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DCTR 2019: We Outran Cancer + We Rocked It!

WOW is all that we can say! You OUTRAN CANCER and YOU ROCK. Thank you to everyone that joined us last Saturday for the 8th 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 was gorgeous. We were excited to welcome a record-breaking 364 runners this year! With the funds raised we will continue spreading cancer prevention awareness, reinforcing education and inspiring preventative action through events. Congratulations to our 5k winners – Ansel Nalin & Katie Lindamood – and our 10k winners – Brandon Zall & Kat Briggs! Way to get after it! For the rest of this year’s race results, check out the Race Penguin Page here: 2019…

Summer FLIP Interview – Meg Sexton

Summer is here, and with it comes vacations, family time, warm weather, outdoor #fun and plenty of opportunities to checkout what Columbus has to offer. We’ve decided to interview the newest member of the FLIP team, Meggie Sexton. Meggie is FLIP’s marketing coordinator and co-race director for the 7th annual Darby Creek Trail Run on Saturday, July 21! Learn a little more about what #inspired Meg to join the FLIP team and all of her community efforts below! Name:   Meg (Meggie) Sexton Age:  34 (but I still feel like I’m 25, does that count?) Hometown: Kirtland, Ohio  Job(s) title(s):  Marketing + Events Consultant for some really awesome non-profits in Columbus, including FLIP! Passions:Long-distance running, writing, strong coffee (two toddlers in tow and a third on…

Spring Board Member – Melinda Urani

Spring is here, which means the warmer weather and outdoor activities are just around the corner! We’ve  decided to interview one of our board members, Melinda Urani, to see what she does for #fun around the #community throughout springtime! Name:   Melinda Urani Age:  39 Hometown:  Republic, PA, a small town South of Pittsburgh (that’s where I consider home) but I live in Columbus Job title:  Principal Consultant at Navigator Management Partners Q: How long have you been a part of FLIP’s Board?  A: Approximately 1 year (June 2016).  I was asked to be a board member based on the work I have done with my firm’s Pelotonia fundraising/talent show efforts and my overall support of non-profits. My participation/volunteering at the Darby Creek Trail Run last summer…

FLIP Cancer’s Private Dinner

FLIP is planning a private dinner to engage new advocates in FLIP’s cancer prevention mission.  Since founding FLIP in 2010, we have known that we would need to eventually hire the full time director that FLIP deserves. FLIP’s private dinner will kickoff a fundraising campaign designed to enable FLIP to hire a director and impact significantly more lives through cancer prevention. Event Details: -Private Dinner (unique, healthy, upscale cuisine) -February 1st, 6-8pm at Vue Columbus -Keynote Speaker: Doug Ulman, Pelotonia CEO *Invite Only