Saturday the 16th was the first Annual Jared Johnston Fun RUN/WALK Event held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Castle Rock, Colorado.
People of all ages showed up to run or walk in support of Jared.
The weather was cooperative with sunny skies and a mild breeze to help keep people cool.
There was plenty of barbecue and cool drinks, along with live music to keep everyone going during the day’s activities.
Jared was surprised when Mitch Jelniker, anchor from channel 7 News showed up to present him with the Every Day Hero Award for 2011.
Jared’s cancer has not stopped him from giving back to the Rocky Mountain Childhood Cancer Foundation.
Jared is very active in the organization and is a board member.
Jared touches people’s lives where ever he goes.
Jared has touched all of our lives here at the foundation with his warm personality, positive attitude and great sense of humor.
Here is a short video from the day’s events.
Click Here for 7News presentation video and article with Jared.