Though it’s a little hard to believe, we’re already just under two weeks away from the weekend of Colfax races!
This photo was taken yesterday from the Museum of Nature and Science, looking out at our beautiful city, mountains, and City Park – where all the races begin and end in just two short weeks.
I am so deeply grateful to share that we already have 16 people who have signed up to be part of the Running for Nana/Achieving Cures Together (ACT) team. We cannot wait to share this weekend together, cross some finish lines, and fight back against C. difficile.
Additionally, I am so thrilled to announce that Peter Westerhaus, the founder of ACT, and his family are coming to Colorado from Minnesota to be a part of this weekend! His dad, Jon, will be joining in the 5K race! We are so thrilled to be able to welcome this incredible family to our Denver paradise (please, Denver weather, play nice) and build more connections in the fight against C. diff.
We have additional travelers as well! I am so thrilled to share that my beautiful sister is coming from Minnesota to race in the 5K, and we have two incredible racers (and incredible humans) coming all the way from Austin, TX! We are so excited to have such an extraordinary group of people together in one place. And, if you have friends or family that are interested in joining, there is still plenty of time to register at this link and we would love to have them join!
We also continue to raise funds and awareness for Achieving Cures Together and the fight against C. difficile. I know Nana would be absolutely floored to hear about the life-changing and life-saving research that is helping others like her fight back against this awful infection. If you would like to join this fight, please visit the crowdfunding page here.
My run tonight was full of reflection about what an incredible adventure this has been over the last couple of years, and how none of it would have been possible without each of you reading this right now. It is also such an immense gift this year to be able to race with an entire team – all Running for Nana. I know that every person’s schedule is packed to the brim each day, especially this time of year, and I cannot express how much of an honor it is that you are sharing part of that time with us. Thank you so, so much.
Now back to the pavement – we’ve got miles to go before we race! Cheers to you, Nan. I love you more!