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Komodo Cares Virtual NewYork to SanFrancisco 5K 2020

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Welcome to the 2020 Komodo Cares virtual "fund-racing" event - Let's have outdoor fun while working together to support sponsor charity CURE for IBD! 

Virtual New York - SanFrancisco 5k:

  • Participants can choose to Walk, Run, Interval 5k, Bike 5 mile, Erg 2k, Etc. <or> Choose to Donate to this Worthy Cause without Racing
  • Komodo participants - contact Trish Kane if you still need your free T-Shirt! 
  • Click yellow SUPPORT ME ("ME" refers to Komodo Cares) link above to Donate to Cure For IBD by August 30 
  • Please share this event on your social media platforms to raise awareness and additional support for this worthy charity 
  • Komodo Racers, participate any day that works for you between Aug 1 – Aug 15
  • Komodo Racers, Slack your race photo, date, race type, etc. in the komodocares-5k Slack Channel, starting August 1, ending August 15, along with your finish from any Run/Ride app or Wearable Device
  • Praise and Prizes for Komodo Team Participation
  • Komodo employees can use this form if you would like to request dollar for dollar match by Komodo for your personal donations to this charitable organization: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc0bVhtYrDCb9py018NiUEeqJqbLmommgdh5vQggCBC7l_gQw/viewform

Race any day between August 1 - 15! 

Our fundraising will make a difference in the fight against Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, diseases that impact many in our communities and families.

100% of all donations will be allocated directly to IBD research; our goal is 100 participants donating $25 to participate.

About this Charity

CURE for IBD was founded on the belief that if more funds are allocated to research, new treatments and cures will be found sooner for our children and loved ones. 

The mission of CURE for IBD is to fund research towards new therapies and cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. CURE for IBD was founded by parents who have dedicated themselves to finding cures for their children and everyone else living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. CURE for IBD does not pay any participant event or travel expenses, and only funds research with the goal of finding cures sooner.

According to CDC.gov, over 3 million US Adults over 18 are affected by Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, insidious and debilitating diseases in which the immune system attacks the digestive system. In addition, children under 18 represent a fast-growing population being diagnosed with IBD. These are life-long chronic conditions that often result in extended hospital stays and the need for multiple surgeries over a person's lifetime. Crohn's and ulcerative colitis, along with many of the medications used to manage IBD, lead to an increased risk of cancer, Covid-19, and other conditions. Complications can be life-threatening or fatal.

Thank you for joining in this fun KomodoCares event! Your support and generosity brings hope for so many people - Thank you!

Komodo Cares Race Chairs - Trish Kane and Paul Moss