|The Peggy Bock Memorial Race for Hope helps raise awareness
and funds for the fight against colorectal cancer.
BLUE FOR THE NIGHT
The Peggy Bock Memorial Race For Hope will host an event
to kick-off National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The
February evening event will feature presenters on the topic of
colorectal cancer as well as screening and support group
information. The LeVeque Tower in downtown Columbus—
visible from the event location—will be lit blue to recognize
the month of March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness
Thursday Feb. 28, 2013
Program Begins at 6:30pm
At The Boat House
679 West Spring St.
Columbus, OH 43215
Please RSVP by February 20, 2013
Tickets will be $22 for a set down dinner featuring chicken
pasta, salad, dessert, coffee or tea. There will be an cash bar.
Please indicate if you would like a vegetarian pasta. The
chicken strips can be omitted for a vegetarian meal.
To order tickets please contact Carleen Taylor at
Checks can be made out to Race For Hope
and mailed to
1751 Fallhaven Dr
Columbus, OH 43235
If additional information is needed please call Carleen at
614 761 2403
for news and photos visit our Facebook page
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October 14, 2012
Thank you to everyone that came out today to show support
for colorectal cancer awareness. What a wonderful way to
show support to those that have had their lives turned upside
down from colorectal cancer. Thank you to all the volunteers
who have helped make sure that Race For Hope is a success.
None of todays events could occur without you. If you were
an over all finisher or placed 1,2, or 3rd place in your age
group you can pick your medal or ribbon up at Columbus
Running Company in Dublin beginning Monday October 15th at
4:00pm. You can also visit Columbus Running Compnay
beginning Tuesday to see photos from todays race. There will
also be pics on facebook soon
September 25, 2012
I hope everyone has their running and walking shoes ready to
go. The 9th Race For Hope is a little over 2 weeks away.
Let's keep our fingers crossed for good weather. If anyone
has any last minute donations please let me know. We are at
over 200 registered so far.
May 30, 2012
Looking for info about healthy lifestyles? Visit the new
May 8, 2012
Minutes from the April 30 Race for Hope committee meeting
have been posted in News. If you would like to volunteer to
help with the race please have a look.
The Peggy Bock Memorial Race for Hope has been held each
year since 2004 in remembrance of Peggy Bock, a victim of
colorectal cancer. The Mission of The Peggy Bock Memorial
Race for Hope is:
To inform the public that colorectal cancer is the number
two cause of cancer deaths in the United States, and if caught
early has a 90% survival rate
To promote opportunities for colorectal cancer screening
To raise funds to support colorectal cancer research
To promote a healthy lifestyle by providing an
opportunity to run or walk for a worthwhile cause