Uplifting Athletes Blog

Northwestern Chapter forced to call an audible then smashes annual Lift for Life fundraising goal

Northwestern University
Northwestern Chapter forced to call an audible then smashes annual Lift for Life fundraising goal

Less than 24 hours before the annual Northwestern Chapter Lift For Life was about to hit the practice field, the student-athlete led Wildcat Chapter leaders were forced to call an audible. A Chicago a…

Diagnosis of rare disease cancer free kickstarts annual Nebraska Football Uplifting Athletes Road Race

University of Nebraska
Diagnosis of rare disease cancer free kickstarts annual Nebraska Football Uplifting Athletes Road Race

Four days before the Nebraska Football Uplifting Athletes Road Race, the Husker football community received some great news to set the table for the fourth annual event in Lincoln. Grady Simants, an 8…

Maryland Chapter seventh annual Lift For Life set for July 28th

University of Maryland
Maryland Chapter seventh annual Lift For Life set for July 28th

The Maryland Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its annual Lift For Life event on Thursday, July 28th. Lift For Life is the signature fundraising event for the Uplifting Athletes nationwide netwo…

NC State Chapter uses player-run practice as Lift For Life event to support rare disease community

North Carolina State University
NC State Chapter uses player-run practice as Lift For Life event to support rare disease community

For the second consecutive year the NC State Chapter used its player-run practice to hold its annual Lift For Life inside the Close-King Indoor Practice Facility Wednesday night. This was the sixth Li…

Rare diseases get a day in the sun at 14th annual Penn State Chapter Lift For Life

Penn State University
Rare diseases get a day in the sun at 14th annual Penn State Chapter Lift For Life

A sun-splashed Saturday greeted Nittany Lions fans for the 14th annual Uplifting Athletes Penn State Chapter Lift For Life event at the lacrosse field on campus. The packed grandstand full of blue and…

Northern Arizona Chapter excited for inaugural Lift For Life on July 29th

Northern Arizona University
Northern Arizona Chapter excited for inaugural Lift For Life on July 29th

The Northern Arizona Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its inaugural Lift For Life event on Friday, July 29th. Lift For Life is the signature fundraising event for the Uplifting Athletes nationw…

Clemson Chapter second annual Lift For Life was an early wake-up call to serve the rare disease community

Clemson Chapter second annual Lift For Life was an early wake-up call to serve the rare disease community

Even before the sun was up Friday morning in Death Valley, members of 2016 Clemson Tigers football team and the entire strength and conditioning staff were busy working out to help others. The second…

Syracuse Chapter third annual Lift For Life set for July 20th at 7 p.m.

Syracuse University
Syracuse Chapter third annual Lift For Life set for July 20th at 7 p.m.

The Syracuse Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its annual Lift For Life event on Wednesday, July 20th. For the second consecutive year, the Syracuse Chapter Lift For Life will be open to the pub…

Third annual Florida State Lift For Life set for July 27th at 4 p.m.

Florida State University
Third annual Florida State Lift For Life set for July 27th at 4 p.m.

The Florida State Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its annual Lift For Life event on Wednesday, July 27th at 4 p.m. at the Seminoles indoor practice facility. Lift For Life is the signature fun…

Fourth annual Nebraska Football Uplifting Athletes Road Race set for July 17th

University of Nebraska
Fourth annual Nebraska Football Uplifting Athletes Road Race set for July 17th

The fourth annual Nebraska Football Uplifting Athletes Road Race is scheduled for Sunday, July 17 outside of Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. Sponsored by the Lincoln Track Club, the Nebraska Football Upl…