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The Prevent Cancer Foundation® hosts 11th annual Health Fair and 5k Walk/Run

Check out photos from the Health Fair and 5k HERE! ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Prevent Cancer Foundation® hosted its 11th annual Health Fair and 5k Walk/Run on Sunday, November 3. The event was held at Nationals Park, home to the 2019 World Series champion team, the Washington Nationals. The Prevent Cancer Foundation brought the community […]

2018: A year in review

2018 was filled with new opportunities in cancer prevention and early detection, including new connections with communities across the country (and around the world!). We wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on some of our highlights from the year. With your generosity, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® was able to provide grants for community cancer […]

Photo Recap: The 2018 Prevent Cancer Health Fair and 5k

The 10th annual Prevent Cancer Health Fair and 5k Walk/Run took place on September 16, 2018, at Nationals Park in the beautiful Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. Despite the threat of Hurricane Florence looming over the east coast the week before, the air was warm and the sky was clear—perfect for our walkers and runners taking on […]

10th annual Prevent Cancer Health Fair and 5k Walk/Run Raised a Record $200,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Hayley Cooke Hayley.Cooke@preventcancer.org 703-837-3692 ALEXANDRIA, Va. – On Sunday, September 16, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® hosted its 10th annual Health Fair and 5k Walk/Run at Nationals Park, where hundreds of participants stepped up to the plate to support lifesaving cancer prevention and early detection programs across the country. The untimed […]

Media Advisory for November 5–Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run and Health Fair

Contact: Lisa Berry 703-519-2107 lisa.berry@preventcancer.org Family fun for all at the Prevent Cancer 5k Annual Walk/Run encourages families and individuals to get healthy. Kids 10 and under are free. WASHINGTON, D.C. —When the clocks change on November 5, most people are excited to “fall back” for an extra hour of sleep. But instead of hitting […]

The 5k was a journey for all of us: Honoring a loved one at the Prevent Cancer 5k

Dr. Livia Amezcua, a dentist at Catholic Charities’ Spanish Catholic Center, could put a smile on anyone’s face. Her passion for her work and commitment to serving her community were infectious to her co-workers, and her patients always left their appointments with smiles on their faces. Livia was always on the move and ready to […]

How to train and prepare for your first 5k

Today’s blog post comes from Eric Bogy, the content manager at Fit&Me, to help you get ready for the Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run. Fit&Me is dedicated to helping you achieve your health and fitness goals and transform your body by offering the best fitness equipment and knowledge you need. Recreational running can be a great […]

A blast at the ballpark

Where can you go to see behind-the-scenes at a Major League ballpark, get a cancer screening, watch a former president ride a bicycle and help support cancer prevention research and education, all before 11 a.m.?  The annual Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run and Health Fair! On September 25, families, friends and colleagues came together at Nationals […]

Are you ready for the 5k?

We’re only a few days away from the Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run & Health Fair! Are you ready? Running coaches Lisa Reichmann and Julie Sapper of Run Farther & Faster are back to give you some race day tips for running or walking your best 5k. Warm up: Before the 5k, do a few minutes […]

Make a Team at the Prevent Cancer 5k

Cancer touches everyone. After losing a childhood friend to multiple myeloma, a cousin to brain cancer, watching an aunt go through treatments for stage four lung cancer that had spread to her brain and my mother recover from breast cancer treatment and surgery, I wanted to learn more about the disease. I started reading “The […]