2023 Distance Challenge Winners

More than 1300 participants went the distance in the 2023 Expect Miracles Foundation Distance Challenge May 15-21. This event broke a new threshold in fundraising to deliver an outstanding impact for the cancer community, raising more than $925,000. We congratulate the winners for their race week achievements and notable fundraising efforts, and thank all participants for their support of the cancer community!

Congratulations to the 2023 Winners

Thank you for going an extraordinary distance for the cancer community!

 

Distance Challenge Winners 2023

Top Fundraising Organization

$86,164 Funds Raised

Top Organization Participants

396 Participants

Top Organization Miles Overall

8,894 Miles

 

Allspring Global Investments

Top Individual Fundraiser

 

Christine Chigounis

$46,543 Funds Raised

 

Managing Director, COO & Senior Relationship Manager, Asset Manager Relationships

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Winning Categories

Top Fundraising Team

Meet Team 6-Pack

 

$116,871 Funds Raised

Team Member One

Jeff Duckworth, $34,185

Distance Challenge Winners 2023

Team Member Two

Brian Kelley, $27,182

Distance Challenge Winners 2023

Team Member Three

Brett Davenport, $24,535

Distance Challenge Winners 2023

Team Member Four

Sandy Bolton, $16,292

Distance Challenge Winners 2023

Team Member Five

Harvey Rosen, $8,320

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Team Member Six

Zach Flechtner, $5,978

Distance Challenge Winners 2023

Top Team Mileage

Biking

Corporate

Allspring Investments

878 Miles

Distance Challenge Winners 2023

Top Team Mileage

Run / Walk

Corporate

Team Merrill and Friends

1,126 Miles

Distance Challenge Winners 2023

Top Team Mileage

Overall

Corporate

Allspring

Legal, Risk, Compliance and Audit

1,842 Miles

Distance Challenge Winners 2023

Top Team Fundraising

Friends and Family

be good. be strong.

$18,587 Funds Raised

Jennie Sheridan, Team Captain

 

Distance Challenge Winners 2023

Top Team Miles

Run/Walk & Overall

Friends and Family

Walking for Waldenstrom

366 Miles, $6,352 Funds Raised

Team Captain, Randi Frazin

Distance Challenge Winners 2023

Top Team Miles

Biking

Friends and Family

Team Manion

232 Miles, $5,404 Funds Raised

Team Captain, Ann Manion

 

Distance Challenge Winners 2023

Top Miles, Individual Bike

Ryan (James) Marvell

Team Citi

702 Miles

 

Distance Challenge Winners 2023

Top Miles, Individual Run

Billy Eckert

Team Citi

111 Miles

Distance Challenge Winners 2023

Thank you Presenting Sponsors

About Expect Miracles Foundation

Expect Miracles Foundation rallies the financial services industry and beyond to invest in life-saving cancer research while advancing the financial and emotional health of people impacted by cancer.

Make Miracles

Join us in the fight against cancer and be part of the community that is making miracles happen today. Your donation is an investment in our Innovation and Discovery Funds, which invests in life-saving cancer research, and EMF's SAMFund, which provides financial assistance for young adult cancer survivors.

Invest in Hope

Corporate sponsors lead our life-saving mission and gain access to influential business networking opportunities at EMF events, which range from galas to golf tournaments and more. As a sponsor you can cultivate relationships in the financial services industry while having a life-changing impact on the cancer community.