Cindy's Race Virtual 10k | 6K | Kid's 1K

Thu October 15, 2020 Santa Rosa, CA 95404 US
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://sesantarosa.fit4mom.com.

Place
Anywhere, any time!
Santa Rosa, CA US 95404
Description

Join Fit4mom Santa Rosa | Windsor in our Second Annual 10k/6k and FREE Kid's 1k to raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer. This year the race will be 100% virtual!

1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. 
Cindy is a mother, a wife, a friend who  received this diagnosis.
So, we race. 
We race for awareness. 
We race for the 1 in 8. 
We race for the survivors. 
We race for Cindy.
We race for breast cancer.

Complete your virtual race any day between October 1st through 11th then upload your results! Be sure to share your amazing run on social media and tag @fit4momsantarosa with #CindysRace2020. 

 

Race Contact Info

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Questions?
Silver Champion
Bronze Champion
Valued Sponsors
Volunteering

Interested in volunteering? Please email santarosawindsorevents@fit4mom.com.

Sponsors

Cindy's Race needs your Sponsorship! We are a family friendly 10k, 6k and free fun run benefiting The Bay Area Cancer Connections. Please help us help our local community affected by Breast Cancer while keeping our community active and healthy!
Take advantage of this type of exposure while supporting the health of our Bay Area community. If you have any questions or would like to discuss any alternative proposals (eg: joint marketing & promotion), please email santarosawindsorevents@fit4mom.com.

Platinum Champion ($3,000+) Our presenting sponsor “Cindy's Race powered by (Your Company Name Here)”
Top billing on all advertising materials/media promotions for 10k/6k event
Supersize logo on back of race t-shirts
ONE reserved 10x10 Promo Space at Family Fun Area - distribute merchandise/collateral
5x FREE 10k or 6k registrations and 15% discount for additional registrations
Placement of promotional merchandise or materials in race packets
Recognition on website, Facebook, and emails with Platinum Champion (highest) designation
“Thank you” in event recap on website and Facebook

Gold Champion ($1,000+) 1 spots available - Your choice to be introduced as "Kid's 1k Sponsor powered by (Your Company Name Here)"
X-Large logo on back of race t-shirts
ONE reserved 10x10 Promo Space at Family Fun Area - distribute merchandise/collateral
4x FREE 10k or 6k registrations and 10% discount for additional registrations

Silver Champion ($500+) Example "2018 Race T-shirts made possible by (Your Company Name Here)"
Large logo on back of race t-shirts
ONE reserved 10x10 Promo Space at Family Fun Area - distribute merchandise/collateral
3x FREE 10k or 6k registrations and 10% discount for additional registrations

Bronze Champion ($350+) Medium logo on back of race t-shirts
ONE reserved 10x10 Promo Space at Family Fun Area - distribute merchandise/collateral
2x FREE 10k or 6k registrations and 10% discount for additional registrations

Race Day Vendor Booths ($150+)
ONE reserved 10x10 Promo Space at Family Fun Area - distribute merchandise/collateral

All groups will also receive:
Placement of promotional merchandise or materials in race packets
Recognition on website, Facebook, and emails with Your Champion designation
“Thank you” in event recap on website and Facebook

Your sponsorship WILL make a difference in the future of Breast Cancer Research & Local Programs in our Community.
Questions or concerns? Email us at: sponsor (at) sesantarosa@fit4mom.com
We welcome additional contributions to Cindy's Race. Thank you for your support!

Are you ready to sponsor Cindy’s race?

Cindy's Story

In Cindy's own words, "While taking a shower, I discovered a suspicious lump in my breast. It didn’t feel quite right and so I emailed my doc asking what to do? She couldn’t get me in for an appointment so she scheduled one with another OB/GYN. I saw that doc about a week later and she said “good news, I feel it but it doesn’t feel like anything, eh serious. Let’s take some images to be sure.” Thank God we did. Another week later I went to a mammogram (where they seriously squish your y’all!) and had imaging done. They viewed the images and said we needed to do ultrasound images as well. While the ultrasound tech was taking my images, a sort of eerie feeling overcame me. And I think I kinda knew just then that it was cancer.

The tech brought in the radiologist to take her own images, and she told me, compassionately but seriously, that the images looked highly suspicious and that we needed to biopsy ASAP. I specifically asked her “are we doing this as a precaution, or is there something wrong?” And again, she said she was highly suspicious and it was important to do right away. So I came back the next day...and she performed the biopsy of a rather large tumor (about two inches) and a lymph node. When she asked me if I had any questions, I said: “Well, yeah...do I have cancer?” She looked at me very seriously and all but told me that I did. “I am very concerned,” she said. And then there was the waiting game...waiting for the biopsy results...I had a trip planned to visit my family down in San Diego that they said I could travel for and they’d call with the results. And so we tried to go about our normal routines, Jesse and I. Of course we had moments of sadness and worry, but we tried to remain positive that the results would come back negative.

But they didn’t.

They were supposed to be in that Thursday. But the pathology was delayed. And so, as I was driving down i5 towards SD to visit my family, the phone call came:

“You have cancer, and it’s spread to the lymph nodes. It’s important we do a bone scan and a ct scan to make sure it hasn’t spread”

And so began a whole new set of worry. Strangely and wonderfully, as I was driving down i5, with this heavy news in my heart, looking up into the mountains around me, and noticing all the bright colors of the wild flowers blooming, we drove right through a butterfly migration! Hundreds and hundreds of butterflies surrounded us as we drove for a good solid half hour! And so I looked up the meaning, and then Thanked God for the beautiful sign that I was going to be ok!

When we returned to NorCal the next week, we had the scans done, and thank goodness they were clear.

But ya know, I still have cancer, so that kinda sucks! I have invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast and axillary that is estrogen receptor positive and HER2 positive. This is a pretty aggressive form of breast cancer, but also fortunately, this a very treatable and curable form of cancer as well.

I am currently undergoing 18 weeks of chemotherapy treatments. Followed, thereafter by surgery to remove either the tumor or the breast depending on some additional genetic testing and how the tumor responds to treatment. It all happened so fast, and yet as we were awaiting results, it seemed like time stood still.

Thanks for all your continued prayers my friends!"

We know Cindy's story may sound familiar to you too.  At Fit4mom Santa Rosa & Windsor our mission is to provide Strength In Motherhood.  Sometimes that means strength during cancer too!  We started this race because our owner, Sequoia, needed to do something for Our Village of amazing mamas, their friends and families touched by cancer.  So Cindy's Race was born!  Cindy has been part of Fit4mom Santa Rosa | Windsor for the past 5 years and we are so grateful to have her and have been inspired by Cindy's positivity!

Thank you for supporting Cindy, Fit4mom Santa Rosa | Windsor and the 1 in 8 who have and will be affected by Breast Cancer!

Packet Pick Up

6k Course will begin at Howarth Park and follow along  the paved path around Spring Lake and back to the start.

10k Course will begin at Howarth Park and follow along the paved path around Spring Lake.  The 10k will run/walk the loop twice before heading back to the start/finish.

This course has several hills and makes it a fun and challenging course with beautiful views around the lake and under the redwoods.

Course Elevation

If you would like to make a direct donation or find out more about the Bay Area Cancer Connection please check out their website.

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