Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

Past Run/Walks

2019 Minnesota 5k SCADaddle© For Research

September 7, 2019

Our 2nd annual Minnesota 5K SCADaddle© for Research fun run/walk on September 7th were a great success, raising thousands of dollars for much needed research. There were over 400 registered participants including 40 survivors and 40 members of The Ruhberg’s Heart Beats On team who participated in memory of Dick Ruhberg. All participants received a SCADaddle© medal as they crossed the finish line at Battle Creek Regional Park, St. Paul MN.
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2019 National (IL) 5k Annual SCADaddle© for Research

June 8, 2019

Our National chip-timed run/walk on June 8, 2019 at Danada Forest Preserve in Wheaton, IL was a great success, raising thousands of dollars for research!
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2019 SW Florida/Sarasota 5K Sunset SCADaddle© for Research

March 29, 2019

Thanks to the hard work of many, our 2nd chip timed Southwest Florida 5K SCADaddle© for Research at Payne Park in Sarasota, FL was very successful. Thousands of dollars were raised for research!
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2018 Minnesota 5k SCADaddle© For Research

September 22, 2018

The first annual SCADdaddle© weekend on September 21-22 in St. Paul, MN was a fun and very successful weekend.
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2018 West Coast 5k SCADaddle© for Research

September 8, 2018

The fourth annual SCADdaddle© weekend September 7- 8 in Carlsbad, CA was another amazing weekend. The weekend kicked off on Friday evening with a Survivor Meet & Greet, which provided an opportunity for survivors to meet others in person who also live with SCAD.
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2018 Lehigh Valley 5k SCADaddle© for Research

August 11, 2018

The third annual SCADdaddle© weekend August 10-11 in Lehigh Valley, PA was another smashing success. The weekend kicked off on Friday evening with a Survivor Meet & Greet, which provided an opportunity for survivors to meet others who can relate to living with SCAD.
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2018 National (IL) 5k SCADaddle©

June 2, 2018


The 2018 National chip-timed run/walk marked our seventh annual 5K in Illinois. This year’s SCADaddle© for Research once again took place at Danada Forest Preserve, Wheaton, IL. Participants from across the US and Canada ran/walked on Danada’s USATF certified crushed limestone course. There were 330 registered participants, including 48 survivors and a number of supporters walking in memory of those who did not survive (SCAD Angels).
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2018 SW Florida/Sarasota 5k SCADaddle for Research©

April 14, 2017

Thanks to the hard work of many, especially survivor and chair Tracee Murphy, our 1st annual Southwest Florida 5K SCADaddle© for Research on April 14 in Sarasota, FL was very successful. Due to the generosity of individuals, organizations and businesses, the SCADaddle raised about $25,000 for research!
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2017 West Coast (CA) 5k SCADaddle

September 8, 2017

The weekend began on Friday, Sept. 8 with a Meet & Greet for survivors, their supporters and families whose loved ones did not survive. Bob Alico, founder of SCAD Research, welcomed survivors and talked about future plans. He accepted a donation from survivor Theresa Cole’s daughter whose school had a Penny Drive and raised $800 for SCAD Research.
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2017 Lehigh Valley PA 5K SCADaddle

June 10, 2017

Thanks to the hard work of many, our 2nd Lehigh Valley 5K SCADaddle for Research on June 10 in Bethlehem, PA, was very successful. Over 175 participants registered this year including 19 survivors as well as those who walked in memory of Meagan Edelman Duarte. Due to the generosity of individuals and businesses, over $35,000 was raised!
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2017 National (IL) 5k SCADaddle

May 17, 2017

The 2017 national chip-timed run/walk marked our sixth annual 5K in Illinois. This year’s SCADaddle for Research once again took place at Danada Forest Preserve, Wheaton, IL. Participants from across the US and a survivor from Sweden ran/walked on Danada’s USATF certified crushed limestone course. More than 290 participants registered including 40 survivors.
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2016 New Jersey 5k SCADaddle

April 30, 2016

SCAD Survivors and supporters gathered on April 30, 2016, at 9:30 am for the first 5K SCADaddle for Research in New Jersey! The run/walk took place at Winding River Park in Toms River, New Jersey. Participants came from various states along the East Coast and raised well over ten thousand dollars for research and an additional large donation is expected.
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2016 National 5k SCADaddle

April 30, 2016

The 2016 national chip-timed run/walk marked our fifth annual 5K in Illinois. This year’s SCADaddle for Research once again took place at Danada Forest Preserve, Wheaton, IL. Participants from across the US and a survivor from Sweden ran/walked on Danada’s USATF certified crushed limestone course. More than 325 participants registered including over 40 survivors.
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2016 Aussie SCADaddle

April 3, 2016

The first Annual 5km SCADaddle for Research fun run/ walks took place in four States across Australia on April 3, 2016. More than 250 people attended raising over $9,800 AUD ( $7000 USD) for SCAD Research! What started out as an inquiry from an Aussie survivor about organizing a 5km in Sydney to raise money for research grew into four 5km events on 3rd April.» Read more

2015 West Coast SCADaddle

October 3, 2015

Our first annual West Coast 5K fun run/walk took place October 3, 2016 at beautiful Carlsbad, California and it was a huge success. There was over 190 registered participants including 32 survivors coming from the states of California, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Washington and British Columbia. Thousands of dollars were raised for research.» Read more

2015 SCADaddle

May 2, 2015

Our 2015 fourth annual national chip-timed 5K took place on an USATF Certified crushed limestone course at beautiful Danada Forest Preserve in Wheaton, IL. The 2015 5K set new records including: Over 320 registered runners and walkers; 56 survivors from across the US, Canada and Sweden; A male survivor attended for the first time; Largest number of financial sponsors; Silent auction with 43 entries.» Read more

2014 SCADaddle

May 3, 2014

The third annual national 5k event was a first in more than one way. In order to accommodate our growing number of participants, we moved to beautiful, historic St. James Farm Forest Preserve. St. James Farm, located in Warrenville, Illinois, is just outside of Naperville where we held our past two events.» Read more

2013 Walk

May 5, 2013

Another successful 5K Walk/Fun Run for SCAD Research was enjoyed by all on May 4, 2013 at Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve, Naperville, IL. On a beautiful spring day over 160 participants gathered to raise money for SCAD research and education and to reconnect with each other. Many returned this year along with new participants. » Read more

2012 Walk

May 4, 2012

Our first annual 5K Walk for SCAD Research was a great success! Almost 150 participants gathered on May 5, 2012 at Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve, Naperville, IL to raise money for research and to form bonds of friendship and support. » Read more