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Wichita, KS

Friday May 24, 2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Wichita, KS

Monday May 27, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Kansas City, MO

Tuesday May 28, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Metro KC Team Spotlight - Team Tara

May 22, 2019

Each year, hundreds of teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - Metro KC.  Team Tara has participated in honor of Tara Bellar who is a 21 year brain cancer survivor and a 3 year breast cancer survivor.  By participating in this event, you are helping fund research and programs to support the brain tumor community.  Learn more about Tara's Story!   Team Tara.png It all started in the summer between 6th and 7th grade in 1998. I was 12, my aunt and uncle took me and my sister to Disney World in June.  I started to get headaches and was really...

Metro KC Team Spotlight - Sara's Faith Walkers

May 22, 2019

Each year, hundreds of teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - Metro KC.  Sara's Faith Walkers have participated in honor of Sara, a beloved daughter and sister. By participating in this event, you are helping fund research and programs to support the brain tumor community.  Learn more about Sara's belief that "Today is a Good Day!"   P8260172.JPG In June 2012, Sara had a seizure just days after her 26th birthday.  This seizure led to the discovery of a tumor in the right frontal part of her brain.  The tumor (6 cm in diameter) was...

St. Louis Team Spotlight - Team Sandy Butler

May 22, 2019

Each year, teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - St. Louis.  Team Sandy Butler has participated in honor of Sandy who always had a passion for helping others.  By participating in this event, you are helping fund research and programs to support the brain tumor community.  Learn more about Team Sandy Butler! Team Sandy Butler.png   Team Sandy Butler has had a team participate in Head for the Cure since you guys first came to St. Louis. My mom, Sandy Butler, was the original founder of the team and I have since taken the reigns since...

St. Louis Team Spotlight - The Thing

May 22, 2019

Each year, teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - St. Louis.  Team The Thing has participated in honor of Lisa Joerling who has been battling a brain tumor for the past 6 years.  By participating in this event, you are helping fund research and programs to support the brain tumor community.  Learn more about The Thing! Lisa STL.png 6 years ago I was diagnosed with a ganglioglioma, a brain tumor that affects only 1-2% of all brain tumor patients. I had a biopsy and an awake craniotomy to remove the tumor, I lost sensation in my some of my...

Metro KC Team Spotlight - See Matt Run

May 22, 2019

Each year, hundreds of teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - Metro KC.  See Matt Run has participated in honor of Matt Mendlick who is a 10 year brain cancer survivor.  By participating in this event, you are helping fund research and programs to support the brain tumor community.  Learn more about See Matt Run! See Matt Run.png   I grew up in Olathe, KS and had a big group of friends I graduated with.  I was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2008 while finishing Radiology Residency. My family moved back to Omaha after we...

Metro KC Team Spotlight - Team Lisa

May 22, 2019

Each year, hundreds of teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - Metro KC.  Team Lisa has participated in honor of Lisa Joerling who is a 6 year brain cancer survivor.  By participating in this event, you are helping fund research and programs to support the brain tumor community.  Learn more about Team Lisa! Lisa KC.png   I was 19 years old when I diagnosed with a ganglioglioma, a brain tumor that affects only 1-2% of all brain tumors. I had a biopsy and an awake craniotomy to remove the tumor, I lost sensation in my some of my right hand...

Epicuriad Chef Spotlight - Chefs Keri Frazier and Steven Contreras

May 03, 2019

8.png   Since 2017 Keri Frazier has been an innovator in the gourmet food truck and private catering industries.  Her food truck and Catering Company Left Coast Burrito Co. and Left Coast Catering was nominated as food truck of the year in 2017 and Keri was named A Top 32 Culinary Innovator by the Arizona Republic.   As a former contestant on The Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race Season 6, she realized that her hunger and creativity needed to be channeled into her two loves: great food and bringing people together.  Earlier this year she teamed...

Epicuriad Chef Spotlight - Chef Chad Burchfield

Apr 30, 2019

Meet Chef Tom (5).png After Chad Burchfield spent time as a cook in the US Army, he has dreamed of having his own kitchen. He began a career in hotel management to gain hospitality management experience and last year with the help of co-owner and wife Sasha, they were able to save enough and qualify for a small business loan to make their dream come true. Burchie’s started as a hot dog cart in Gallop, NM. They bought a hot dog cart and spent time and money upgrading the cart. They put countless hours into branding and planning. Their first day on the road...

Epicuriad Chef Spotlight - Chef Jordan Murray

Apr 29, 2019

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Epicuriad Chef Spotlight - Chef Jason Manolian

Apr 26, 2019

5.png   Having never been to culinary school, Jason’s cuisine, has been developed , not in a classroom, or a fancy kitchen, although he has worked in some pretty cool spots through the years.  We won’t bore you with a long drawn out list of places he has been fired from, but He will say his first real taste of greatness, was the dish pit at Roy Yamaguchis first spot in Hawaii Kai, he saw the passion someone could have for food, and the joy one could feel, watching ohana , praise your work. He has worked along side some of the countries best and most...

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