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Largest Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run a success!

Posted by Kristen Fagley, Director of Special Events on October 3rd, 2013 | No Comments »
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Prevent Cancer Foundation would like to thank all of the participants, donors, sponsors and volunteers who helped make this year’s Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run the most successful yet. This year we had a record setting 1,500 participants come out to Nationals Park and raise over $149,000 to support the Foundation’s mission of saving lives through cancer prevention and early detection! Thank you all for your hard work and dedication to this important cause. Sunday’s weather provided ...

Dorothy’s journey: Couch to Prevent Cancer 5K

Posted by Dorothy Jean Abernathy, Development Associate & Event Coordinator on July 2nd, 2013 | No Comments »
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Let me give you a little background on myself, I played lacrosse in college, can handle intense cardio workouts and don’t mind the occasional Olympic lift, but for some reason, I gave up long distance running of any kind since it made me feel like I was  on the verge of passing out. But now in my post college life, I am making it a mission to get healthy and couch to 5k (C25K) is ...

Fun, easy and memorable ways to support the Prevent Cancer 5K

Posted by Allison Hutchins, Prevent Cancer 5K Walk/Run Chair on | No Comments »
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Only three more months before the Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run on Sunday, September 29 at the home of the Washington Nationals! Summer is a great time to gather friends, family and coworkers for an individual or team fundraising event or project that will support the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s mission to Stop Cancer Before It Starts! Want to support the Foundation’s work in cancer prevention and early detection, but don’t know where to start? Here are ...

Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run 6 month countdown begins!

Posted by Jim Wood, Senior Director, Marketing & Communications on March 27th, 2013 | 2 Comments »
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[caption id="attachment_10016" align="alignright" width="182"] (From L. to R.) Prevent Cancer Foundation COO & EVP Jan Bresch, 2013 5k Walk/Run Chair Allison Hutchins, and 2012 5k Chair and Foundation Board member Katherine Kennedy[/caption] Spring is here and with it starts the countdown to the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run! This is the time to join or form a team to help Stop Cancer Before It Starts! This year's event is being chaired by Allison Hutchins, a longtime 5k ...