LA Marathon Fundraising, Sand Volleyball Tournament and Indy 500 Ambassadors

Throughout the country, Teen Cancer America supporters demonstrated their athleticism in the name of #TYACancer. Keep up the good work, and keep reading to find out what’s been going on this spring!


The ASICS LA Marathon


A final congratulations to all of our LA Marathon – Band on the Run team members! A total of 36 runners participated in this year’s LA Big 5k and Marathon event – 25 in the 5k, 9 in the Marathon and 2 in the Charity Relay Race (half-marathon relay).

LA Big 5K raised $9,357.50
LA Marathon raised $5,838.00
Charity Relay $3,032.50

In total, Teen Cancer America raised almost $20,000, contributing to the overwhelming $3.87 million raised by the LA Marathon charity partners. Thanks to all of those that took part and those that donated!

If you are interested in running for next year’s marathon, take on the challenge with our runner Georgia Thomas who has already agreed to join The Band on the Run for the second year in a row! More Info.


Alpha Omega Epsilon

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A big thank you to the sisters of Alpha Omega Epsilon sorority at The University of Missouri – Mizzou! President Hanna Fursa and the entire sorority for raised $840 for Teen Cancer America during their Sand Volleyball Tournament in April.


The Indianapolis 500

A big congratulations to all of our Indy Driver Ambassadors and Friends! Below are the results of this year’s Indy 500. Well done, drivers!


Scott Dixon – 4th
Justin Wilson – 21st
Josef Newgarden – 9th
Ryan hunter Reay – 15th


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