5th Annual Glo for a Cure – Raising awareness for Cystic Fibrosis Reasearch
GLO for a CURE began in 2013 in Union City, Tennessee in an effort to raise awareness and research dollars for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Ada Reed Rogers is a thriving, spunky, athletic eleven year old who wants to motivate others to make their health a priority. Ada Reed was diagnosed as an infant with CF and her family and friends have fundraised annually ever since for the CF Foundation with all proceeds going towards research for this chronic lifelong disease. This year will be the 5th GLO for a CURE event and our goal is 500 plus runners and totals of over $16,000.00.
“We made a decision from the beginning….our entire family did….that this disease wouldn’t define her, it wouldn’t limit her, and we would never let it be an excuse to not push her to be amazing. It would shock you if you knew what regiments and medications she went through daily…but she doesn’t really want people to know about that. Ada doesn’t run the GLO run for herself….she runs it to remind all of us that anything is possible if you have the right attitude.”