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2017 CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION - RUN TO CURE CF PITTSBURGH - Run for the Roses

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BENEFITING: CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION

ORGANIZER: CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION

EVENT: Pittsburgh Marathon 2017

EVENT DATE: May 07, 2017

Alicia Switzer

THE STORY:

Alongside - and on behalf of - my incredibly strong, caring and dedicated friend (aka world's greatest work wife) Emily Perry Gill, I'll be running the Pittsburgh Marathon Relay to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CCF). This cause is incredibly near and dear to Em, who was diagnosed with CF when she was just 6 months old. Her passion and support for the Foundation is nothing short of inspiring, and I am honored to take part in this event. Please consider making a donation to this fundraising campaign - any amount is greatly appreciated, and will go directly toward the search for a cure to this life shortening disease. Thank you all so much in advance! Please read below for more information on the fight to cure CF:

Our Run to Cure CF team in Pittsburgh continues to grow each year, as do our research efforts and the progress we’ve made in the search for a cure. Real progress toward a cure has been made, but the lives of young people are still cut far too short. Won’t you join us in continuing the search for a cure? Accept the challenge today and help add tomorrows to the lives of those living with cystic fibrosis by registering to run or making a donation to one of our dedicated team members!

We've made incredible progress in the fight against cystic fibrosis, but we still need to strive to cross that finish line and find a cure!

What Is Cystic Fibrosis?

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States (70,000 worldwide). A defective gene and its protein product cause the body to produce unusually thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections, and obstructs the pancreas and stops natural enzymes from helping the body break down and absorb food.

In the 1950s, few children with cystic fibrosis lived to attend elementary school. Today, advances in research and medical treatments have further enhanced and extended life for children and adults with CF. Many people with the disease can now expect to live into their 30s, 40s and beyond.

Learn more about Cystic Fibrosis and our chapter:www.cff.org/wpa

Fundraising Minimums:

$100 - Kid's Marathon
$200 - 5K
$1,500 - Relay Team
$400 - Half Marathon
$500 - Full Marathon

Fundraising minimums must be met by May 5, 2017. Don't think you can meet your fundraising minimum?  Contact Lauren DiMaria at ldimaria@cff.org or 412-321-4422 to set up your fundraising plan and guarantee your race spot today! 

All Run to Cure CF team members will receive*

  • FREE bib for the race of your choice
  • Run to Cure CF Gender Specific Performance Tank
  • Group Training Runs and other events
  • Personal support from running coaches and mentors
  • Race specific training plans  and  tips
  • Fundraising Incentives
  • And  MORE!

Questions? Contact Lauren DiMaria at ldimaria@cff.org or 412-321-4422

$320

MONEY RAISED
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  • Bethany Leslie

    $25

  • Jim and Laurie

    $50

  • Jennifer Valeri

    $25

  • KURT

    $50

  • Mark & Kay

     

  • Team Hickman

    $25

  • Steph J

    $20

  • sistertwinauntbossladyfriend

    $50

  • Katie Contrera

    $25

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107% Raised of $300 Goal

The Team: $145,856 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Hannah Camic

Amount Raised

$11,499

 

105% Raised of $11,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Audrey Burgoon

Amount Raised

$9,145

 

91% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Janice Magee

Amount Raised

$6,641

 

221% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Michael Dishaw

Amount Raised

$5,250

 

53% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Lindsay McIntosh

Amount Raised

$3,461

 

115% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Natalie Olup

Amount Raised

$3,069

 

614% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

John Nee

Amount Raised

$3,020

 

755% Raised of $400 Goal

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Patti Raybuck

Amount Raised

$2,735

Donor Comments

Katie Contrera

Katie Contrera

DONATION: $25

6 months ago

sistertwinauntbossladyfriend

sistertwinauntbossladyfriend

DONATION: $50

bc we love emily 6 months ago

Steph J

Steph J

DONATION: $20

6 months ago

Team Hickman

Team Hickman

DONATION: $25

Go get em girls!! 6 months ago

Mark & Kay

Mark & Kay

6 months ago

KURT

KURT

DONATION: $50

7 months ago

Jennifer Valeri

Jennifer Valeri

DONATION: $25

Gonna miss you this year lady! Have fun! 7 months ago

Jim and Laurie

Jim and Laurie

DONATION: $50

7 months ago

Bethany Leslie

Bethany Leslie

DONATION: $25

Amazing work! Love being a part (even small) of this! 7 months ago