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2018 DCTR: That’s A Wrap!

WOW is all that we can say! You OUTRAN CANCER and YOU ROCK. Thank you to everyone that joined us on Saturday for the 7th Annual Darby Creek Trail Run. The energy around the start/finish line was fantastic, the speakers were amazing, the post-race party was bumping and the weather held out for us!

We were excited to welcome 325 runners this year! With the funds raised we will continue spreading cancer prevention awareness, reinforcing education and inspiring preventative action through events. Next up will be our 2nd Annual Prevent Event, where we will offer prevention tips, free health screenings, farmer’s market food sampling and fitness classes at VUE Columbus. Keep your eyes open for more details soon!

Congratulations to our 5k winners – Andrew Michael Buck of ABC6/Fox28 & Erin Gruenwald -and our 10k winners –Brandon Zall & Molly Dengler! Way to get after it! For the rest of this year’s race results, check out the Race Penguin Page here: 2018 DCTR Race Results!

Also, check out some of the awesome race day photos captured by Kasper James and Samuel Walker Photography on FLIP’s Facebook page: 2018 DCTR Race Photos. Be sure to check these out, tag yourself, like it, share it, love it!

A special thanks to our title sponsor Navigator Management Partners, especially the friends and employees that joined us on race day. Special thanks to Jillian Ralls, Darrell Gray and Ashley Wyss for sharing their inspirational messages. Thanks also to Rachel Kerr of The Beauty Boost for leading us in pre-race stretching! An additional thank you to our INSPIRE and TRAIL Sponsors: The James Cancer Hospital, Well Berri, Versa, Andrea Taylor State Farm, Chipotle (so good!),  ABC 6/Fox 28 and many many others for their generous in-kind donations!

A HUGE thanks to Andrew Buck Michael of ABC 6/ Fox 28 for joining us this year as our race emcee…and crushing the 5k course as our overall winner!

How about those AWESOME race shirts this year? We are so thankful for Sole Clothing’s support and creation of an impactful and powerful race shirt!

We also want to give a shout out to our board members who took on large roles to make the race a success. They did an above-and-beyond job securing tons of awesome prizes, creating excitement at FLIP stations and making sure there was plenty of volunteer support! If you were inspired by FLIP’s mission and are interested in joining our team as a board member or volunteer, please reach out to us at meg@flipcancernow.org!

We hope to see everyone again next year, and encourage you to bring a friend or two to share FLIP’s mission. 

Stay in touch with us on FacebookTwitterInstagram and FLIP’s website. Check in for prevention tips, healthy events and updates throughout the year. Let’s stay healthy, active and prevent cancer together!