Cure SMA is Thrilled to Launch Its New and Refreshed Endurance Program: Team Cure SMA

Start 2019 Strong by becoming a Team Cure SMA runner, registering a team or donating to a race today. 

Team Cure SMA is an endurance program designed to connect runners and cyclists with Cure SMA. Cure SMA, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the treatment and cure of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). SMA is a disease that robs people of strength by affecting the motor nerve cells in the spinal cord, taking away the ability to walk, eat, or breathe. It is the number one genetic cause of death for infants.

Team Cure SMA athletes from across the country can choose to run or bike in an endurance event all while raising money and awareness for their favorite organization – Cure SMA.

This year, Team Cure SMA is planning to be bigger than ever. Team Cure SMA will have more participants, new events, and greater fundraising accomplishments. Team Cure SMA will host 32 events across the country – 12 of these events are brand new! The expanded endurance program will also visit to new cities including: Phoenix, Little Rock, Baltimore, Orlando, San Francisco, Seattle, Cincinnati, Nashville, Boulder and Grand Rapids.

Team Cure SMA is also excited to return to several of our favorite events in cities like New York City, Chicago, Portland, Atlanta, Washington DC, Rehoboth Beach, Plainsboro, Pittsburgh, Lake Minnetonka, Kenosha, San Diego, Falmouth, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Indianapolis and San Antonio.

This year’s most popular endurance events are anticipated to be the: United Airlines New York City Half Marathon, Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, TCS New York City Marathon, New Balance Falmouth Road Race, Michigan Titanium Triathlon, Chicago Half Marathon and 5K and the Flying Pig Marathon.

We are also excited to offer new Team Cure SMA apparel with a refreshed look for 2019. Participants can expect brand new, dry-fit short-sleeve shirts, long-sleeve shirts, fleece jackets and more! Team Cure SMA apparel will only be available to Team Cure SMA participants.

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All Team Cure SMA participants can count on tailored and personalized fundraising guidance from Alyssa Zavislak, the program’s Endurance Development Manager. Athletes will receive tips and tricks to help maximize their fundraising efforts while training for their upcoming race.

Check out our event calendar to see all of our upcoming endurance events and sign up today! Not a runner? No problem! Support the athletes fundraising for Cure SMA in your area by donating to a Team Cure SMA endurance event.

Please contact Alyssa Zavislak at [email protected] with questions or for more information.

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