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Sept 7th 2019's Kaylee Stron'g 1st ever race raised $21,375.00 - we are hoping to crush this goal in 2020.
Charity Run/Walk, Zumba Morning Warm Up, Music, Food & Fun for all while bringing awareness to Ovarian Cancer.
This is a Fun Run. Will not be timed and there will not be any awards. The Kaylee Strong motto is "No One Fights Alone". This is a Charity (Run/Walk) and together we will bring awareness to Ovarian Cancer as we Run/Walk Together.
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Kaylee Strong continues to Raise Awareness for Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women, accounting for more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system. A woman's risk of getting ovarian cancer during her lifetime is about 1 in 78. It is one of the most challenging diseases known to medicine and often goes undetected until it has spread within the pelvis and abdomen. Early detection is difficult because symptoms can be mild and vague and could apply to a variety of conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome or ovarian cysts. 4 in 5 Women will be misdiagnosed & 1 in 4 Women will wait over 6 months to get a correct diagnosis. Advanced-stage ovarian cancer may cause few and nonspecific symptoms that are often mistaken for more common benign conditions.
The most typical ovarian cancer symptoms include:
• Increase in tummy size
•Needing to urinate more often or urgently
Kaylee Strong Fun Run or Walk proceeds will Benefit Ovarcome, an Ovarian Cancer Foundation. Their Mission is "to raise global awareness, to fund research in search of a cure, and to provide financial support to underserved women in the U.S. as well as developing nations in their valiant fight against ovarian cancer" Our Goal is to bring awareness, educate others about the symptoms and help Ovarcome with their mission.
Kaylee is a beautiful, smart, spunky and STRONG 10 year old girl who was diagnosed with stage IIIA2 Ovarian Cancer in 2019 at Age 9. She underwent surgery at Texas Children's Hospital to remove a 10cm Germ Cell Tumor. Surgery was a success but the cancer had spread requiring her to complete 4 rounds of chemotherapy, each round consisting of 1 week in the hospital and 2 weeks home to recover.
Kaylee was not able to finish out the school year, but that has not gotten her down. Kaylee's motto is "When life hits you, track the weather"! She absolutely LOVES everything Weather and her role models are Meteorologists - Travis Herzog, Elita Loresca, Ginger Zee & Jim Cantore, just to name a few. She is a Figure Skater & Girl Scout, she loves playing with her friends, spending time with the Family and her Cat & Dog. She enjoys RV'ing and spending time outdoors when the Weather is nice
Watch Kaylee's Texas Children's Hospital Interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPoa4al3mGw
Watch Kaylee Ring the Bell on ABC-13 here: https://abc13.com/5419987/
Read Kaylee's Story in the Houston Chronicle: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Fort-Bend-girl-9-cancer-free-after-months-long-14188582.php
or see the Video here: https://nypost.com/video/young-cancer-survivor-meets-her-weatherman-hero/
Kaylee has fought Cancer like a Champ and bringing awareness about Ovarian Cancer while doing so. She is a true inspiration and her Father and I are so very proud of her. We are #KayleeStrong
September 7, 2019 (Subject to be adjusted)
6:00 AM Sponsor & Volunteer Set Up
7:00 AM Onsite Packet Pickup/ Check-In
7:00 AM Time to Shop - Silent Auction Opens
7:30 AM Gather for Warm Up
7:40 AM Zumba Warm Up Begins
8:00 AM Head to Start Line - Race Briefing
8:15 AM 5K Non Competitive Fun Run Begins
9:00 AM Food Stations & Fun Activities Open
9:30 AM Guest Speakers
9:45 AM Start Calling for Door Prizes (Must be present to Win)
10:00 AM Silent Auction Closes
10:30 AM Silent Auction Items Awarded
10:50 AM Total Raised Awarded to Ovarcome & Drawing for Raffle Items
11:00 AM Continue Having Fun
12:00 PM End of the Event, Start Clean Up
Papa Murphy's State Hwy 6
8770 Hwy 6, Missouri City, TX 77459
Tuesday, Sept. 22nd (4-7pm)
Stop by to pick up your race packet and pick up a pizza!!
For anyone that is a little hesitant about the 5k Run/Walk, see the below mapped out course and photo of Brazos River Park. This is a non competitive Run/Walk and its all about making it around the course “Together” because “No One Fights ALONE”. The Center Circle is the Main Event area and you will never be too far away and can Run/Walk/Jog/Trot or Sit in a Stroller or Wagon (for those little ones) what ever you can or would like to complete! The course is ADA accessible for it is a concrete side walk. Please no bikes.
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Please join us for the One Year Anniversary Kaylee Strong - Totally Teal Trot @ Brazos River Park in Sugar Land on September 26th, 2020.Open in External Application
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