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This October, thousands of women are joining in a one of a kind adventure to collectively and virtually run around the world to benefit charities that empower girls globally.
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How it works

Register

Register, set a distance and fundraising goal. Smile and get ready for your adventure.

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Connect

Connect your fitness app so your individual effort will add to our collective progress around the world.

Fundraise

Update your supporter page and share it with your friends, family, and social network. The funds you raise empower girls around the world.

Run

From October 1 – 31, get out and run. Run daily to win cool prizes and unlock fun rewards. Share your runs on social media and inspire others to join the movement.

About

Studies show that when women are supported and empowered, all of society benefits.

So, this October, join us as we collectively and virtually run around the world raising funds and awareness to empower girls globally. Whether you run once or everyday, raise $10 or $10,000, your time, effort, energy and voice will change lives and build communities all over the world.

Run wherever and whenever and track your miles through Strava or MapMyFitness during the month long virtual challenge to add to our collective progress. Share your story with friends and family to raise funds for the cause that means the most to you.

Although worlds apart, we are in this together. Virtually, anything is possible.

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Role Models

Our Role Models are a passionate and eclectic group of women from across the country. They are strong, bold, beautiful, and committed to empowering girls around the globe through their involvement with If Girls Ran the World. We admire their passion, their purpose, and their positivity. They inspire us, we hope they’ll inspire you too.

They inspire us, we hope they’ll inspire you too.

The Impact

Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. YSC offers resources, connections and outreach so women feel supported, empowered and hopeful.

Stock 10 doctors’ offices with educational materials to help young women affected by breast cancer find Young Survival Coalition.
$100

Stock 10 doctors’ offices with educational materials to help young women affected by breast cancer find Young Survival Coalition.

Resources empower young survivors to take control of their health, become their own best advocates, and find the information they need. The Navigator series, guidebooks, brochures, and fact sheets are packed with information on breast cancer in young women.

Provide the Young Survival Coalition Newly Diagnosed Navigator to 25 young women facing a breast cancer diagnosis.
$250

Provide the Young Survival Coalition Newly Diagnosed Navigator to 25 young women facing a breast cancer diagnosis.

Created to educate and empower newly diagnosed young women, the comprehensive Treatment Navigator guidebook includes an easy-to-understand breast cancer glossary, questions to ask healthcare teams, and inspiring messages from young women who’ve been down this road. The guidebook is designed to help individuals learn what thousands of young women diagnosed with breast cancer already know– you are NOT alone.

Fund a facilitated online video support group for 50 young women who are either too sick to travel or who live in remote areas.
$500

Fund a facilitated online video support group for 50 young women who are either too sick to travel or who live in remote areas.

With help from a computer, tablet, or phone, individuals can connect online with other young women affected by breast cancer across the country. Three different groups provide targeted support for women in treatment, women under 30, and women with metastatic breast cancer. Find support, information, and inspiration while sharing experiences.

Fund 24 in-person meetups for young breast cancer survivors to connect with each other in their local communities.
$1000

Fund 24 in-person meetups for young breast cancer survivors to connect with each other in their local communities.

Local YSC Face 2 Face networks (YSC F2F) are support and networking for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer (YWABC). YSC F2F networks are local grassroots groups that allow young women in each community to connect! Face 2 Face meetups help young women find the priceless support, wisdom, and understanding that only fellow survivors can provide.

More than 35 young women are diagnosed with breast cancer every day. Our goal is to ensure that none of these women face breast cancer alone.
Young Survival Coalition
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Register, then invite your friends to join you and get ready to run the world.

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Bring Your BFF

Because everything is better with friends.

Run. Share. Raise. Repeat.

Our Partners

  • Eventbrite
  • Greatist
  • Map My Fitness
  • Oiselle
  • RunSocial
Through it all, Young Survival Coalition helps women find meaning, comfort, and hope during one of the most challenging experiences of their lives.
youngsurvival.org