Run for the Border is a 5K to raise awareness of Cystic Fibrosis while raising funds to support research for this disease.
The inspiration behind this run in beautiful Upstate New York. Rather than tell you about Carter Gates, let me share his words to you.
"Hello, my name is Carter Gates. If you were to meet me, you would think I was just another typical 14-year-old boy, and I am. I love to play lacrosse, snowmobile, and train at Parisi Speed School. I am also living with Cystic Fibrosis. No one knew I had Cystic Fibrosis until I was 8 years old. Before being diagnosed, I was sick a lot, but no one could figure out why. I am doing better now that I have been diagnosed and I hope that never changes! My doctors have told me that the more active I am, the healthier I will stay. Playing lacrosse and working out at my speed school has been helping me to be bigger, faster, stronger, while making me feel more confident about myself. Sometimes..."
To read the rest of Carter's note, visit the Run for the Border website.
If you'd like to print & complete registration form to bring with you, select "Download File" below
Race Day $35.00
Race Director: David Vonholtz
Run for the Border is an
annual run to support
cystic fibrosis research.
The event is held in
Mexico, NY and the
run takes you
Run for the Border Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/RunForTheBorderRunForCysticFibrosis/info
Run for the Border Website
To View the Course
There is parking available at the corners of Academy and Liberty Streets in Mexico.
The race will start at 9:00, see you there.