Oct 19 2014

Denver: Charities

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Team In Training – Get More. Give More. Register Today!

Completing an endurance sports event such as a marathon or half marathon is one of life’s great experiences. And when you train with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training, you make that experience an even greater accomplishment by not only changing your life but by helping cure cancer. Team In Training also gives you more of everything you need for success. In return, you’ll raise funds to help people with blood cancers live better, longer lives. Find out more about this exciting program and how you can really make a difference in the search for cancer cures. Visit teamintraining.org or call (800) 482-TEAM today.










Imagine a race where hope marks the finish line. Make it a reality when you run as a St. Jude Hero to support the lifesaving work at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. St. Jude has changed the way the world treats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. Children from all 50 states and from around the world have come through the doors of St. Jude for treatment, and thousands more around the world have benefited from our research. And no family ever pays St. Jude for anything. As a St. Jude Hero, you’ll cross the finish line knowing that you truly Run for a Reason. To learn more about becoming a St. Jude Hero, visit heroes.stjude.org, call (303) 377-9987 or contact us at Anne.Dewire@stjude.org


Official Charities

First Descents – Training Peaks First Descents offers cancer survivors a free adventure experience to defy their cancer, reclaim their lives and connect with others. Website: firstdescents.org Email: teamfd@firstdescents.org     Phone: 303 945 2490


Banfield Charitable Trust – Team BCT Banfield Charitable Trust assists with the costs of veterinary needs and pet care for pets in need and struggling pet owners. Website: banfieldcharitabletrust.org Email: russ.kukini@banfieldcharitabletrust.org    Phone: (503)922-5041 


Hope for the Warriors – Team Hope for the Warriors HOPE FOR THE WARRIORS mission is to enhance the lives for service members, their families, and families of the fallen. Website: www.hopeforthewarriors.org Email: sduerr@hopeforthewarriors.org     Phone: 910 546 0144


Jazz Aspen Snowmass – Miles for Music Our mission is to present and preserve jazz and related forms of music through world-class festivals, performances and education. Website: jazzaspensnowmass.org Email: hupper@jazzaspensnowmass.org     Phone: 970 920 4996


JDRF – Team JDRF Challenge JDRF’s mission is to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications through the support of research.

Website: jdrfneo.org  Email: hreed@jdrf.org Phone: 216 654 9319


Maria Droste Services of Colorado, Inc. – Team Mind Body and Sole Maria Droste Counseling Center provides affordable counseling for adults, children and families overcoming obstacles such as emotional trauma and depression. Website: mindbodyandsole.org Email: info@mindbodyandsole.org     Phone: 303 756 9052


Melanoma Education Foundation – MEF Runner Support Save lives from melanoma by educating high school and middle school students about early self-detection. Website: skincheck.org Email: mef-dfacchetti@charter.net     Phone: 718 775 7297


Open Hands Adoption Partnerships – Open Hands Open Hands Adoption Partnerships through financial grants, helps families who have chosen to adopt special needs children internationally. Website: adoptionpartnerships.org Email: larita@adoptionpartnerships.org     Phone: 469 323 9320


Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy – Run For Our Sons Run For Our Sons is a fundraising program of Parent ProjectMD, the leading organization in the fight to end Duchenne. Website: parentprojectmd.org/denver2013 Email: nicole@parentprojectmd.org     Phone: 201 250 8440


Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
Working to eliminate the challenges of childhood brain tumors.
Website: curethekids.com  Email: mbeaver@curethekids.org     Phone: 800 253 6530, ext. 321


PKD Foundation – Run for PKD
The PKD Foundation exists to discover treatments and ultimately a cure for polycystic kidney disease. PKD is one of the most common, life-threatening genetic diseases impacting millions of people worldwide. When you Run for PKD, you bring hope to patients and families so they no longer suffer the effects of this disease alone.  Website: runforpkd.org Email: runforpkd@pkdcure.org Phone: 816-268-8469


Prostate Cancer Foundation – Athletes for a Cure Athletes for a Cure raises funds and awareness for the fight against prostate cancer by supporting life-saving research. Website: athletesforacure.org Email: info@athletesforacure.org     Phone: 310 570 4700


American Association for Cancer Research Foundation – AACR Runners for Research
To prevent and cure cancer by providing financial support for scientific research, education, and communication.
Website: aacrfoundation.org   Email: aacrfoundationevents@aacr.org     Phone: (215) 446-6899


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Schedule of Events

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Race Day

Marathon, Half,  2-Person Relay, 10K, & 5K: 7:15am
Event Details

Fri – Sat, October 17-18, 2014 

Health & Fitness Expo

Colorado Convention Center • Hall F
Friday, October 17th: 1pm – 7pm
Saturday, October 18th: 9am – 5pm
Expo Details

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