Novemebr 2008, Katie's Uncle Dave (her mom's brother-in-law) passed away after his battle with pancreatic cancer.
October 2012, Katie's Aunt Sharon (her mom's older sister) was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
April 2013: Sharon passed away surrounded by her children, husband and siblings.
July 2015: Katie's uncle Gary (Sharon's husband) was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer (on what would have been Sharon's birthday)
July 2016: Gary passed away peacefully in his sleep.
May 2017: Katie & Cade will run the Lincoln Half Marathon with Project Purple together for the first time!
We could have never imagined that pancreatic cancer would impact our family in such a major way but this year we run for those who can't and work to raise $6,000 for for all families and friends affected by this disease. We are Project Purple!