It’s January 2015, and that means the MMRF Events team has a new calendar of activities to participate in to raise money for multiple myeloma research! Whether you’re a regular 5K walker/runner, or looking to network with other multiple myeloma patients, our events calendar has something for you!
5K Walk/Run: The Team for Cures 5K Walk/Run program is truly an inspiring event. Participants can walk, run, or stroll with us to support our critical work, and make an impact in the fight against cancer! Held annually in nine cities, check out the event calendar now to find out if any events are happening in your area!
Half Marathon/Marathon: Ready to go the distance? Our Team for Cures Half Marathon/Marathon program helps athletes secure entry into some of the most exclusive races in the U.S. and abroad!
Triathlons/Cycling: If you’re looking for a different type of challenge, try a triathlon! The MMRF Team for Cures can help you gain entry into some of the most popular triathlons/cycling races.
Great Races: This category encompasses exclusive, one-of-a-kind events that have grown in popularity. Dream of racing through an obstacle course in Fenway Park? Registration is open now!
Signature Events: 2015 will be the best year ever for MMRF Signature Events! Planning is well under way for the New York: Laugh for Life, Chicago Awards Dinner and our premier Fall Gala. Stay tuned to the website, we’ll be posting updates for these special events soon!
MMRF Young Professionals: These MMRF ambassadors are on the front line of fundraising through events and providing care and support to patients, many of whom are part of their family. In 2015, the MMRF Young Pros will be piloting a new program that will focus on supporting multiple myeloma patients through a series of caregiver initiatives. Initiatives include delivering patient gift baskets, conducting book drives pen pal programs and hospital visits.
Independent Events: Can’t find an event near your city? Start your own! The MMRF will work with you to help get you started, and provide you with access to a multitude of helpful resources, including step-by-step information packets for many event types, fundraising materials, tips, and more!