Who We Are

werun22q began in 2015 as a running team that raised awareness and funds for the Dempster Family Foundation/The 22q Family Foundation. We are mamas, dads, aunts, uncles, siblings, grandparents, and friends of someone with 22q. As of 2020, we have…

About 22q

What is 22q11.2 deletion? 22q11.2 deletion syndrome is a chromosomal abnormality that can cause a wide range of health and developmental issues, including heart defects, breathing issues, problems with the gastrointestinal tract, immune and endocrine systems, differences in the palate,…

Sponsor a Mile

We are beyond humbled and thrilled to get to run for members of our 22q community! Our goal is to have each of the miles we are running dedicated to a different member of our community and the only way…

Latest News

86 Days to Go…

Today is February 12, which means that in 86 days, #werun22q will be toeing the line of the Ragnar Cape Cod road race! As we’ve updated on Facebook, this year #werun22q is proud to field TWO teams of runners –…

The Moment You’ve All Been Waiting For!

Here they are! The final mile assignments for Ragnar Great Midwest 2019! You should be able to figure out your runner and the approximate time of your mile! We’ll be posting all over social media this weekend – check out…

This is Why We Run

Not exactly the texts you want to get from your child while driving home from work. Or ever, when you feel like you have done everything right to not make him promises, never lied to him about his abilities, tried…

86 Days to Go…

Today is February 12, which means that in 86 days, #werun22q will be toeing the line of the Ragnar Cape Cod road race! As we’ve updated on Facebook, this year #werun22q is proud to field TWO teams of runners –…

Learn More

The Moment You’ve All Been Waiting For!

Here they are! The final mile assignments for Ragnar Great Midwest 2019! You should be able to figure out your runner and the approximate time of your mile! We’ll be posting all over social media this weekend – check out…

Learn More

This is Why We Run

Not exactly the texts you want to get from your child while driving home from work. Or ever, when you feel like you have done everything right to not make him promises, never lied to him about his abilities, tried…

Learn More