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Rock CF and CysticLife Virtual Race
Nov 02, 2010 at 1:30 PM

If you haven’t heard already, the Rock CF Foundation is holding a Rock CF Rivers Half Marathon and 5K on March 20, 2011 in Grosse Ile, Michigan (Get details here: It will be the first half marathon specifically for CF, and we know everyone wants to be involved! However, we’re realistic and understand that not everyone can fly to Michigan (although that would be AWESOME).

So we’re here to tell you, we’ve eliminated that excuse for you and you can participate!! The Rock CF Foundation and CysticLife are joining forces to create the first ever Out Run CF Virtual Run. Yes, you heard us right. You can participate in this race from anywhere in the world.

Here’s how it works – Anyone and everyone is invited to participate: Fibros, Cysters, parents, spouses, friends, extended family, you name it! Participants will find a route or race by their house. Then on March 20, 2011, EVERYONE will lace up their joggers and hit the road in their Out Run CF shirt (which you receive when you register for the race).

Even cooler is that YOU choose the mileage. 1 mile? 5K? 10K? 10 Miles? Half Marathon? Marathon? It's up to you! Nothing is too short or too long, too fast or too slow. We just want to get the entire CF community out of the house and into their running shoes on the same day.

Registrants can blog about their training, ask questions, and share tips on We want to entire site to be plastered with talk of exercise, running, and most of all encouragement. On race day, we want people to post their times and their experiences. Let’s make this the biggest race the community, and the world, has ever seen!!

So again, here are the hard facts:


 What: An Out Run CF Virtual Race held by Rock CF and CysticLife

When: March 20, 2011


Why: Because anyone can run – whether it’s for a minute or a marathon! Together, we can Out Run CF.

How: Register at

Helpful Sites to Get You Started: – Make an account and join the Rock CF/CysticLife group to track your miles and keep track of others! – Join the Out Run CF group to see just how many people are outrunning CF and connect with them!! – Get inspired, find training programs.


I’m excited to join! I think it’s just the thing I need to get my butt a movin’! But I do have one quick question. I tried looking to see if I can find the answer but I couldn’t find it. Where does the $20 entry fee go? I’m sure some of it has to offset the cost of the shirts and other costs, but does a large chunk go the CF Foundation???

Thanks! :)
Nov 03, 2010 at 12:41 PM
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