute for Cancer Research champions the latest and most authoritative scientific research from around the world on cancer prevention and survival through diet, weight and physical activity, so that we can help people make informed lifestyle choices to reduce their cancer risk.

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  • Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

    Contact Jane Hoffmann on 203.652.0216


    The MMRF is recognized as one of the most significant innovators in cancer research. The work of the MMRF is dramatically improving the outlook for patients with multiple myeloma and other cancers.

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  • Heifer International

    Contact Casey Neese on 888.943.4337


    When you run for Heifer International, it’s not how fast you finish. It’s about the lives you change along the way. Join Team Heifer to help bring communities around the world closer to ending hunger and poverty.

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  • World Wildlife Fund US

    Contact Breanna Giovanniello on 202.495.4111


    Run a Rock n Roll Marathon with WWF’s Panda Nation and together we’ll tackle the biggest, toughest issues facing our planet. We’re not afraid of a challenge, are you?

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  • The Michael J. Fox Foundation

    Contact Laura Freeman on 212.509.0995


    Team Fox is the grassroots community fundraising program at The Michael J. Fox Foundation. To date, over 4,000 active Team Fox members have raised over $50 million for Parkinson's research.

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  • Global Lyme Alliance

    Contact Angelo Masino on 203.883.6773


    Global Lyme Alliance is the leading private nonprofit dedicated to conquering Lyme and other tick-borne diseases through research and education. Learn more or donate at GLA.org.

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  • Parkinson's Disease Foundation

    Contact Ashley Liebman on 800.457.6676


    Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) is a leading national presence in Parkinson’s research, education and public advocacy, funding promising scientific research while supporting people living with Parkinson’s through educational programs and services.

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  • Every Mother Counts

    Contact Maddy Wasserman on 646.918.6609


    Every Mother Counts is a non-profit organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother. We inform and engage audiences to take action, raising funds supporting maternal health.

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  • Voices Against Brain Cancer

    Contact Kevin on 215.519.9440


    Voices Against Brain Cancer’s (VABC) mission is to find a cure for brain cancer and brain tumors by advancing scientific research, increasing awareness, creating a brain cancer and tumor community, and supporting patients, their families and caregivers afflicted with this devastating disease.

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  • Colon Cancer Alliance

    Contact Julie Fisher on 202.628.0123 ext. 104


    Our mission is to empower a nation of advocates who work with us to offer support for patients, raise awareness of preventative measures, and inspire efforts to fund critical research.

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  • Team Quest - The International Dyslexia Association

    Contact Tricia Sturm on 410.561.6413


    Sign up to run for the International Dyslexia Association as a member of TeamQuest. When you do, you create a better future for every individual who struggles to read.

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  • Team Rubicon USA

    Contact Matt Scott on 310.906.1629


    Help support our teams on the ground. With your help, we will be able to continue to provide the necessary assistance to the victims of disaster.

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  • Team Volken

    Contact Gabrielle on 604.593.3001


    Join Team Volken in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, and 10K and help the John Volken Academy provide life-skills training and job-skills development to young men in recovery.

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  • Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy

    Contact Nicole Herring on 201.250.8440


    Run For Our Sons is a program of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), the largest non-profit organization focused entirely on Duchenne.

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  • Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

    Contact Angel Serrano on 800.532.7667 ext. 117


    MSAA is a national, nonprofit organization founded in 1970. Our organization is dedicated to improving lives today through ongoing support and direct services to individuals with MS, their families, and their care partners.

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  • Lupus Foundation of America

    Contact Donna Grogan on 202.349.1152


    We are devoted to solving the mystery of lupus, one of the world's cruelest, most unpredictable, and devastating diseases, while giving caring support to those who suffer from its brutal impact.

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