|Join us for the 13th Annual Fight It! 5K|
The Fight It! 5K is the Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund's largest annual fundraiser. This 10K/5K/1K race and walk-a-thon is open to walkers and runners of all abilities…and their canine companions, too! This is a cross country trail so runners will appreciate a break from pounding their joints on concrete and asphalt and absolutely love this race.
Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014
Registration / Check-in Opens: 7:00am
Race Start: 8:00am 5K/10K, 7:30am 1K (RAIN or SHINE)
Location: Central Park Cross Country Trail
Address: 27150 Bouquet Cyn. Rd. Santa Clarita CA 91351
“Fight It! 5K-9” Division: $5 per pup
Register Early! Prices will increase $5 for the 5K/1K and $7 for the 10K at the event onsite.
Awards: 1st through 3rd in each 5K/10K age/sex division will be awarded, as well as 1st-3rd 5K/10K overall. The 5K/10K events are both measured and officiated by SC Runners.
The top fundraiser overall will receive an awesome award.
The Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund (BMCF) supports patients 18-40 years old, currently undergoing cancer treatment. It covers services to meet daily needs, such as home health care services, co-payments, temporary housing, rent, insurance, and food. The goal of Brenda’s Fund is to help young adults in treatment maintain self-respect and minimize the stress of associated financial challenges.
Brenda was diagnosed with breast cancer in her late twenties, when she realized that the health care system was not equipped to meet many patients' day-to-day needs through months of treatment. As members of JCI Santa Clarita, Brenda and Kieran Wong founded the BMCF in February 2001. Since then it has helped 469 recipients, providing over $301,751 in support services. In February 2004, Brenda lost her second battle against cancer. However, the Fund continues to realize her vision through the people whose lives she touched. To learn more about the BMCF visit the BMCF website here.
Success In 2013
Another successful event! Thank you to everyone who participated or donated to the 12th Annual Fight It! 5K on May 11, 2013 and helped us raise over $29,000 for cancer patients. We are so grateful to be part of such an outstanding and supportive community! Due to your generosity, the BMCF was able to re-open their grant program to help more patients.
Mail In Instructions:
1. Download form (COMING SOON)
2. Checks payable to "Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund"
3. Mail to address: 2012 Fight It! 5K, Attn: 5K Chair
24152 Lyons Ave. #157, Santa Clarita, CA. 91321