Run 2 End T1D

My Story
I lost my dad to a life long struggle with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D).   As a child I watched him battle through all the daily challenges that DM brings. After he passed in 2011,  I felt this overwhelming need to keep his memory alive.

My Dream
As an avid runner and thrill seeker, I wasn't completely surprised when the idea of running 15 Marathons in 2015 arrived.   As I began to wrap my mind around the logistics involved with 15 Marathons I realized my journey felt empty...what was my "Purpose"?

Then it hit me, "What if I made this a fundraiser?"   I could use the money to create a scholarship in my father's name for a child who faced the very same challenges that he did. Having Diabetes would now mean a child would  receive a GIFT!!

Since that time I have continued to literally run around the world, taking on extreme fitness challenges in exchange for donations.  Aiding in the fight against T1D, one mile at a time!

My Promise 
My promise is to continue to spread awareness and provide support for those living with Type 1 diabetes.  I will donate 1K to a qualifying High School Senior living with Type 1 Diabetes annually.  In addition, I will also donate to research to help find a cure. 

Scholarship Info & How to Apply
All money raised is used to fund the John A. Ulis Memorial "Run 2 End T1D" Scholarship.

Download Application and Apply 

Run 2 End T1D Scholarship
This is awarded annually to a graduating Senior living with Type 1 Diabetes.

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Holcomb Valley Trail Run
Conquer the Wall
Kodiak Half Marathon
IM 70.3 Relay - Augusta, GA


Happy and Healthy  100 mile Challenge


19/19 Run 2 End T1D Challenge Completed 

Wildflower Triathlon 70.3 


Crystal Springs Marathon 
Antelope Canyon 55K
Angel Island - 15mile 
Diablo 50K 
Silver State 50K 
Inca Trail Marathon 

Boston Marathon 
Big Sur Marathon 
Sierra Crest 50K
STG Marathon
Chicago Marathon 
Athens Marathon 

Death Valley Marathon
Golden Gate Trail Marathon 
Napa Valley Marathon 
Night Sweats Trail Marathon 
Western Pacific Marathon
Mountains 2 Beach Marathon 
Nisene Marks Trail Marathon
San Francisco Marathon 
Santa Rosa Marathon
Lake Tahoe Ironman 140.6
Morgan Hill Marathon 
Zombie Marathon 
Catalina Island Marathon 
Honolulu Marathon 
Oceanside Ironman 70.3 
SF Rock n Roll  1/2 Marathon 
Primavera Century Ride 
Marin Century Ride
  • Happy and Healthy 100 mile Challenge 
    • $1,200 (Offline)
    • 13 mos
  • Shilo Kopania 
    • $50 (Offline)
    • 24 mos
  • Judy Seibold 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 25 mos
  • Caterina Rando 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 33 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 33 mos
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Lisa Lopez 
Fremont, CA