A MESSAGE FROM Bone Health & Osteoporosis Foundation
The Bone Health & Osteoporosis Foundation (BHOF) is the leading health organization dedicated to preventing osteoporosis and broken bones, promoting strong bones for life, and reducing human suffering through programs of public and clinician awareness, education, advocacy and research. Established in 1984, BHOF is the nation’s largest health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health.
BHOF is honored to be an official charity partner of the 2023 TCS New York City Marathon. The BHOF 'Be Bone Strong' team is a group of inspired, dedicated runners committed to showcasing the critical importance of bone health throughout the lifespan. These devoted runners will raise awareness and encourage others to prevent osteoporosis and broken bones by taking steps to promote strong bones for life, including starting a running program!. This is a cause near and dear to their hearts.
Osteoporosis is a major public health threat for an estimated 54 million Americans. Studies show that one in two women and up to one in four men over age 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis in their lifetime. In the U.S., more than 2 million broken bones are caused by osteoporosis annually. Our Be Bone Strong team will work to raise much-needed funds to help BHOF improve patient care, support those who have broken bones due to osteoporosis and educate the public about this chronic but preventable disease.
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE 'BE BONE STRONG' TEAM!