Sign Up And Take The 2022 Dempsey Challenge
Show McDreamy some love, and help people here in Maine who are battling cancer!
The 13th Annual Dempsey Challenge is almost here. On the weekend of September 24th & September 25th, people from all over the world will come together and participate in this event to make life better for people who are living with cancer.
This in-person event located in Lewiston, features a 5K/10K run walk on September 24th and ride events on September 25th. With the virtual event you can complete it from anywhere and in any way you choose.
The Dempsey Challenge 2022, will offer both local and global options to meet you where you are! Run, walk or ride on Dempsey Challenge weekend.
Register as a Local Challenger or Global Challenger. You’ll be supported and encouraged every step of the way as you complete your own Dempsey Challenge, regardless of how you choose to participate.
Organizers with the Dempsey Center hope to raise $1.5 million for the center.
Register for the Local Challenge or the Global Challenge, and you will be supported and encouraged every step of the way as you complete your own Dempsey Challenge, regardless of how you choose to participate.
Find out all the details at their website
In 1997, Patrick Dempsey's mother, Amanda, was diagnosed with cancer, and when she passed in 2014, he helped start the Patrick Dempsey Center at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. In 2009, when Dempsey introduced the first Dempsey Challenge, which features cyclists, runners and walkers. It has become an annual event in the Lewiston area, raising millions of dollars over the years.
Dempsey was born in Lewiston and grew up in the nearby towns of Turner and Buckfield. He, of course, is best known for his role as neurosurgeon Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd in Grey's Anatomy, and has been in quite a few hit movies over the years, including "Outbreak", "Scream 3", "Sweet Home Alabama", "Made of Honor", "Valentine's Day", "Transformers: Dark of the Moon", and "Bridget Jones's Baby", and my personal favorite, "Can't Buy Me Love."