Jack's Angels Relay for National Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness

Fri April 29 - Sun May 1 Agua Dulce, CA 91390 US Directions
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://dipgadvocacy.org/events/jacks-relay-for-the-resolution/.

Place
32520 Wagon Wheel Rd
Agua Dulce, CA US 91390
Description

Support Awareness for Childhood Brain Cancer, the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in children for May, Brain Tumor Awareness Month!  If no one knows, no one cares and nothing changes quickly enough to save them! (Jack's Angels news article) This event supports the Moonshot4Kids Congressional, and Cancer Moonshot Briefing for Childhood Brain Cancer in Washington DC on May 17, and support for childhood brain cancer research.

  • walk/run 1mi/1.6k,  walk/run 5mi, Cycle, Group Exercise (High Intensity or Low Intensity)
  • 200 mile Groups for discount, and pre-paid groups available for Youth (100 mi or 200 mi)

Register individually, or form a group to complete a portion or all of the relay together, with special options for schools with kids running 1mi or 5 mi legs.

Groups provide discounted rates! If participants are unable to run/walk their virtual leg at the actual times, the leg may be completed at any time between registration and May 1.

Participants from all over the world may fundraise for their legs of the race here, and post pictures on our Facebook Event Page.  Younger children may run or walk 1 mile of the 200 mile relay, with other kids around the world!  Run, Walk, Swim, Cycle, Ride your horse, or whatever equivalent you would like to make miles/kilometers of your leg!

Pictures and video may be submitted for our event video, and posted in real-time on the event page and on Twitter using the hashtags:

 #JacksRelay  #Moonshot4Kids   |   tagging @JacksAngels1 and @Moonshot4Kids

After registration, go to JacksRelay.org to find:

  • optional sign-up form for a leg of the relay (Start-times displayed in PDT, EDT, GMT, and Sydney AUS time)
  • See pictures of each of the 40, 5-mile race legs starting points will be displayed 
  • Find Links to Facebook Event page
  • Portal to submit pictures/video clips from your challenge to contribute to the EVENT VIDEO along with others from around the world in support of DIPG Awareness 
  • Instructions for making a #Moonshot4Kids baton  
  • The optional #Moonshot4Kids baton-making instructions can include 60 ribbons, symbolizing for each 5 miles the total of 2400 children who have died from DIPG alone in the US since the resolution was first introduced in 2016. For kids running/walking 1 mile out of 200, 12 ribbons on their baton/sign.
IN "Virtual" RELAY STYLE, we are commemorating a 2016, 200-mi tag-team run for childhood brain cancer awareness led by Everett Smith and Janet Demeter with Jack's Angels Foundation.  For fun, and your option, we are identifying 40, 5-mile legs of the Relay to begin on Friday, April 29 at 7:30am in Bakersfield, CA, which anyone anywhere in the world may run virtually between that time and Sunday morning, May 1st finishing in Huntington Beach.  This information can be found on our website after registration.

Let's make childhood cancer a National Priority!  

BACKGROUND

Commemorating the 2016, 200-mile tag-team run for the DIPG Awareness Resolution the year it was first introduced into US Congress, Jack's 200-mile Relay for Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness commemorates the original run, and 200-mi route with a virtual, world-wide challenge to raise public awareness for childhood brain cancer, the leading cause of cancer-related death in children.  

The original run went 200 miles from Bakersfield to Huntington Beach, passing through Acton, Agua Dulce and Santa Clarita, San Fernando Valley, Hollywood, Santa Monica, and down PCH to Huntington Beach.  Everett Smith, aka "Raggedy Crow" #LoveIsAll childhood cancer advocate tag ran with Janet Demeter, who dubbed the DIPG Awareness Resolution #Moonshot4Kids, as it was first introduced the day after the original Cancer Moonshot Initiative was announced in 2016.

 

THIS IS IT!  

WE'RE ALMOST TO THE FINISH LINE WITH THE DIPG AWARENESS RESOLUTION, H. RES. 404 in the 117th Congress, OUR #MOONSHOT4KIDS!

The United States Congress has the opportunity, simply by allowing H. Res. 404 to have a House Vote with enough signatures of support, to set a precedent of caring for America's children and lead for the world by acknowledging the urgent, unmet needs of children with brain cancer, the leading cause of cancer-related pediatric mortalities in the US.  IF you are a United States resident, you can send a pre-written, editable letter to your Rep in Congress to support H. Res. 404 here, or visit PASSHRes404.com

YOUR TEAM can compete in fundraising as well as the cumulative number of miles covered!  A very special award will be given to the highest earning team, and the team with the most miles.  
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