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Patrick Shipley

Patrick Shipley

Why I Run

I am participating in the San Diego Undy RunWalk on March 3, 2018 at Mission Bay Park.

This years event will be my 6th year as I #RunWalkBrave in the San Diego Undy 5000 Run/Walk on my behalf of my partner, soulmate, bestfriend and husband Rich Bessette. He is my ROCK!

On January 10th, 2013, Rich was diagnosed with stage III Colon Cancer, and just 11 days later, January 21st, he went in for surgery to remove the mass and 10 inches of his colon. On March 4th, aggressive chemotherapy treatments began for the next 6 months. Just days after beginning the first round of chemo, Rich wanted to participate in the 2013 San Diego UNDY 5000 to meet and talk with others going through this. It was a tough day, but he made it through the walk. Rich is a true SURVIVOR. In October 2013, following the completion of his treatment, his Oncologist gave him the news....


To make a donation to my campaign, please click the link below, your donation supports the Colon Cancer Alliance’s life-saving programs and services providing financial assistance and screening to those in need.

I've raised over $42,000 the past 5 years and my goal for this year is to hit $47,000.

Thank you for all you love and support!


For more information on the Undy Run/Walk, please visit or the Colorectal Cancer Alliance's website at

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raised of $7,000 goal

Recent Donations

1. Mark MacBain
Great job Patrick.. great cause.. and all for a great man!
2. Wendy Brown
In memory of Gary Shipley
3. George Isbell
4. Patrick Shipley
5. Kathleen Fogarty
6. Terry Payton

Team We Can Do This