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VIRTUAL 4th Annual Stefanie Ashdown Memorial
"Do Your Best" 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk

 

On September 19, 2020 Stef Ripple will host a VIRTUAL 4th Annual Stefanie Ashdown Do Your Best 5k! This race is our major fundraiser.  Funds raised through this race will be used to continue our mission of supporting ovarian cancer patients and their families. This past calendar year we, with our sponsor’s help and the participation of our nearly 500 race day participants have initiated the Stefanie Ashdown Ovarian Cancer Family Support Fund. This fund is in partnership with Johns Hopkins and fully funded by Stef Ripple. Financial assistance is provided to ovarian cancer patients of Johns Hopkins Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service for non-hospital related expenses. In addition, this fund is used to support ovarian cancer patients attending ‘A Journey of Courage and Hope for Patients and their Spouses’ retreat hosted by the Johns Hopkins Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service.

REGISTRATION

Register today at: https://runsignup.com/Race/MD/Arnold/4thAnnualStefanieAshdownDoYourBest5k

DONATIONS AND TEAM FUNDRAISING

We hope you are able to participate but either way please consider making a donation to a team fundraising page in support of our mission! You will be prompted to do so during the registration process or to go directly to the fundraising/donation area, click here. Your donation is eligible for a tax deduction.

Got friends and family in distant places? How about Grandma, Grandad, Aunts & Uncles? Please consider reaching out to them to encourage participation or a donation from them.

STAY CONNECTED

Also make sure you like our Facebook page so you won't miss out on more details and ways to get involved.

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Thank you to our 2020 Sponsors

We are currently looking for sponsors for this event. If you or someone you know can help us support ovarian cancer patients and their families please fill out the sponsor form or email us at info@stefripple.org. Thank you!

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Ripple Sponsors

Shop Joe's Seafood

In-Kind Donations

Shop the Cottage

Cancelled: Dine Out to Support Stef Ripple!

Update: Unfortuantely due to COVID-19 we have had to cancel this event. Please stay tuned for future dining fundraisers!

Location: O'loughlin Restaurant & Pub, 1258 Bay Dale Dr, Arnold, MD 21012

DineOutNight

The 3rd Annual Stefanie Ashdown Memorial
"Do Your Best" 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk

 

On September 28, 2019 we hosted the 3rd Annual Stefanie Ashdown Do Your Best 5k and 1 mile walk. Thank you to the 410 participants who came out to run/walk/volunteer/cheer, to those who couldn't come but supported with donations and kind words, to our volunteers who went above and beyond to make sure the race was a success, to our sponsors who graciously donated money and time and to the business community for the generous donations for our raffles and prizes. Together we raised over $15,000 to support ovarian cancer patients and their families. From the bottom of our hearts - THANK YOU!

Race Results

Race Photos

Photos from 2019 Race ~ Nana Sue Photography

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors

Photography Workshop for Kids!

 

On November 25th 2018, Stef Ripple is sponsoring a workshop with Nana Sue Photography - Healing Images for children of ovarian cancer patients. This workshop will focus on finding beauty in unforeseen places and using these images to create a pillowcase which will be put in a Kindness Box for an ovarian cancer patient! This workshop is free and lunch is included.

Space is limited. For details and to register please email nanasueblogger@gmail.com or visit nanasue.org. Looking forward to a fun workshop!

Workshop Photos

Workshop for Kids

Photos from 2018 Race

The 2nd Annual Stefanie Ashdown Memorial

"Do Your Best" 5k and 1 Mile Walk

 

The 2nd Annual Stefanie Ashdown Memorial “Do Your Best” 5k Run and 1 Mile Walk was a huge success! No amount of rain could dampen the spirits of all of the amazing supporters, sponsors and volunteers who came out. Although this is a very emotional event we know that Stef is with us and continues to be in awe of what we are doing together for ovarian cancer patients and their families!

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View Race Photos

Thank you to Nana Sue Photography, JLowe Photos and Emily Karcher Photography for capturing the spirits of the day! Feel free to download any pictures and please help us to spread ovarian cancer awareness by using the hashtags #stefripple #keeptheripplegoing #knowovarian #ovariancancerawareness #itwhisperssolisten

Runners at Do Your Best 5k
Photo by Nana Sue Photography

Stefanie Ashdown Memorial

"Do Your Best" 5k and 1 Mile Walk

 

On September 9, 2017 Stef Ripple hosted it's inaugural Stefanie Ashdown Memorial "Do Your Best" 5k and 1 mile walk. The race was held in Arnold, Maryland, beginning at the Belvedere Elementary school. Proceeds raised will be used to provide support to ovarian cancer patients and their families by funding camps and activities for their children.

This event was special in so many ways. From the kindness of the volunteers and sponsors to the 400+ who registered to Stef's son finishing first overall - It was truly amazing!Together we came together as a community, a family to spread ovarian cancer awareness and to honor Stef. Thank you all!

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View Race Photos

Keep the Ripple Going

Stefanie was always appreciative and the words “thank you” were frequently said by her. So, from her, and the Stef Ripple organization – “Thank you.”