CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – “Smiles for Sophie Forever” honors a little girl who died at age 4 of childhood brain cancer.
The race was held at Walker Road Park in Avon Lake to honor a little girl who died of childhood brain cancer at age 4 and to raise money for families dealing with childhood cancer and for research into a cure. .
This fourth of July would have been Sophie’s 18th birthday. It is the last year that the race will be held for Sophie.
Research shows that brain tumors are the most common cancer in babies and children.
19 News’s own Nichole Vrsansky entered the race to help organizers support families who have children battling this deadly disease.
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