Until It's Done

Take Great Strides to help us cure cystic fibrosis

Find a Walk

We can't wait to bring the CF community together for Great Strides!

Every 2021 CF Foundation event will feature virtual components and experiences to help make a difference for people living with cystic fibrosis. All in-person, outdoor events must adhere to strict requirements to minimize the risk of COVID-19 infection. Please review the attendance policy for CF Foundation events.

Register today and stay up to date on how your chapter plans to safely bring the community together and make CF stand for Cure Found.

Until It's Done

Take Great Strides to help us cure cystic fibrosis

Find a Walk

We can't wait to bring the CF community together for Great Strides!

Every 2021 CF Foundation event will feature virtual components and experiences to help make a difference for people living with cystic fibrosis. All in-person, outdoor events must adhere to strict requirements to minimize the risk of COVID-19 infection. Please review the attendance policy for CF Foundation events.

Register today and stay up to date on how your chapter plans to safely bring the community together and make CF stand for Cure Found.

Together, we have raised

Help us get to our goal of for Great Strides, CF Cycle for Life, CF Climb, Xtreme Hike, and Team CF.

Great Strides provides a fantastic opportunity for family, friends, students, and colleagues to come together and make a difference. The event harnesses the power of people with a shared vision and encourages collaboration, team building, and leadership, as we take steps to find a cure for cystic fibrosis.

Your participation in Great Strides matters a lot! We don’t just want to treat CF, we want to end CF.

The time is now. Together, we can cross the finish line.

Why We Stride

Get to know one of our CF Fighters! Our CF Fighters are the face of Great Strides, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s largest national fundraiser. These fighters, who have cystic fibrosis, are committed to helping raise awareness and fund research by fundraising for Great Strides so that someday, we can cure CF.

2021 National Great Strides Ambassadors

Lydia Sand National Great Strides Ambassador


Lydia Sand
Nebraska

Lydia Sand is an adult living with cystic fibrosis from Omaha, Nebraska. Her involvement with the CF Foundation began in 2001 with the formation of her Great Strides team, “Team Lydia.” In 2019 and 2020, she served as the local ambassador for the Omaha Great Strides walk. Lydia is also a member of the adult advisory council.

 

Emerald and Sapphire Pierre

Emerald and Sapphire Pierre
Louisiana

Emerald and Sapphire Pierre are 4 year old twins from south Louisiana. Diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at six weeks old, the twins attended their first Great Strides walk in Lafayette with their mom, Crystal, who wanted to learn more about the CF community. Over the past four years, “Team Shine Bright,” has been proud to help raise awareness of cystic fibrosis.

 

 

National Teams

Help spread awareness and grow your fundraising potential by forming corporate teams and family teams in your local community and across the country fostering pride and camaraderie as you make a difference for those living with CF.