This family-friendly 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run began as a community run in Saline, MI to uplift the Carr family and raise funds for unknown medical expenses shortly after Chad’s diagnosis. It has become a major event in honor of kids all around the country! With additional efforts in honor of Owen Petrzelka in the Chicago area and Colt DelVerne in Ohio, it’s easier than ever to participate in Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and make a real difference in the fight against the most lethal form, brain cancer.
Join VIRTUALLY from anywhere.
+ Petrzelka/Shaker Block Party in Chicago!
This run is virtual, so you can run wherever and whenever you like, in honor of Owen Petrzelka, who passed away at the age of 6. Local to Chicago? Join the fun at a block party in Oak Park, IL on September 23, hosted by the Petrzelka/Shaker family.
or VIRTUALLY from anywhere.
This family-friendly 5K and 1M Fun Run will bring together families, both locally and around the country, to raise money for childhood brain cancer research. In celebration of Colt DelVerne, who passed away at the age of 10, participants who wish to join the DelVerne family can gather for a fun-filled morning at Centennial Terrace in Sylvania, OH on September 16.
HELP US TURN THE MAP ORANGE
Can you help us “Orange Out” the Map? Our goal is to have five RunTough participants in each state to turn the entire country orange. No matter where you live, you can help us Defeat DIPG by registering for RunTough for ChadTough Defeat DIPG as a virtual runner.