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Team O2 breathe - Teaming up to find a cure for pulmonary hypertension
Participating in a 5k, swim, triathlon or other endurance event? Join Team O2 breathe to raise funds and awareness for PH.

O2 breathe events are an opportunity for the PH community to come together to learn how to better live with PH and raise awareness of the disease in their local communities. O2 breathe events bring caregivers, patients and medical professionals together in major cities across the U.S. to raise urgently needed funds for lifesaving research and support programs that help the estimated 30,000-plus Americans that are affected by this unpredictable and potentially life-threatening disease.

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Upcoming California Chapter Events

June 29, 2015: 8th Annual Wojo PH Classic Events – Swing 4 the Cure Casino Night, Aliso Viejo
July 26, 2015: The San Francisco Marathon
First half marathon and full marathon spots on Team O2 breathe are very limited. Claim yours today!
Sept. 20, 2015: RCP Tiburon Mile Swim
Sept. 26, 2015: Santa Barbara O2 breathe Walk
Oct. 10, 2015: Inaugural Greater Sacramento O2 breathe Walk
Oct. 17, 2015: Foam Glow 5K, San Jose - PHA California Chapter and Foam Glow have partnered together. For every volunteer PHA provides, Foam Glow Run will donate $75 to the PHA California Chapter. For more info or to volunteer email
Nov. 7, 2015: Monrovia O2 breathe Walk
Nov. 14, 2015: Long Beach O2 breathe Walk
Nov. 20, 2015: Blacklight Run, Irvine - PHA California Chapter and Blacklight have partnered together. For every volunteer PHA provides, Blacklight Run will donate $75 to PHA California Chapter. For more info or to volunteer email
Fall, 2015*: O2 breathe Gala Los Angeles

Recent California Chapter Events

June 6, 2015: 6th Annual RACE 2 CURE PH – Taylor Caffrey Memorial 5K Run/Walk, Anaheim Hills
May 2, 2015: San Diego O2 breathe Walk
March 29, 2015: San Francisco O2 breathe Walk
March 26-28, 2015: 8th International Conference Neonatal and Childhood Pulmonary Vascular Disease – San Francisco, CA

Upcoming Lone Star Chapter Events

July 11, 2015 Take a Shot at PH - Creekwood Shooting Center, Conroe TX | View the Flyer
August 1, 2015 Houston Black Light Run, 4pm-11pm Sam Houston Race Park. PHA Lone Star Chapter and Black Light have partnered together. For every volunteer PHA provides, Black Light Run will donate $100 to PHA Lone Star Chapter. For more info or to volunteer email
Oct. 3, 2015 "BAL DU MOULIN ROUGE" O2 breathe Gala - JW Marriott Houston Downtown
Oct. 16, 2015 Take a Swing at PH Golf Tournament - Kingwood Country Club, Kingwood, TX.
Nov. 14, 2015 9th Annual Zebra PHest 5K and 1M Family O2 Breathe Walk - Coppell, TX

Upcoming Midwest Chapter Events

Blue Lip Kiss for PH – Visit the Blue Lip Kiss page to view the video and take the challenge!
Sunday, July 12, 2015: PHA Midwest Junior Board Bottle & Bottega, Lakeview Studio– Chicago, IL
Thursday, July 16, 2015: Chick-Fil-Spirit Night - Indianapolis, IN
Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015: 3rd Annual Steps for Stripes, Greater Milwaukee O2 breathe Quarter Marathon – Brookfield, WI
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015: O2 Glow Night Walk California Pizza Kitchen Fundraising Night - Arlington Heights, IL
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015: Denim and Diamond for PHA – Higginsville, MO
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015: 2nd Annual Greater Detroit O2 breathe Quarter Marathon – Shelby Township, MI
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015: PHA’s 5K “PHun” Run and Walk - Jasper, IN
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015: O2 breathe One Morning, One Mission- Kickin' Pulmonary Hypertension – Alma, MO
Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015: 3rd Annual O2 Glow Night Walk and Dance Party – Palatine, IL
Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015: 2nd Annual Greater Indianapolis O2 breathe Quarter Marathon – Carmel, IN
Sunday, Oct, 11, 2015: 2nd Annual Team O2 breathe Bank of America Chicago Marathon – Chicago, IL
Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015: Inaugural Kansas City 5K, an O2 breathe Event - Kansas City, MO
Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015: St. Louis O2 breathe Hearts PHor Hope Gala – Maryland Heights, MO
Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015: Trivia PHun Event – Coralville, IA
Monday, Nov. 9, 2015: Buffalo Wild Wings Junior Board Fundraising Night - Chicago, IL 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Recent Midwest Chapter Events

Saturday, June 20, 2015: Quad Cities O2 breathe Fun Walk – Moline, IL
Tuesday, June 9, 2015: PHA Midwest Junior Board Meet & Greet at Southport Lanes - Chicago, IL
(If you would like to join, please email to RSVP or get more information)
Friday, June 5, 2015: 2nd Annual Chicago O2 breathe Golf Outing – Mundelein, IL
Thursday, May 14, 2015: St. Louis 54th Street Fundraising Night – Florissant, MO
Saturday, May 9, 2015: Annual Take a Breath for PH: Half Marathon, 10K, 5K – DeWitt, MI
Sunday, May 3, 2015: 4th Annual CVS Health Stride for a Cure, O2 breathe Quarter Marathon – Elk Grove Village, IL

Upcoming NY-Philly Chapter Events

Sunday, Sept. 20: Baltimore O2 breathe Walk at the Maryland Zoo
Sunday, Sept. 20: Power for PH Walk
Sunday, Oct. 4: Philadelphia O2 breathe Walk at the Philadelphia Zoo
Sunday, Oct. 10, 2015: Rock 'n' Roll Brooklyn™ 1/2 Marathon
Nov. 2015: 3rd Annual O2 breathe Gala

Recent NY-Philly Chapter Events

Sunday, May 31: NYC O2 breathe Walk at the South Street Seaport
Nov. 6, 2014: O2 breathe Gala, New York, NY


PHA thanks our National O2 breathe sponsors:

Diamond sponsor: Actelion logo
Platinum sponsor: Bayer Logo

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