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Thursday January 30, 2020 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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Friday February 7, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm

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Saturday February 15, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am

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Meet Head for the Cure Ambassador, Angela!

Dec 11, 2019

Meet Head for the Cure Ambassador, Angela Merkcle! She is a brain tumor survivor, and Omaha and Orlando 5K participant! Angela learned of Head for the Cure from her own Google search after diagnosis when she was looking for a place to find inspiration, information, and a way to now give back to something she felt deeply connected to. head for the cure ambassador (3).png ...

Meet Head for the Cure Ambassador, Anna!

Nov 21, 2019

Meet Head for the Cure Ambassador, Anna Blackwell! She is a brain tumor survivor, and North Texas 5K participant! Anna learned of Head for the Cure when she was speaking at an event four days before her surgery and a HFTC representative introduced her to our Foundation. head for the cure ambassador (1).png ...

Houston 5K Team Spotlight- Team Tom

Sep 17, 2019

Each year, many teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - Houston. Team Tom participated last year for the first time and Tom received one of the Keeping the Faith nominations! This October, they are participating in honor of him after he passed away from a Glioblastoma earlier this year. By participating in this event, you are helping fund research and programs to support the brain tumor community. Learn more about Team Tom! Team Spotlight (4).png "It was an ordinary day in June of 2017 as Tom and I left for work. An hour after we said...

Cleveland Team Spotlight - Team Deb's Grand Cru

Sep 17, 2019

Each year, teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - Cleveland.  Deb's Grand Cru rallies behind Deb O'Brian who was diagnosed with a Glioblastoma tumor. By participating in this event, you are helping to support brain tumor research and programs at The Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center at Cleveland Clinic. Read about Deb's strength and journey below!  Team Spotlight (9).png My world turned upside down the afternoon of Wednesday, January 23, 2019.  As a wine professional, I was setting up, pulling corks and starting...

Meet Your San Antonio 5K Emcee's!

Sep 12, 2019

As we are nearing our 6th Annual Head for the Cure 5K- San Antonio on Saturday, September 28th at Providence Catholic School, we want to share with you our fantastic emcees for the event! Thanks to our partners at KSAT we have not one, but TWO supportive emcees for our race. Learn more about Steve Spriester and David Sears! Steve_S_-_KSAT.jpg Steve Spriester: Steve has been at KSAT since 1995. His stories and his newscasts have been award-winning and have led the ratings consistently. From his series of reports that led to the San Antonio medical community...

San Antonio 5K Team Spotlight- Team Headstrong

Sep 11, 2019

Each year, many teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - San Antonio.  Team Headstrong has participated in honor of Mike after his brain cancer diagnosis, and he is going 10 years strong. By participating in this event, you are helping fund research and programs to support the brain tumor community. Learn more about Team Headstrong! Team Headstrong- SA Team Headstrong has participated in the last 5 years for Head for the Cure in San Antonio!  Each year our team grows in size and how many donations we are able to raise. The first year, it...

NC TRIANGLE TEAM SPOTLIGHT - TEAM FLY NAVY

Sep 06, 2019

Each year, teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - NC Triangle.  Team Fly Navy is participating in honor of Richard J. Field, Jr. courageous battle with brain cancer. By participating in this event, you are helping fund research and programs to support the brain tumor community.  Learn more about team Fly Navy below! Team Spotlight (7).png Our Team, 'Fly Navy' is participating in the Head for the Cure Run in honor of Richard J. Field, Jr. our father. He was diagnosed with a  Glioblastoma Multiforme ( GBM) brain tumor in 2001 at age...

DETROIT TEAM SPOTLIGHT - TEAM NYEHOLT

Sep 06, 2019

Each year, teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - Detroit. Team Nyeholt participates to celebrate Shaun Nyeholt's story and courageous battle with brain cancer. By participating in this event, you are helping fund research and programs to support the brain tumor community. Learn more about Team Nyeholt below! Register or Donate Today! Team Spotlight.jpg Team Nyeholt walks to celebrate Shaun Nyeholt’s story and continued battle with brain cancer. After brain surgery, 10 months of chemotherapy and radiation treatment and three years of...

Detroit Staff Spotlight - Meet Dr. Ana C deCarvalho, PhD!

Sep 02, 2019

Head for the Cure exists to inspire hope within the brain cancer community while performing to increase vital clinical research. As our local beneficiary and member of the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative (BTTC), the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center greatly contributes to that mission. We would like to shine a light on one of those wonderful individuals Dr. Ana C deCarvalho and get to know them a little better. Enjoy! REGISTER TODAY! Dr. Horta (4).png ...

Remembering Senator John McCain. Senator Ted Kennedy, and Dustin Eskie

Aug 24, 2019

A note from Head For The Cure Founder and Board President, Matt Anthony. Each and every Head for the Cure 5K event is a special day of celebration, inspiration and remembrance for the lives and legacies of people facing brain tumor disease and brain cancer.  Our signature Head for the Cure 5K event in Kansas City, on Sunday, August 25th, marks an extra special memory this year.   One year ago, we were all saddened, yet equally inspired, by the passing of Senator John McCain, following his yearlong journey with glioblastoma brain cancer. We also remember John McCain’s close friend and...

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