Hope, Sweat & Cures makes fundraising an adventure

July 1, 2014 | by Kelly Mayfield

Sweating the big stuff can really take you places. In the case of Hope, Sweat & Cures, City of Hope's new fitness fundraising program, those places could be Kauai, Napa or Kelowna, British Columbia.

Hope Sweat & Cures kicks off as participants in the Fit Foodie 5K race in Fairfax Va start the race Fit Foodie 5K participants in Fairfax, VA begin the race.

Hope, Sweat & Cures wants you to go big in the name of raising money to support research - marathons, half-marathons and other endurance events in some of the most beautiful destinations in the country. Hope, Sweat & Cures provides access to highly-sought races, such as the Napa to Sonoma Wine Country half marathon, which is already sold out to the public. Only 20 spots remain - and the only way to get one of them is by signing up through City of Hope's Hope, Sweat & Cures.City of  Hope is an official charity of the Wine Country Half Marathon series, which also takes place in Oregon, Healdsburg and Temecula, California, among others.

Hope, Sweat & Cures partnered with Cooking Light and Health magazine's Fit Foodie 5K Race Weekends, the first of which kicked off in Fairfax, Virginia, on June 20 to 22. Fit Foodie 5Ks will also take place in Austin, Texas, on Sept. 12 to 14 and in San Diego on Nov. 14 to 16. The weekends include lots of options: celebrity chef demonstrations, samplings, wine tastings, sunrise yoga, brunch and more.

Join us for a Hope, Sweat & Cures event to sweat the big stuff - like curing cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS.

Fit Foodie 5K participants show support for City of Hope in Fairfax, VA. Fit Foodie 5K participants show support for City of Hope in Fairfax, Virginia.

Register for the Napa to Sonoma Wine Country half-marathon (Hurry! Only 20 entries left)>>

Learn about all the Hope, Sweat & Cures events here>>

Find out more about Cooking Light and Health's Fit Foodie 5K weekends here>>

Cooking Light Editor Scott Mowbray, Health Editor Clare McHugh, City of Hope's Mary Sadeghy and Cooking Light VP Marketing MIchelle Lamison. Cooking Light Editor Scott Mowbray, Health Editor Clare McHugh, City of Hope AVP Marketing Mary Sadeghy and Cooking Light VP Marketing Michelle Lamison at Fit Foodie in Fairfax, Virginia.

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