MMRF PowerTeam: Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon
The remaining entries to this event are available with a special offer: For your $200 donation, you will receive a guaranteed entry to the event and a free souvenir wine glass. $100 of your donation is for registration, and the additional $100 is a tax deductible donation to our cancer charity.
Join the MMRF PowerTeam at the 2012 Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon. Prepare to take a scenic journey you'll never forget on this awe-inspiring course bordered by the Sierra Madre Mountains on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other. It's a beautiful run through the wine country of Santa Barbara and the Santa Ynez Valley. Of course, afterwards, you can enjoy the wine.
The MMRF will be with you every step of the way, from the moment you sign up to the incredible moment you cross the finish line. Running on our team promises to be one of the most empowering and inspiring experiences of your life.
About the MMRF and Multiple Myeloma
The mission of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) is to relentlessly pursue innovative means that accelerate the development of next-generation multiple myeloma treatments to extend the lives of patients and lead to a cure. The MMRF is the world's largest private funder of myeloma research. An outstanding 90% of all funds raised go toward research and related programming. Multiple myeloma is an incurable blood cancer. Although progress has been made in treating multiple myeloma, the five-year survival rate remains one of the lowest of all cancers.
Why Run for our Team?
Our teams raise money and awareness for cancer research. Many members of our teams have a direct connection to multiple myeloma. Others join us to support a great organization that is transforming the way that medical research and drug development are being conducted. All team members are proud to support an organization that is using their money responsibly and is one of the nations' highest rated charities by 'watch dogs' like Charity Navigator, which rates the MMRF in the top 1% of all charities it monitors.
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