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You can support the fight against colorectal cancer by signing up to join us for the 2013 ING NYC Marathon, the 2013 Hamptons 1/2 or Full Marathon or as an individual participating in the event of your choice (from a 10K to a triathlon!).
TEAM COLON CANCER CHALLENGE is proud to be among the New York Road Runners’ official charity partners for the 2013 ING New York City Marathon. For the fourth year men and women from around the globe will come together to run one of the world’s premier road races and raise awareness of colorectal cancer the second leading cancer-killer among men and women.
We are also pleased to announce our selection as a charity partner in the 2013 Hamptons Marathon and 1/2 Marathon. The Hamptons Marathon is a favorite fall race for runners and has sold out the last six years. Last year runners from 32 states and 4 countries ran this Boston qualifier. The Hamptons can serve as a great training run for those runners training for the ING-NYC, Marine Corps or Chicago marathons.
And you can support the fight against colorectal cancer by Signing up as an Individual to participate in the event of your choice (from a 10K to a triathlon!)
Each member of TEAM COLON CANCER CHALLENGE has pledged to Make Their Miles Count by raising funds to support the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation’s mission of a World Without Colorectal Cancer.
The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation has been working in New York City since 2003, raising awareness of colorectal cancer, funding screening programs for the uninsured, and providing much needed funds to young investigators who are committed to finding a cure for colorectal cancer.
More than an estimated 51,000 Americans died from colon cancer this past year. When you support a member of TEAM COLON CANCER CHALLENGE you not only support their dedication to educating their community about the fact that colorectal cancer is preventable, treatable and beatable with early screening but you also support us as we continue to take steps in the race against colorectal cancer.
Making a donation is easier than ever. You can make a donation online by clicking on the Donate button above or clicking on a Team Member’s name. Your support helps us get another step closer to a World Without Colorectal Cancer. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation today in support of their fundraising efforts and sharing our story with your friends, family and co-workers.
The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation launched TEAM COLON CANCER CHALLENGE in 2010 to:
TEAM COLON CANCER CHALLENGE has raised more than $325,000 in support of efforts to raise awareness of colorectal cancer and the importance of early screening, prevention, and research.