5K Planned Sunday In Castle Rock To Benefit Cancer Patient Chase Hancock


THIS SUNDAY IN CASTLE ROCK YOU CAN RUN A 5K AND FIGHT CHILDHOOD CANCER. PROCEEDS WILL HELP CHILDRENS HOSPITAL AND A BOY NOW IN HIS THIRD BATTLE WITH CANCER. KATHY WALSH REPORTS, THE CHASE FOR GOLD IS ONE FAMILY’S WAY OF GIVING BACK. Reporter: THIS SUNDAY AT FOUNDERS PARK A SHOW GRATITUDE FROM 11-YEAR-OLD CHASE HANCOCK AND HIS FAMILY. THE 5K CHASE FOR GOLD IS THERE WAY OF PAYING IT FORWARD. IT IS A VERY NICE FEELING TO BE IN REMISSION. Reporter: CHASE HANCOCK CAN BE A KID AGAIN. HE WAS FORCED TO GROW UP FAST WHEN HE BATTLED STAGE III NON- HODGKIN’S LYMPHOMA. IT’S HARBERT YOU CAN GIVE UP. Reporter: CHASE ENDURED SIX ROUNDS OF INTENSE CHEMOTHERAPY. HIS MOTHER LAURA SAID HE WAS ADMITTED TO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL EVERY TWO WEEKS. WHAT THE HANCOX COULD DO WAS LEAN ON LOVED ONES. LAST OCTOBER CLOSE FRIENDS HELD A 5K. THE RACE FOR CHASE TO HELP THE HANCOX FINANCIALLY. TO SEE OUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY SUPPORTING US WAS VERY TOUCHING. Reporter: THE HANCOX JOINED THEIR FRIENDS TO CREATE A NEW 5K. CHASE FOR GOLD. GOLD REPRESENTS CHILDHOOD CANCER, FOUR IS THE PERCENTAGE OF FEDERAL CANCER RESEARCH FUNDING SPENT ON CHILDHOOD CANCER. AS FOR CHASE? WE ARE CHASING FOR TO STOP THE CANCER. Reporter: ALL DONATIONS WILL GO TO CANCER RESEARCH AT CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL COLORADO. THE REST FRUSTRATION MONEY WILL HELP FUND A GETAWAY FOR A CHILD. NOW FIGHTING LEUKEMIA FOR THE THIRD TIME. IT WILL GET HIS MIND OFF OF IT.

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