About Huntsman Heroes

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned athlete, be part of a community of dedicated individuals who want to make a meaningful impact in the fight against cancer. Join us as a walker, runner, skier, or cyclist in one of our signature or partner events, or become a Virtual Hero and embark on your own athletic journey. 100% of fundraising dollars are used to further cancer research at Huntsman Cancer Institute.  

100% of funds raised are used to further cancer research at Huntsman Cancer Institute, and all donations are tax deductible.

 

Team Benefits

  • No Event Fee
    • Huntsman Heroes covers event costs with partnered events
  • Guaranteed Event Entry
    • Skip the lottery, our team has guaranteed entry to events like Little Red Riding Hood and LOTOJA
  • Weekly Training Events | running November – May | cycling March – June
    • Meet with team coaches who set up training routes and provide course support
  • Training Guide and Schedule
  • Team Jersey
  • Personal Fundraising Web Page
    • Reach your fundraising goal by collecting and tracking donations online
  • Fundraising Incentives
    • Team jerseys, jackets, cycling bibs, and more!
  • VIP Tent at the Finish Line
    • Celebrate your victory with food, cold drinks, and massages when you cross the finish line

Fundraising Requirements

As a member of the Huntsman Heroes team, you agree to raise a minimum amount for certain events and distances. Don’t worry, fundraising is easier than it seems! We have lots of tips and tools to help you go above and beyond your fundraising goal in our TOOLKIT.

  • 5K  - $150
  • 10K - $300
  • ½ Marathon, Marathon, Cycling Ride -  $500
  • LOTOJA $1,000

Note: Pink Park City, and the Huntsman Sports Festival don’t have minimum fundraising requirements to participate.

Fundraising Incentives

The best incentive for raising money is that we are that much closer to eradicating cancer. To add a little more fun to the mix, check out these incentives!

$500 – Huntsman Heroes Team Jersey

$1,000 – Huntsman Heroes Team Jacket or Cycling Bibs

Training

From beginners to seasoned athletes, our annual running and cycling training programs will help you take on a variety of endurance challenges. Our team coaches create a schedule and map out weekly training routes to make sure you are confident and ready for race day.

Why Support Huntman Cancer Institute

With management of the Utah Population Database (UPDB), HCI houses the world’s largest repository of health and genealogic records in the world. More genetic mutations for inherited cancers have been discovered at HCI than anywhere else in the world. The genes for breast, ovarian, melanoma, head and neck cancer, colon cancer, and more, all discovered here. LEARN MORE

By funding efforts to better understand the beginnings of cancer and more effectively treat cancer, you help relieve suffering and improve the quality of life for cancer patients, survivors, and their families when you give. Cancer patients, caregivers, and donors are encouraged to come together in a myriad of ways to fight cancer individually and collectively through fundraising programs and events like Huntsman Heroes.

Contact Us

EVENTS TEAM
events@huntsmanfoundation.org
801.584.5800

JEN MURANO
Director of Events
jmurano@huntsmanfoundation.org

ELFI ORTENBURGER
Running Team Coordinator
coachelfi@aol.com

SOLOMON BRUMBAUGH
Cycling Team Coordinator
sbrumbaugh@huntsmanfoundation.org

Mission Statement

Huntsman Cancer Foundation's sole purpose is to raise funds to support the mission of Huntsman Cancer Institute, which is to understand cancer from its beginnings, to use that knowledge in the creation and improvement of cancer treatments, to relieve the suffering of cancer patients, and to provide education about cancer risk, prevention, and care.