2015 Fight it! 5K

Join us on May 9, 2015

Join the BMCF and JCI Santa Clarita for a Beer!

Your invited to JCI Santa Clarita's BIG Kick off Party & Fundraiser on Tuesday, April 28th at 6:30pm.

For $10, receive one delicious beer and entry into a raffle for a chance to win a great prize PLUS 20% off beer! All funds raised are tax deductible and will go to support young people fighting cancer.

Learn more about the BMCF and how you can help, learn more about JCI Santa Clarita AND register to run Fight it! 5K/10K on May 9th!

Date: Tuesday April 28th
Location: Wolf Creek Tasting Room (Not Restaurant) 25108 Rye Canyon Loop Santa Clarita, CA
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Tickets: $10 –Purchase at the door

If you have any questions please contact Neil Fitzgerald at neilfitzgeraldsholing@gmail.com

Sign Up and Fundraise for a Chance to Win a Princess Cruise!!

For every $500 raised by 5pm on Friday May 8th, individual fundraisers will be placed in a raffle for a 3-day West Coast Getaway Princess Cruise!


Princess Cruises is pleased to donate a 3-day Princess Getaway cruise for two in a balcony stateroom, roundtrip from Los Angeles sailing the West Coast!

The more money you raise, the more chances you have to win!

*Board Members and Employees of Princess Cruises are not eligible.

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Register Today!

The Fight It! 5K is the Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund's largest annual fundraiser. This 10K/5K/1K race and walk-a-thon is open to walkers and runners of all abilities…and their canine companions, too! This is a cross country trail so runners will appreciate a break from pounding their joints on concrete and asphalt and absolutely love this race.

BMCF Fight it! 5K

Saturday, May 9th, 7am

27150 Bouquet Canyon Road

Santa Clarita, CA

Join us for our 14th annual race benefiting the Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund!
This 10K/5K/1K race and walk-a-thon is open to walkers and runners of all abilities…and their canine companions, too!
We have options to run in person or VIRTUALLY - run the Fight It! 1K/5K/10K anywhere! All pre-registrants receive a tech shirt! All finishers (including virtually) receive a medal!

10K: $37.00
5K: $32.00
1K: $17.00
“Fight It From Afar" Division: $32
“Fight It! 5K-9” Division: $5 per pup

Register Early! Size of shirts are guaranteed for those registered by May 4th, those registered after are as supplies last. All prices will increase $5 for the 5K/1K and $7 for the 10K at the event onsite.

Awards: 1st through 3rd in each 5K/10K age/sex division will be awarded, as well as 1st-3rd 5K/10K overall. The 5K/10K events are both measured and officiated by SC Runners.

Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund

The Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund (BMCF) supports patients ages 18-40 as they undergo cancer treatment. It provides services to meet daily needs that are not covered by insurance. Typical grants measure under $500 and include co-payments, rent and mortgage, transportation, car insurance, repairs, and groceries. The goal of Brenda’s Fund is to help young adults in treatment maintain self-respect and minimize the stress of associated financial challenges.

Brenda was diagnosed with breast cancer in her late twenties, when she realized that the health care system was not equipped to meet many patients' day-to-day needs through months of treatment. Brenda and BMCF past president, Kieran Wong, founded the BMCF in February 2001.

Since the inception in 2001, it has helped 525 young adults, providing $329,631 in support services. Brenda built the Fund for young adults to maintain self-respect during months of treatment and minimize the stress of associated financial challenges. Even though she is no longer with us, we continue to work to fulfill her vision of a nationwide organization that helps young adults fight - and beat - the disease.

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