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Ade's Birthday Celebration 5 miles at 5 AM

A personal campaign sponsored by Drew Praster

December 15, 2020

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If you were lucky enough to meet or spend even a minute with Ade you know how truly special he was.  Ade lost his battle with cancer in June but his legacy, kindness and spirit for life continues to live on.  Ade was famous for his early, EARLY morning workouts even as he was going through treatment so for his birthday this year I wanted to honor him and celebrate his birthday by running 5 miles at 5 AM to raise money that will go directly to the Ade Ayodele Memorial fund which is closing in on it's goal to create a two year research fund in his honor!  Help me run a little faster and celebrate an amazing life while raising money for cancer research.  Thank you in advance for your donation!  To learn more about Ade's life and impact visit his Memorial Fund page here-->>

Thank you for visiting my fundraising page! I am excited to support the V Foundation for Cancer Research, an organization committed to declaring Victory Over Cancer®. The research the V Foundation funds is critical. By making a donation you will be supporting carefully vetted, cutting-edge research at prominent cancer centers nationwide. Will you join me in the fight against cancer by donating today? 

About the V Foundation for Cancer Research

The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded in 1993 by ESPN and the late Jim Valvano, legendary North Carolina State University basketball coach and ESPN commentator. The Foundation has funded more than $250 million in cancer research grants nationwide. The V Foundation awards 100 percent of direct donations to cancer research and related programs. The V Foundation’s endowment covers administrative expenses. The Foundation awards peer-reviewed grants through a competitive award process strictly supervised by a Scientific Advisory Committee. For more information on the V Foundation, please visit