Oct 31 2015

Philadelphia: Charity

Do Your Thing for Cancer Research

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Have you been searching for a way to raise money for cancer research but didn’t know where to start? Is the thought of hosting your own fundraiser a bit daunting? Are you short on time but big on motivation? The AACR Foundation has just the solution!

How AACR Runners for Research Works

Taking part in raising money and awareness for cancer research has never been easier. As a potential participant in an AACR Runners for Research fundraiser, you would visit our upcoming events page to see what fundraising activities will be in your area. If an upcoming event is of interest to you, simply click on the event logo/icon for additional details on how to sign up and start your own fundraising page to raise money for AACR’s cancer research efforts. And invite a friend to run and raise money with you – running is better with a buddy!


  • VIP entry
  • AACR Runners for Research free gifts
  • Incentive prizes for reaching fundraising goals
  • Camaraderie
  • A healthier, active lifestyle
  • Networking
  • The latest news on upcoming AACR events

Join the AACR Runners for Research and choose to participate in the American Association for Cancer Research Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon. You can even participate as a Virtual Runner or create your own event.

Take Action

Fill out our sign-up form so that we can keep you informed about exciting events and activities with the AACR Foundation. E-mail it back when you’re done, and we’ll send you the latest issue of Cancer Today magazine, the authoritative resource for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers.

Click here to learn more about other fundraising groups who are participating in 2015!

Schedule of Events

October 29-30, 2015

Health & Fitness Expo

Pennsylvania Convention Center
Thursday, October 29: 12:00 pm-7:00 pm
Friday, October 30: 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Expo Details

October 31, 2015

American Association for Cancer Research Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon

Start Time: 8:00am
Event Details