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Alex Roberts

Age

29

Occupation

Assistant Project Design Manager & Boxing Coach

Race

2024 Chicago Marathon
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Raised

$620.00

Goal

$1,500

Why I run

I lost my grandmother to late stage ovarian cancer two weeks after her diagnosis in September of 2022. Five months later I lost my uncle to late stage lymphoma just a few weeks after his diagnosis in February of 2023. In May of that same year I had the chance to coach and corner four incredible men in the Haymakers Rock 'N Rumble XII in Boston. From that moment on I knew it was my turn to fight back against cancer. No longer could I sit back and watch everyone put in the work. So while my time in the ring is behind me, I am lacing up my shoes and will be pounding the pavement this summer all in the name of fighting back against this horrible disease. My grandmother and uncle never quit - even when the cards were stacked against them, not once, and neither will I. This is for them.

9 Donations Made

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41% of goal

$51.80

23 days ago

Name

Chelsea Gazaille

Go fast!!

38% of goal

$51.80

23 days ago

Name

Heather Grunwald

Let's go!!!! Fuck cancer!!

34% of goal

$103.30

23 days ago

Name

Anonymous

Fee is one big smooch

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