Below are the causes I’ve been racing for.

Note: miles include to and from parking, multiple laps, and lots of fun while I was there!

Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks increases awareness of autism spectrum disorders, funds research into the causes, prevention and treatments for autism, and advocates for individual autism needs.

10/09/2011 Walk Now for Autism Speaks, 3.5 miles, Columbus, Ohio

Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association is striving to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease, provides and enhances care and support for all affected, and promotes brain health to reduce the risk of dementia.

03/21/2009 March Madness 5K Fun Run, 4.0 miles, Loveland, Ohio

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is saving lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer. The official sponsor of birthdays!

6/11 – 6/12/2010 Relay For Life, 12.0 miles, Hilliard, Ohio
5/30 – 5/21/2009 Relay For Life, 10.0 miles, Hilliard, Ohio

American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association’s mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.09/20/2009 Step Out, Walk to Fight Diabetes, 15.0 miles, South Bend, Indiana

06/06/2009 Tour de Cure, 7.0 miles, Westerville, Ohio

Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation offers information and tools to help people live a better life with arthritis.12/03/2011 Jingle Bell Run, 7.5 miles, Columbus, Ohio

12/03/2011 Jingle Bell Run, 8.5 miles, Columbus, Ohio
12/05/2009 Jingle Bell Run, 10.0 miles, Columbus, Ohio
05/03/2009 Arthritis Walk, 5.0 miles, Westerville, Ohio

Central Ohio Primary Care Physicians Foundation

COPCPF’s mission is to promote overall physical and emotional health of the underserved of central Ohio.

09/05/2011 Run 4 the Health of It, 8.5 miles, Westerville, Ohio
09/06/2010 Run 4 the Health of It, 8.0 miles, Westerville, Ohio
09/07/2009 Run 4 the Health of It, 8.0 miles, Westerville, Ohio

The Colon Cancer Alliance

The Colon Cancer Alliance is dedicated to ending the suffering caused by colorectal cancer.

10/10/2010 The Peggy Bock Memorial Race for Hope + Undy 5000, 11.5 miles, Upper Arlington, Ohio

Columbus Cancer Clinic

The Columbus Cancer Clinic has offered affordable, accessible cancer screening regardless of the person’s ability to pay since 1921.

10/11/2009 The Peggy Bock Memorial Race for Hope, 6.0 miles, Upper Arlington, Ohio

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

JDRF’s mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.

10/09/2011 Walk to Cure Diabetes, 5.0 miles, Columbus, Ohio
10/03/2010 Walk to Cure Diabetes, 12.0 miles, Columbus, Ohio

Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Ohio

The Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Ohio promotes early detection of ovarian cancer with advocacy, education, awareness, and public outreach to improve outcomes and help save lives.

09/11/2011 Strides for Hope, 11.0 miles, Columbus, Ohio (Genoa Park)
09/12/2010 Strides for Hope, 9.5 miles, Westerville, Ohio
09/27/2009 Strides for Hope, 7.5 miles, Westerville, Ohio

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St. Jude’s is finding cures for cancer and other catastrophic diseases to save children.

12/05/2010 St. Jude’s Marathon, 9.0 miles, Memphis, Tennessee

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Komen for the Cure is working to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cure for breast cancer.

05/14/2011 Komen Race for the Cure, 11.0 miles, Columbus, Ohio
05/15/2010 Komen Race for the Cure, 11.0 miles, Columbus, Ohio
05/16/2009 Komen Race for the Cure, 8.0 miles, Columbus, Ohio

United Negro College Fund

The UNCF helps build under-represented students into highly-qualified college graduates.

09/29/2012 UNCF Walk for Education, 9.0 miles, Columbus, Ohio