Running & Cycling in 2022.... Wooohoooo!
I am going BIG this year to CELEBRATE 20 YEARS!! Many of you know I underwent a bone marrow transplant in 2002 for Crohn's Disease. This saved my life. To reflect on that journey 20 years ago, on September 4th I will participate in the Oregon Half Marathon, the following weekend on September 10th, I will participate in the Maine Lighthouse 100 mile ride.
Your donation will support the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation who is working with patients, caregivers, and researchers to fulfill its mission by funding research; providing educational resources for patients and their families, medical professionals, and the public; and furnishing supportive services for those afflicted with Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.
About Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
Known collectively as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis affect millions of Americans. They are painful, medically incurable diseases that attack the digestive system. Crohn's disease may attack anywhere along the digestive tract, while ulcerative colitis inflames only the large intestine (colon). Symptoms may include abdominal pain, persistent diarrhea, rectal bleeding, fever, and weight loss. Many patients require numerous hospitalizations and surgery. Most people develop the diseases between the ages of 15 and 35; however the incidence is increasing in children.
The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is the largest non-profit, voluntary, health organization dedicated to finding cures for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The Foundation’s mission is to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults who are affected by these diseases. The Foundation works to fulfill its mission by funding research; providing educational resources for patients and their families, medical professionals, and the public; and furnishing supportive services for those afflicted with IBD.
AchievementsNo Badges Have Been Earned
Fundraising Honor Roll
If you think this page contains objectionable content, please inform the system administrator.