Team Hope for SheROX Aurora Triathlon!

A team for OVARIAN CANCER RESEARCH FUND INC

  • $8,230
    Raised
  • 79
    Donors
  • 4
    Fundraisers

This campaign already ended. We hope you like the results!

$8,230 raised

of $22,000

($8,080 online, $150 offline)


Join women across the country as they compete in the SheROX Triathlon while raising funds and awareness for ovarian cancer research!

Leaderboard

name dollars donors

1

Lila Orr

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund

$3,500 29

2

Kimberly Jenckes

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Inc.

$2,535 41

3

Pam Repp

Kittie Udd's Ovarian Cancer Research Fund

$2,215 9

4

Tia Heneghan

Tia Heneghan

$0 0

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Thank you for your interest in Aurora Team Hope for the SheROX Triathlon Series!

Sign up here to join Team Hope.

(Note: Signing up for Team Hope does not automatically register you for the SheROX Aurora Triathlon! Register for the event itself at http://www.sheroxtri.com/Aurora-CO.html

Why join Team Hope?

The SheROX Aurora Triathlon provides a unique opportunity for women of all ages and athletic abilities to compete together for a cause. By donating your time and energy to become a member of Team Hope, you are joining women across the country in an effort to raise funds and awareness for ovarian cancer research.

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) is the largest non-profit organization in the United States dedicated exclusively to funding ovarian cancer research and is the official charity of the SheROX Triathlon Series. Our mission is to find a method of early detection and ultimately a cure for ovarian cancer.

Each year, 200,000 women are diagnosed worldwide with ovarian cancer and 125,000 die from this disease. In the U.S., ovarian cancer accounts for more deaths than all other gynecologic cancers combined and is the 5th leading cause of cancer death among women. If detected and treated early, the five year survival rate increases from 45% to greater than 92%, but there is currently no effective means of early detection.

Since 1998, OCRF has invested almost $40 million in the best and most promising ovarian cancer research. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, OCRF sponsored researchers are developing innovative strategies for early detection; exploring the genetics that increase risk for ovarian cancer; understanding the underlying molecular biology of the disease; identifying new and better targets for treatment; and deciphering how and why ovarian cancer spreads, and how to stop it.

As a member of Team Hope Aurora, you simply pledge to raise a minimum of $750 for ovarian cancer research.

Team Hope allows you to create your own personal fundraising page, where you can upload a photo, tell your story, and encourage friends and family to donate to your campaign.

As part of the Team Hope program, you will also receive a Team Hope Training Kit, which will include training gear to help you cross the finish line in style! OCRF will be in touch to collect sizing and shipping information.

How do I sign up for Team Hope?

1. Click the green "Create A Page" button to the right.

2. Create your fundraising page - personalize it as much as possible! Add a photo (or video!), tell your story, and let everyone know why you've chosen to race and raise funds for Team Hope!

Don't forget to set your fundraising goal for at least $750.

3. Click "Create Project."

4. Your fundraising page is live! Copy the link, send it to friends and family, and get started fundraising!

5. Look for an email from lweeks@ocrf.org within 24 hours, officially welcoming you to Team Hope!

More Information

If you have any questions about Aurora Team Hope for SheROX Triathlon Series, please feel free to contact Lindsey Weeks at lweeks@ocrf.org, or at 212-268-1002.

For information regarding the Aurora SheROX Triathlon event, please email chicagoinfo@lifetimefitness.com.

Have fun training! Thank you so much for participating!



SheROX Triathlon Aurora: Race Information

Sunday, July 10, 2011 - Race Day

Location:

Aurora Reservoir
5800 South Powhaton Road
Aurora, CO 80016-4284

5:00 a.m. Transition area opens
7:00 a.m. Race begins
8:00 - 11:00 a.m. Post-race celebration, finish area

Distances: .8K (.5 mile) swim, 16K (10 mile) bike, 5K (3.1 mile) run

Saturday, July 9, 2011 - Expo and Packet Pickup

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Aurora Reservoir
Pikes Peak Shelter, Upper Parking Lot
5800 S. Powhaton Road
Aurora, CO 80016

Team Captain

Audra Moran Audra Moran

Raising money for ovarian cancer research.