RunTough for ChadTough 2019

Sat September 28, 2019 Saline, MI US 48176 Directions


9:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT

SALINE 1 Mile Fun Run

9:00AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT
Local Race Only

SALINE Toddler 1M Fun Run

9:00AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT

Our 6th annual RunTough for ChadTough is poised to be our best yet!

The 6th Annual RunTough for ChadTough is a family-friendly 5K and 1M Fun Run with different ways to participate:

  1. SALINE RunTough for ChadTough - Join the Carr Family on September 28th in Saline, MI
  2. VIRTUAL RunTough for ChadTough - you choose the date, the time, and the location for RunTough for ChadTough
  3. FAMILY PARTNER - Join the DelVernes (Sylvania, OH) or the Ruddys (Allendale, MI) for RunTough*
  4. ALUMNI GROUP** - Join your alumni group at the location of your choice for RunTough

All proceeds will go to The ChadTough Foundation, whose mission is to inspire and fund game-changing research to discover effective treatments for pediatric brain cancer, with an emphasis on Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG).  

*The DelVernes will be hosting an informal gathering at Centennial Terrace in Sylvania as a 'virtual' RunTough for ChadTough.  Just choose Team Colt during registration and you will pick up your shirt upon arrival from the DelVernes.  The Ruddy family is hosting a full event, RunTough for Team Tommy.  Learn more here:

If your alumni chapter would like to organize a group as part of our Alumni Group Challenge, reach out to

Did you know?

  • Cancer is the number one disease killer of children in America.
  • Brain tumors are the leading cause of cancer-related death in children.
  • DIPG is responsible for 15% of ALL pediatric cancer deaths each year.
  • ONLY roughly 4% of the taxpayer-funded National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) annual budget is directed toward pediatric cancer (not brain cancer but ALL pediatric cancer).

Friday, September 27th:
           4:00-6:00 pm – Race Packet Pick-Up at Saline High School football stadium concession stand
Saturday, September 28th:
           7:45 am – Registration & Race Packet Pick-Up
           8:30 am – Opening Ceremony
           9:00 am – 5K & 1M Fun Run begin
           11:00 am – End of activities

Awards will be given for the 5K top male and female racers overall, and to the top three 5K finishers in each age group, per gender.

To learn more about the ChadTough Foundation go to

Saline High School
1300 Campus Parkway
Saline, MI US 48176
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