24 Hour Run for Hope

Shriner's Hospital For Children...Crohn's & Colitis Foundation...Dementia Care...running.  These are my passions.

On May 16, 2020, I will combine these passions into something I never thought possible.  I will run for 24 hours to raise awareness and funds for these 3 incredible causes!  

While many people have run for 24 hours or longer, I have not.  My longest run has been 31 miles over 12 hours as part of a relay team.  There were breaks, air conditioning and food.  Every child who has been treated at Shriner's Hospital for Children deals with their condition 24/7.  Every person affected by Crohn's or Colitis deal with it 24/7.  Every elder impacted by Alzheimer's and other forms of Dementia deal with it 24/7.  So, I will run for 24 hours in honor of each and every one of them!

My hope is to raise awareness and at least $24,000...$8,000 per cause which equates to $1,000 per hour ran!

This will be the most difficult thing I have ever done.  But, big challenges require big risks.  I am willing to suffer hoping to slow and end the suffering by the kids, adults and elders affected by such debilitating diseases.

By donating to this cause, you will be supporting all three charities.  If you would like donation to go one specific charity, please let me know in your donation note.

Yes, I'm a little crazy...okay, a lot crazy.  But, I'm crazy enough to take on this challenge!


  • Anonymous 
    • $1,000 (Offline)
    • 6 d
  • Sarah Klaven 
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
  • Trish Martin 
    • $200 
    • 2 mos
  • Duane Wingate 
    • $500 
    • 3 mos
  • Norman Heinz 
    • $24 
    • 3 mos
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Chris Heinz 
Saint Charles, MO
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