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Hundreds Of Racers Honor Girl Who Died From Brain Cancer

-- Hundreds of people converged in North Huntingdon Township on Saturday in honor of a Westmoreland County girl who died from an incurable form of brain cancer two years ago.  Read more...

Annual 'Race For Grace' Held In North Huntingdon

NORTH HUNTINGDON (KDKA) -- A local family is fighting to end pediatric brain cancer after their 5-year-old daughter passed away from the disease in 2008.  Read more...

Picture-perfect weather greets Race for Grace participants

NORTH HUNTINGDON TWP., Pa. -- When the snows hit in early February, organizers of the third annual Race for Grace were concerned that the weather would affect the turnout for the event.  Read more...

Race For Grace Draws Huge Turnout

NORTH HUNTINGDON TWP., Pa. -- Nearly 1,000 runners turned out for the “Race for Grace” on Saturday to honor the memory of Grace Ekis.  Read more...

Reflections in the News

Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Annual Race For Grace will be Saturday in North Huntingdon (March 14, 2010)

Race for Grace moves on in Norwin (March 20, 2009)

Students remember with valentines (February 20, 2009)

Foundation keeps N. Huntingdon girl's memory alive (January 2, 2009)

Norwin girls soccer team's locker room contains tribute to friend (October 24, 2008)

Norwin Relay nets $101,000 (September 12, 2008)

Norwin Relay for Life team surpasses goal (July 25, 2008)

Breakfast benefit for American Cancer Society (July 18, 2008)

Community urged to 'paint the town' for Relay for Life (July 18, 2008)

Families and health care facilities use Internet to keep up connections (July 7, 2008)

Relay for Life fundraiser honors memory of Grace Ekis (June 20, 2008)

Students join 'Dream Team' in fight against cancer (March 14, 2008)

North Huntingdon child's indomitable spirit 'will live on in so many'(February 16, 2008)

Hot Hannah Montana ticket helps cancer patient (December 28, 2007)

Relay for Life at Norwin participant logs 52 miles (July 27, 2007)

Friends of North Huntingdon family join Relay for Life team to show support (July 6, 2007)

 

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Race For Grace (March 5, 2009)

Ken & Jean's family celebrates long love affair with dance (June 19, 2008)

Relay for Life teams take long walk for cancer survivors (May 15, 2008)

The Holiday List (November 27, 2007)

photo only, taken Christmas 2005, but reprinted coincedentally

 

Norwin Star

Race for Grace organizers hope to help those dealing with rare illness (March 19, 2009)

Grace Ekis inspired community with her courage (February 20, 2008)

Students plan race to benefit North Huntingdon family (November 28, 2007)

Princess party a dream come true for local girl (September 19, 2007)

Students help girl with cancer (May 9, 2007)

 

WPXI news (NBC)

Race For Grace Draws Huge Turnout (March 28, 2009)   Click here for WPXI.com full-screen video of the story.

Family, Friends Say Goodbye To Grace Ekis (February 20, 2008)

 

The Daily News / Trib Total Media

 

NHT foundation helps kids with cancer stay in the race (September 13, 2011)

courtesy of The Daily News/Trib Total Media