The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

Welcome to The Childhood Cancer Blog
from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!

October 15, 2020
  • Add Some Royalty to Your Run 
    Add Some Royalty to Your Run 
  • Care Bear Countdown Your Way to the Finish Line
    Care Bear Countdown Your Way to the Finish Line
  •  Power Up as a Pumpkin
     Power Up as a Pumpkin
  • Add Some Kick to Your Kicks 
    Add Some Kick to Your Kicks 
  • Be a Witch (No Broomstick required)
    Be a Witch (No Broomstick required)
  • Turn Lemons into the Running Lemon
    Turn Lemons into the Running Lemon
  •  Top off your Race
     Top off your Race

October is the perfect month for running—in costume! Planning on participating in a Halloween 5K or other race this October, but not sure what to wear? Running in costume is a great way to add some fun to your run, but you need a disguise that won’t crumble under race day pressure. 

We compiled a list of seven creative, safe and fun costumes you can wear while running — sure to help you go the distance, fast! 

Don’t... Read More

October 9, 2020
  • Tony was just 2 years old when he battled neuroblastoma with his infant sister by his side. Now Tony is 16 years old; his sister Samantha is 14 years old. Tony has battled cancer two more times — and Samantha, remains right alongside him for support. 
  • Eli was 4 years old when his local children’s hospital ran out of options for treating his neuroblastoma. His family was desperate and the most promising treatment was 1,200 miles away from their home in Little Rock.
  • Taylor was in middle school when what seemed like a normal pain from sports turned out to be osteosarcoma. Front-line treatment failed to cure Taylor; but a clinical trial funded by Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation gave her a cure. 

Childhood cancer hero families are the bedrock of what Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) does every day. Started by a hero — Alex Scott — and propelled forward by the belief that the safer treatments and cures children need and deserve are possible, ALSF draws inspiration from the stories of regular families who are launched into extraordinary circumstances. 

Tony was just 2 years old when he battled neuroblastoma with his infant sister by his side. Now Tony is 16 years old; his sister Samantha is 14 years old. Tony has battled cancer two more times — and Samantha remains... Read More

October 2, 2020
alsf's virtual half marathon

This year has proven that we can do just about anything virtually — even run a half or full marathon on our own course! During The Million Mile in September, supporters went the extra mile (and even the extra 26.2 miles) to raise awareness (and funds!) to support childhood cancer research. 

I am literally sweating just thinking about all of those miles!

Here are the inspirational stories from our Million Mile participants who went the distance. And if these amazing stories leave you itching to lace up and run out, ... Read More

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