Race Description

This race is inspired by a young girl named Aaliyah who's smile shines brighter than the fight she stood against. May 2017 she was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer. With this diagnoses came along the possible treatments. Chemo therapy was the immediate decision for treatment. Tuesday she receive her diagnosis, then Friday of the same week she began her first round. The family of Aaliyah began researching as much information as they could find. Many treatments involved diet change, vitamins, and all around life style change. Doctors have proclaimed there isn't enough sufficient research on alternative medicine and holistic medicine. We are running to change that. We will use the funding to research prepare and distribute a manual on the change in care, diet, and life style as we battle cancer. As the one who inspired, encourages, and sees the positive outcome of these ideas and the world she is who we will run for.

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Selena Deschenes

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  • Location: New Bedford, MA
  • Race Date: 08/18/2018 12:00 (Saturday)
  • Categories: Cancer Fighter or Survivor, Family member of a cancer survivor , 1 Mile- Children under 15, 1 Mile- Adult 15+
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  • add race to calendar    Add to my calendar 2018-08-18 12:00:00 2018-08-18 12:00:00 America/New_York Race for a Safer Cure New Bedford, MA Selena Deschenes nblifefundamentals@gmail.com
New Bedford, MA Weather
Race for a Safer Cure weather history
  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of August 18th, New Bedford, MA can expect temperatures between 67℉ and 73℉ with humidity around 86% and precipitation of 0.24".
    Last year the weather condition was Light rain shower.
  • New Bedford, MA current weather
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