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August 2021

Standup for the Cure

August 6 - October 31
Virtual

Join us virtually this summer and fall to stand up and make an impact on breast cancer research right here in West Michigan! Grab your family, friends, co-workers and colleagues and choose three days between August 6 and October 31 to show up and Standup for the Cure your way. All proceeds from this exciting event benefit local breast cancer screenings and related services as well as breast cancer research at Van Andel Institute. This year, team and individual micro-events…

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October 2021

Virtual Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

October 3
Virtual

Sign up today for a complimentary entry and join an incredible trans-Atlantic team of runners raising funds for Parkinson’s disease research! The Virtual Virgin Money London Marathon is making a return this year, and Van Andel Institute has teamed up with U.K.-based Cure Parkinson’s to give runners the opportunity to take on the world’s greatest marathon from the comfort of their hometown. Simply plan your course, download the official app, start fundraising and get running! Join the waitlist To take…

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Bee Brave 5K

October 9 @ 8:30 AM

Join us Saturday, October 9 at 8:30am for a 5K that’s making a difference right here in Grand Rapids!! 100% of race registration goes directly to fund Breast Cancer Research at the Van Andel Institute. Get registered by Sept. 30 for our in-person 5K run or walk, or participate virtually to receive this year’s super soft race shirt! Registration

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2021 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

October 10

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon will host a drawing this year for entry, with applications for non-guaranteed entry drawing and guaranteed entry applications open from Jan. 12 at 9 a.m. CT through 2 p.m. CT on February 18. If you apply to run for the Van Andel Institute Marathon Team during this time to obtain a guaranteed charity entry, your fundraising minimum will be $1,250. If you wait until after the drawing closes on Feb. 18 at 2 p.m.…

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November 2021

2021 TCS New York City Marathon

November 7

Take on the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon in celebration of the 50th anniversary on Sunday, November 7, 2021 as part of the Van Andel Institute Marathon Team!

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Gaming for Hope

November 13 - November 14

Gaming for Hope is a 24-hour gaming marathon that will be held virtually, beginning at 10 a.m. November 13 to November 14, 2021. All proceeds from the event will support Van Andel Institute’s biomedical research and K–12 and graduate education programs. Gaming for Hope will include: A Streaming Marathon Tournaments: FIFA 21 on PlayStation 4 (Single Player), Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) Featured streamers: Several streamers will be featured throughout the event…

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October 2022

Virgin Money London Marathon 2022

October 2, 2022
London

Sign up today and join an incredible trans-Atlantic team of runners raising funds for Parkinson’s disease research! The Virgin Money London Marathon is returning in-person in 2022, and Van Andel Institute is teaming p with U.K.-based Cure Parkinson’s to give runners the opportunity to take on one of the world’s greatest races! Join the Waitlist In exchange for access to this incredible experience, we ask you to commit to raising $7,000 to support Parkinson’s research through VAI and Cure Parkinson’s…

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