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Wichita, KS

Tuesday January 28, 2020 5:30pm - 7:00pm

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

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Thursday February 6, 2020 5:30pm - 7:00pm

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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...

NC TRIANGLE TEAM SPOTLIGHT - TEAM #LIVELIKEVINCEY

Aug 23, 2019

Each year, teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - NC Triangle.  Team #LiveLikeVincey is participating in honor of Vincey's 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 #LiveLikeVincey! Vincey.png We "head for the cure" for Vincey. When thinking about Vincey, the first thing that comes to mind is the giant  bear hug she would give you, even if she didn't know you, accompanied by her huge signature smile. Her ...

Detroit Physician Spotlight - Meet Dr. Snyder!

Aug 20, 2019

The 6th annual Head for the Cure 5K Run/Walk - Detroit is only a month away on Sunday, September 22nd!  We are proud to partner with the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center at Henry Ford Health System and their efforts to increase awareness while performing vital clinical research. Please take a moment to learn more about one of those dedicated physicians working to find a cure, Dr. James Snyder. REGISTER OR DONATE TODAY! Dr. Snyder 2018 Profile.png ...

DETROIT PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT - MEET DR. HORTA

Aug 13, 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. Erika Horta, Neurology Fellow, and get to know them a little better. Enjoy! Register Today! Dr. Horta .png   HFTC race logo (2).jpg Hermelin_Brain_tumor_logo.jpg ...

DETROIT PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT - MEET DR. SABEDOT

Aug 13, 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. Thais Sabedot, PhD, and get to know them a little better. Enjoy! REGISTER TODAY! Dr. Horta (2).png ...

Detroit Team Spotlight - Team Glials Gone Wild

Aug 02, 2019

Each year, dozens of teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - Detroit.  Team Glials Gone Wild has participated in honor of Molly Marco and her 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 Glials Gone Wild! Donate or Register Today!  Team Spotlight (1).png I started participating in Head for the Cure's Detroit 5K in September 2017. I  was diagnosed with Anaplastic Astrocytoma (Junior Glioblastoma) in October 2016,...

Chicago Team Spotlight - Team Elissa

Aug 02, 2019

Each year, dozens of teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - Chicago.  Team Elissa has participated in honor of Elissa with their "Mom's Walk"  after her 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 Elissa! Register or Donate Today! Team Spotlight.png Labor Day 2015 will always be remembered in my family.  Elissa ended up in the local ER with a persistent headache that just kept escalating.  Within a few hours...

San Antonio 5K Team Spotlight- Brandee's Legacy

Jul 31, 2019

Each year, many teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - San Antonio.  Brandee's Legacy has participated in honor of Brandee after her 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 Brandee's Legacy! Register or Donate Today! 1.png My twin sister and best friend lost her 16 month battle from Glioblastoma Multiform. Brandee had one more item on her bucket list, she wanted her friends and family to walk/run with her in a...

San Antonio 5K Team Spotlight- Team Gina Lee

Jul 31, 2019

Each year, many teams participate in our annual Head for the Cure 5K - San Antonio.  Team Gina Lee has participated in honor of Gina after her 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 Gina Lee! Register or Donate Today! 2.png Where do I begin?  Gina Lee McElroy is where our team name comes from, Team Gina Lee. She passed away one year after she was diagnosed, she was 30 years old. Some facts about our angel, she was a...

Detroit Physician Spotlight - Meet Dr. Walbert!

Jul 30, 2019

The 6th annual Head for the Cure 5K Run/Walk - Detroit is only a couple of months away on Sunday, September 22nd!  We are proud to partner with the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center at Henry Ford Health System and their efforts to increase awareness while performing vital clinical research. Please take a moment to learn more about one of those dedicated physicians working to find a cure, Dr. Tobias Walbert. Register or Donate Today! Screen Shot 2019-07-30 at 9.47.02 AM.png ...

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