Five years is an important milestone for cancer patients and Get Your Rear in Gear – Philadelphia celebrated the 5th Annual event in style – on St. Patrick’s Day – complete with Irish dancers, a beer garden, and record setting fundraising. Get Your Rear in Gear – Philadelphia, also reached out to the local ABC [...]
Get Your Rear in Gear – Charlotte co-chair, Sue Falco, joined fellow survivor Doc Mahaffey, on WBTV yesterday, February 28 to talk about the importance of colon cancer screening and the upcoming Get Your Rear in Gear 5K Run/Walk on March 9. Watch Doc and Sue spread the word, the screen capture links to the [...]
In November, Joe Senser’s Sports Theater in Bloomington, Minn. presented the Colon Cancer Coalition with a check for over $5,000. The money was raised through donations from Sensers’ customers and vendors during a fundraising campaign in the Spring of 2012. We look forward to working more with the restaurant during 8th annual Get Your Rear [...]
The second annual Get Your Rear in Gear – Seattle Area event was a resounding success, nearly doubling in size from the inaugural event in 2011. Local event Chair Keely O’Neill and a group of 50 dedicated volunteers put on a race that will be remembered as much for the strong emotions shared by the [...]
Participants in the Get Your Rear in Gear Twin Cities 5K will have the opportunity to try their hand at cutting-edge robotic surgery. The daVinci Surgical Robot will be at the race with event sponsor Colon & Rectal Surgery Associates (CRSL) surgeon Dr. Elizabeth Raskin offering once-in-a-lifetime test drives of the robot. The daVinci Robot [...]
Anne Carlson and the Get Your Rear in Gear Twin Cities crew were in the news again, this time on event sponsor WCCO TV (CBS) on Wednesday, May 16. Anne was interviewed by WCCO TV anchor Frank Vascellaro and meteorologist Chris Shaffer during both the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts about the staggering colon [...]
Get Your Rear in Gear Charlotte’s media sponsor WBTV was on site at the 5K on Saturday morning, March 10. The brief segment described the event and the mission of the organization. THANK YOU WBTV for your support of Get Your Rear in Gear Charlotte.
The Get Your Rear in Gear Charlotte 5K represented again last night on WBTV in Charlotte. Event chair and colon cancer survivor Sue Falco was on with committee member and nurse Pam Gwaltny from Charlotte GYRIG sponsor Presbyterian Hospital. Falco and Gwaltny talked with WBTV anchor Molly Grantham. Grantham has lost her own father to [...]
Get Your Rear in Gear Philadelphia was on NBC10 today promoting the upcoming 5k/10k, 2 Mile Walk and Kids’ Fun run. Maria Grasso talked about her personal loss and the importance of education and screening for this disease. Registration is still available for the March 18 event in Philadelphia. View more videos at: http://nbcphiladelphia.com.