Update - August 11, 2011: The Boomer Esiason Foundation today released a video recapping the inaugural Run to Breathe. The video chronicles this inspirational event and includes clips of Boomer and Gunnar Esiason, Jerry Cahill and other participants who ran to support the cystic fibrosis community. Why do YOU run?


Update - July 11, 2011: Thousands of runners participated in Boomer's CF Run to Breathe, making this inaugural event a resounding success. Check out local news coverage of the event, as well as race results and photo galleries.

View event coverage from CBS 2 in New York

View race results and photo galleries


Update - June 30, 2011:  Boomer's Cystic Fibrosis Run to Breathe has reached capacity at 7,000 runners, and registration for the event is closed.  Please consider attending the race as a specatator to cheer on our runners.  You also may support their efforts at FirstGiving.com.


The New York Road Runners organization has opened the official registration for the inaugural Boomer's Cystic Fibrosis Run to Breathe. Team Boomer is working closely with NYRR to organize this 10K run/walk, which will be held July 9 in New York City's Central Park.

Participation in this event will be capped, and we expect it to sell out.

For more information, please contact Team Boomer's Michaela Seccareccia at 646.292.7942 or mseccareccia@esiason.org.

INFORMATION FOR RUNNERS

Application

Go to the New York Road Runners website for official information on Boomer's Cystic Fibrosis Run to Breathe.

Fundraising

In an effort to ensure that Boomer's CF Run to Breathe is able to make a significant and meaningful contribution to the fight against cystic fibrosis, we encourage all participants to adopt a fundraising goal of $500 for the event.

Run to Breathe participants who raise at least $500 by July 1 will receive:

  • An official Team Boomer t-shirt (manufactured by Under Armour)
  • An official Team Boomer backpack
  • An official Team Boomer sports bracelet

Join the fight, run for a cause and fundraise for a cure.  For fundraising tips, sponsor sheets and directions on how to create a FirstGiving.com profile for online fundraising, please visit our Fundraising 101 page.

Donate To make a donation in support of our runners, please visit the Team Boomer page on FirstGiving.com.

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