Runner Begins Fundraising Run Across Country

Runners World/May 14th, 2014

When Garth Watson landed in Los Angeles, he saw the Pacific Ocean for the first time since he was in the sixth grade. Then he turned around and started to run home to Pennsylvania.

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The New York Daily News/May 10th, 2014

“(I) saw all of the great things they were doing to bring researchers together from a variety of institutions to team up in this important fight,” he said. “It made me realize that we truly can make a difference and fight back against the horrible things in life.”

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Running With Purpose

The Huffington Post/June 20th, 2014

Today (May 23), more than 300 miles into my grueling transcontinental journey and after having just completed yet another 10-mile run in the blazing heat, my feet are in excruciating pain and I’m totally exhausted. I have another 20 miles to run before the day ends, and another 2,700 miles before it’s all said and done.

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Stand Up To Cancer (Facebook Update)

Stand Up To Cancer/June 14th, 2014

The amazing Garth Watson is running across the entire USA to support SU2C! He started in California, and as of today has already crossed Colorado! Click below to read a blog of his journey, and cheer him on!

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Athlete Stands Up To Cancer In Run Across America

Actionhub/May 20th, 2014

So far, Watson has raised more than $4,400. He continues to run with the help of friends and family who are traveling in a support car. And, according to his blog, he has once again found his place. “After all the years of fighting the age-old question of purpose, I’ve realized that the way for me to help may have been something I’ve been doing for a long, long time. Running with purpose,” he said.

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Coast2Coast Run Against Cancer

Examiner/May 21st, 2014

Garth Watson, 24 of Red Bank, New Jersey has made a concerted effort to dash across America, in an effort to assist with fund raising for Stand up to Cancer. Watson is no stranger to running. In fact, he ran track in both high school and college.

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