I have Diabetes

Approximately 41,000 people in Virginia are diagnosed with diabetes every year, with 1.4 million nationwide. In 2001, I became part of that statistic. Now, I need your help to raise funds for Diabetes research and education.   D. Eugene Thompson  

Our Mission

To enrich the lives of those who struggle with diabetes through motivation, encouragement, education, and coaching.  



How You can Help

We ask for your support and donation,
so we can provide help, guidance and motivation.

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Regaina and Eugene Thompson
RUN EUGENE RUN is a 501c3 tax exempt charity.

Current Challenges

Challenge #1
50 Mile Challenge

On September 16,2017 Eugene will run 50 miles here in Va. Beach. Our challenge to you is to run and log 50 miles between July 4th and September 16th. 

Challenge #2
Run Richmond

Join us for a race in Richmond November 11, 2017: Choose from the VCU 8K, Markel Richmond Half Marathon, or the Anthem Richmond Marathon. 

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