Team Katie and Cade
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 that had metastasized to her liver and duodenum.
April 2013, Sharon passed away surrounded by her children, husband and siblings.
May 2014: Katie runs her first Lincoln Half Mrathon with Project Purple.
May 2015: Katie runs with Project Purple for a second time.
July 2015: Katie's uncle Gary (Sharon's husband) was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, on Sharon's birthday, July 30th.
May 2016: Katie joins Project Purple for a third year. Her cousin Micah (Sharon and Gary's youngest grandson) ran his first half marathon on the the PP team and convinces Cade he needs to join them on the course!
July 2016: Gary passed away peacefully in his sleep.
May 2017: Katie & Cade will run the Lincoln Half Marathon with the Project Purple together for the first time!
We didn't chose for pancreatic cancer to impact our family the way it has but this year we run for those who can't and for all families and friends affected by this disease. We are Project Purple!
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