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2018 BT5K Chicago

KBC leading Team KBC in 2017
KBC leading Team KBC in 2017


We are walking for TEAM KBC for the second year in a row! We raised over $90,000 in eight days last year. We can do this again!!!

On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 with no previous symptoms and just 73 days shy of her wedding, Katie passed out at home. She woke up, called her doctor and went to the emergency room. Following a series of tests, doctors discovered a tumor in the top right side of her brain, and scheduled surgery for removal.

On Thursday, March 30th, Katie underwent a successful surgery at Northwestern hospital to remove the tumor and wait for pathology results. The results were not what doctors had expected, Katie's tumor was a rare Glioblastoma that started as low grade and quickly morphed into a grade 4 aggressive tumor.

Now, almost one year later, Katie has completed treatment and has a handfull of clear MRI's in her pocket. We pray for many more clear scans! When someone you love goes through the unimaginable, you fight back.

Please join the cause. Walk, run or donate. Now for the support and donations for a cancer we can eliminate. Walk with us on Sunday 4/22/18 to end brain cancer! We are walking and raising funds for Katie Bishop, Brandon Starkoff, Melissa Benham, Jane Pope Cooper, Rachel Kuna, PJ Lukac, Julianna Schafer, Matt Hickle [our late uncle] and so many others. We need this to be a thing of the past.


The more the merrier! I’m inviting all my friends to join my team in support of the nearly 700,000 people currently living with a brain tumor. You can join my team by clicking the join button on the right.


If you can’t make it to the BT5K Chicago on April 22, 2018, please consider donating to the American Brain Tumor Association in support of the team’s efforts. Click the donate button on the right. Thank you in advance for your support of our efforts on behalf of brain tumor patients, their families, and the researchers pursuing the breakthroughs.


XXOO, KBC and family

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