I'm running the 2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon with Team Brave Like Gabe! I appreciate any and all of your support as I work toward raising $500 and more imporantly than, awareness to this amazing story and organization. If you are unable to donate, no worries! Follow @bravelikegabe on Instagram or Twitter and feel free to track me on October 10!
Gabe's story and legacy mean a lot to me. I have been supporting from afar since 2017 and have kept her determination and passion for running through adversary as inspiration to pursue my own running goals.
Support rare cancer research and empower all cancer survivors through physical activity!
"Brave Like Gabe” started as a hashtag to support professional runner Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald as she sought treatment for her third battle with an incurable rare salivary gland cancer in 2017.
As a professional runner and rare cancer advocate, Gabe founded The Brave Like Gabe Foundation to share her story, inspire others to connect and do the same, and to make a difference in the cancer community.
During her cancer journey, Gabe experienced firsthand many of the challenges faced by rare cancer patients and the need for dedicated research funding.
She also felt strongly that running and physical activity were like medicine during all phases of her cancer journey.
Gabe passed away in June 2019 and her legacy with the foundation continues to inspire others to share their own struggles while also helping to find better more effective treatments for rare cancer.