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September 30 Day Challenge: 5K Training Plan

Posted by Teresa Howes on August 26th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Fall Back on Track with this 30 Day 5K Training Plan! This is exciting! Several Months ago the Prevent Cancer Foundation reached out to me about their 7th Annual 5K Walk/Run at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. which will be held on October 4, 2015. They were looking for support with a 5K training plan for their members and creating awareness for their charge. You don’t have to ask me twice to help promote cancer prevention and exercising more! So here ...

The 5K Introduced me to Cancer Prevention

Posted by Maggie Klee on May 19th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Aside from countless hours of practice, performing at basketball games and perfecting our national’s routines, it was always an important goal of the American University Dance Team to give back. As a team member, every year we searched for local fundraisers to participate in. Since everyone is impacted by cancer we were excited when we found the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 5K.

2014 Walk/Run was a blast

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on September 30th, 2014 | No Comments »
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Nationals Park went “green” on September 21 with over 1,300 runners and walkers for the Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run. This year’s event was a smashing success thanks to our participants and over 85 teams who helped raise more than $235,000. A crew of diligent and passionate fundraising superstars ensured that we reached our goal before the event even started. Vernon Holleman (12 years old), the Top Individual Fundraiser, raised $12,350. The Top Team Fundraiser (which was ...

5k Walk/Run & health fair are not to be missed

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on September 16th, 2014 | No Comments »
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5 days and counting! This coming Sunday, September 21, marks the 6th annual Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run. The Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run is a family (and dog!) friendly event focused on promoting healthy living. Participants run or walk along the Capitol Riverfront boardwalk and through Yards Park, enjoying scenic views along the way. We know that you’re pumped for the 5k, but the excitement doesn’t end there. The health fair on the stadium concourse before and ...