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September 28, 2014
Philadelphia, PA
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DTRF and the RFA Committee are thrilled to announce that the 2014 5th Annual Running for Answers will take place in Philadelphia on Sunday, September 28, following the DTRF Patient Meeting on Saturday, September 27.

Special thanks to Motus Video Design for capturing the essence of race day for us!

RFA socks

Please meet above the knee amputee and 15 year desmoid survivor, Dana Pounds (see video), who will video journal her training milestones until RFA on 9/28! Follow her here, and get inspired by her commitment & perseverance despite the challenges around getting a new leg- and learning how to run again. #runforanswers #poundsthepavement

RFA socks

Join us at RFA 2014 with your crazy socks! This special race will be the perfect day for you to stand out with our survivors on behalf of desmoid tumor research.

Become an official RFA 2014 sponsor! Gain national exposure through this community-led and inspired event that impacts thousands. Check out our year of incredible publicity here...

"The Journey"

RFA Group Photo

The 2014 5th Annual Running for Answers 5K Run/ Walk and Kids' Fun Run is an event for everyone. If your legs are still too little for a 5K, participate in the Kids Fun Run and get a bag of goodies for going to distance. Join over 600 participants and teams in celebrating a day of inspiration, joy and fun- all in the name of research for desmoid tumors.

Inspired by Kevin Reilly - desmoid survivor and ex-NFL player?

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Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation

The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation (DTRF) seeks to advance the science related to desmoid tumors, by:

  • Funding research related to the diagnosis and treatment of desmoid tumors;
  • Facilitating and enhancing the dialogue among members of the medical and scientific communities about research related to desmoid tumors;
  • Providing informational support for desmoid tumor patients and their families and friends, and heightening awareness of desmoid tumor diagnosis and treatment.
Sponsor: Abbey Road on the River Sponsor: Bank of America Sponsor: Cancer Treatment Centers of America Sponsor: Carlos Cintron Photography Sponsor: Eagles Cheerleaders Sponsor: Fairmount Park Sponsor: Carol & Jack's Sponsor: KPMG Sponsor: Lap 4 Life Sponsor: Makin' Music Sponsor: Motus Video Design Sponsor: Motus Video Design Sponsor: Philadelphia Runner Sponsor: Quest Diagnostics Sponsor: Rassler Financial Sponsor: Road ID Sponsor: Susquehanna Bank

Running for Answers 5k run, walk, and kids' fun run has been scheduled for Sunday September 28, 2014.

  • 7- 8am :: Registration & Packet pickup
  • 8am :: Kids' fun run
  • 8:30am :: 5k run/walk start


Watch the registration help video. Video requires Flash Player 7 or greater.

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