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  • Minnesota 5K SCADaddle Success!


    Our 2nd annual 5K SCADaddle© for Research Fun Run/Walk at Battle Creek Regional Park, St. Paul (Maplewood) MN on September 7 was very successful, raising thousands of dollars for much needed research. Over 420 people registered including 38 survivors. The Ruhberg’s Heart Beats On team consisted of 40 members, who ran/walked in memory of their […]

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  • Voices of SCAD: Videos of SCAD Survivor Stories


    We are excited to now have four videos in our Voices of SCAD series. We hope you will take the time to watch the videos of survivors: Carol Zich Anna Slover Ellen Robin Sandra Miller Thank you Carol, Anna, Ellen and Sandra for doing such a wonderful job sharing your deeply personal SCAD stories. These […]

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  • Video of Mayo Clinic Research Presentation on June 7


    The edited Mayo Clinic Research Presentation streamed on June 7, 2019 is now available on our YouTube channel. It begins with and introduction of the National 5K SCADaddle© planning team, remarks by Bob Alico, our President/Founder, & recognition by Mayo Clinic for our support with remarks by Dr. Hayes. The latest research findings with Drs. […]

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  • Registration Now Open for Lehigh Valley 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 12


    Registration for our 4th annual Lehigh Valley 5K SCADaddle© for Research run/walk on October 12 is now open!!!! The 5K will take place at Upper Saucon Township Community Park in Center Valley, PA. All runners will be timed and SCADaddle© medals given to finishers in a variety of categories. Register by July 31 to take […]

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  • Minnesota 5K SCADaddle© Saturday, Sept. 7 – SCAD Reunion Event Friday Evening


    Join us Saturday September 7 for our 2nd annual 5K SCADaddle© for Research Fun Run/Walk at Battle Creek Regional Park, St. Paul (Maplewood) MN. The fun run/walk on a winding trail offers a spectacular view of Ramsey County’s diverse landscape. All runners/walkers will receive a SCADaddle© medal as they cross the finish line. Join us […]

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  • West Coast/San Diego 5K and Reunion Registration Now Open!


    Dr. Sharonne Hayes Presenting Latest Research Findings Join us on Saturday Sept 28, 2019 for our chip timed SCADaddle© Run/Walk at Crown Point Park in San Diego, CA. Register today to join the fun at our new location in San Diego. We are excited that Crown Point Park provides an opportunity to have a chip-timed […]

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Voices of SCAD

Are you a SCAD survivor? Has SCAD affected your family or friends? Let your voice be heard! You can use the "Tell Your Story" link below to submit your information and it will be posted in the blog section of the website (see "Read Stories"). Or, tell your story in a video and send it to us by email. Short (2-3 minute) videos will be posted on our youtube channel.

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