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Kansas City, MO

Monday July 16, 2018 6:00am - Wednesday August 1, 2018 11:45pm

Kansas City, MO

Monday July 16, 2018 8:00am - Friday August 31, 2018 11:45pm

Kansas City, MO

Thursday July 19, 2018 5:00pm - 8:00pm

News

Physician Spotlight - Dr. Nicholas Avgeropoulos

Jan 16, 2018

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), Orlando Health -UF Health Cancer Center greatly contributes to that mission. We would like to shine a light on the some of those wonderful individuals and get to know them a little better. Enjoy! ...

2018 Sponsorship Information

Jan 09, 2018

Sponsorships are a vital component to any successful fundraising event. It is a partnership opportunity that both benefits your brand and supports the fight against brain cancer. If you or your company would like to find out more details about being involved in the April 29, 2018 event, please refer to our sponsorship guide!   2018 Mid-MO Sponsorship Packet (1).pdf ...

2018 Sponsorship Information

Nov 27, 2017

Sponsorships are a vital component to any successful fundraising event. It is a partnership opportunity that both benefits your brand and supports the fight against brain cancer. If you or your company would like to find out more details about being involved in the February 17, 2018 event, please refer to our sponsorship guide!   2018 Charleston Sponsorship Packet.pdf ...

Annual Giving FAQs

Nov 17, 2017

What is #GivingTuesday?#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and around the world. This year, #GivingTuesday will be held on November 28, 2017. #GivingTuesday harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. It inspires people to take collective action to improve their communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they believe in, and help create a better world....

2017 Race Results

Sep 16, 2017

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the fight against brain cancer at the 4th Annual HFTC 5K - Detroit!  It was a beautiful morning for a run or walk along the Detroit Riverfront. To see race times and age-group placement, click HERE ...

KSAT Anchor Steve Spriester to Emcee HFTC San Antonio!

Sep 15, 2017

We are excited to announce that KSAT's anchor, Steve Spriester, will be the emcee at the 4th annual Head for the Cure 5K - San Antonio on Saturday, September 23rd.   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 setting up stroke centers, to the special report on San Antonio's lack of services for the homeless that led to the creation of the innovative Haven for Hope campus, his reports have sparked change. Along with Steve, look...

2017 Detroit Pre Event Infomation

Sep 12, 2017

It's event week! We are looking forward to seeing you at the 4th annual Head for the Cure 5K - Detroit event this Saturday, September 16th at the Rivard Plaza on the Detroit Riverfront.  Friday Packet Pickup:    Date: Friday, September 15thTime: 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where: RUNdetroit (441 W Canfield St #5, Detroit, MI 48201) See Parking Map HERE *SATURDAY LATE PACKET PICK-UP:  7:00 - 8:00 a.m. at Rivard Plaza Team Captains: If you'd like to pick-up your entire team's packets on Friday please notify Brian Orrick at brian@headforthecure.org with your team name.   Saturday...

New York: We want you back!

Aug 31, 2017

The 3rd annual Head for the Cure 5K is just around the corner!  If you have not already registered, we hope you will join us at Riverside Park on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 6 p.m.  Prices Increase on September 8th!Use promo code "15YEARS" for $5 off your registration! Register today and use the 15YEARS promo code and get $5 off! Please take advantage of this promo now! Click here to register NOW!   Check out these 2017 highlights! This event is one that you DON'T want to miss!    2017 Event Highlights! Fully Timed Course!  Head for the Cure is excited to offer New Yorkers the...

Kickoff Event - August 31

Aug 29, 2017

You're Invited - Kickoff this Thursday! We are so excited to be back in Charleston this Thursday to host our kickoff reception. The kickoff will give you the chance to meet our staff, discuss ideas for this year's event and receive event collateral to start marketing for the event. The kickoff will take place on August 31st from 6:00-7:30 at the Triangle Char and Bar Mount Pleasant as we team up to defeat brain cancer with our local beneficiary, Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina. Please feel free to bring team members and/or individuals looking to get more...

Jackson Event Details!

Aug 10, 2017

It's event week! We are looking forward to seeing you at the3rd Annual Head for the Cure 5K - Jackson Metro thisSaturday, August 12th at the Madison Healthplex Performance Center.  Packet Pickup Date: Friday, August 11th Time: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM  Where: Fleet Feet Jackson (500 US-51, Ridgeland, MS 39157) *Saturday LATE PACKET PICK-UP:  7 - 8 a.m. at the Madison Healthplex Performance Center* Event Morning Information  Venue location  Madison Healthplex Performance Center 501 Baptist Drive, Madison, MS 39110  Schedule 7:00 a.m. Late packet pickup and check-in 8:00...

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