• RunTough for Team Tommy

    RunTough for Team Tommy

    The 3rd Annual RunTough for Team Tommy event on Saturday, Sept. 28, raised more than $30,000 for The ChadTough Foundation, funding Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma and pediatric brain cancer research. Combined with the funds raised at the 6th Annual RunTough for ChadTough honoring Chad Carr and the ColtStrong Fun Run honoring Colt DelVerne, we raised more than $280,000 for DIPG and pediatric brain cancer research.

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  • Tommy’s Story

    Tommy Ruddy was born on Nov. 11, 2010. He was outgoing, loved sports, and had an incredible, giving spirit.

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  • Tommy and Tom

    Tom Running for Tommy in Chicago

    Tom is running the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon in honor of Tommy. As part of that event, he is fundraising for The ChadTough Foundation, which raises funds and awareness for pediatric brain tumor research with an emphasis on diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG).

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  • Team Tommy has Raised More Than $145,000 for DIPG Research

    Donations, sponsors, individual fundraising events, and RunTough for Team Tommy have all contributed more than $145,000 to DIPG research through The ChadTough Foundation. Additionally, marathon runners (including Tom Ruddy) have run on behalf of Tommy, raising more than $30,000 for Team ChadTough, and Facebook fundraisers have raised more.

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The ChadTough Foundation

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