The Third Annual Athens Race for the Cure®, locally presented by the Ohio University School of Nursing, will welcome 1,500-plus participants to Athens on Sunday, October 15, 2017, including two local women who know all too well about fighting the disease. Wanda Schaad of Veto, Ohio and Tamara Tate of Athens will serve as the … More Introducing the 2017 Athens Race for the Cure Co-Honorary Chairs
By: Lindsey Jones Since October 2009, Epcon Communities has sponsored Condos for the Cure, a month-long initiative during October where they donate $1,000 for every condo that goes into contract. Not only have they raised breast cancer awareness in the community, but through their foundation, Pathways of Hope, they have donated more than $40,000 to … More Condos for the Cure
By: Lindsey Jones We are honored to introduce Catriona Martin of Canal Winchester, OH, who is courageously fighting Stage IV cancer and is today’s Feature Friday. Her positive attitude, bravery and passion to spread awareness is inspiring to us! 1.) When did you get diagnosed with breast cancer? How old were you? My original diagnosis … More Feature Friday: Catriona Martin
By: Lindsey Jones We are excited to introduce Nicole Phillips, from Athens, Ohio, as this week’s Feature Friday. Among doing random acts of kindness, she loves to hang out with her three kids and cheer on her husband as he coaches the Ohio University Men’s Basketball Team. Professionally, she is a speaker, weekly newspaper columnist … More Feature Friday: Nicole Phillips
By: Lindsey Jones Introducing Jen Tassi who is 37 years old and lives in Lewis Center, OH. She loves to spend time with her husband Pete and 15 month old daughter Briana. She also loves to hang out with friends, being outdoors, playing recreational volleyball and group fitness. When did you get diagnosed with breast … More Feature Friday: Jen Tassi
By: Lindsey Jones At Komen Columbus, we’ve had the honor of getting to know hundreds of strong, inspiring breast cancer survivors, and each survivor has their own story to tell. We admire the strength and courage it takes to overcome cancer and we want to hear about your specific journey. We want to put a … More Calling all survivors: We want to feature you!
By: Heidi Schubargo, Komen Columbus Intern The Komen Columbus Race for the Cure® had more than 25,000 participants this year and of that, around 2,000 that were officially timed. The overall top finisher this year, Jack Schlabig, ran the race in 15 minutes and 43 seconds. The top female race finisher, Laura Kaulen, completed the … More Running for a Sole Purpose: Top Race Finishers