August 2 - 7th, 2022
Sole 2 Soul for MPN

CURE®, the Canadian MPN Research Foundation, and our counterparts in the United States, the MPN Research Foundation have created an Adventure program, Sole 2 Soul for MPNs, an opportunity to raise funds and awareness for MPN research.

 

Hikers will embark on an inspirational, life changing, and community building adventure for patients with MPN blood cancers, their loved ones, survivors, advocates, and medical professionals. The empowering hiking adventure offers participants with an opportunity to redefine what’s possible after a cancer diagnosis, while joining a welcoming team that challenges their personal limits and widens their circle of support. Applications are now closed, and we are grateful for the wonderful response!

 

There will also be a training climb, which is an opportunity for all participants to meet each other, from June 26-28th, 2022. It is highly encouraged that all participants attend this training climb.

 

The event has been sponsored by three pharmaceutical partners whose investment will cover the cost of all participants travel and lodging in its entirety, as well as logoed hiking gear. The cost of meals will also be covered while at Waterton National Park.

 

This will be a true team event and with participants from both the United States and Canada, our goal is to bridge the gap between care and bring the MPN community together. The entire event and training climb will be filmed by videographers and we will be able to utilize this footage for our use after the event. That said, all participants will need to be open to being on film and sharing their story.

 

The CURE organization will be spearheading all the media relations and promotion of this event and is looking after all trek logistics.

 

Learn more at https://www.curetoday.com/cure-adventures/sole2soul.

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Inaugural Trek details:

Date: August 2-7, 2022

Location: Waterton National Park, Alberta, Canada

Hike: 10km hike each day, for 3 days (total of 30 kms hiked)

 

Requirements: all participants will need to fundraise a minimum of $5,000 and will be asked to write 3 blogs

 

Financial Investment: $40 insurance fee. Participants are required to wear hiking boots so you will need to purchase these if you do not currently own a pair.

Event Partners

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Thank You To Our Corporate Sponsors

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Patients

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Researchers

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