IL - Tyler Neppl

Tyler was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis or NF at a very young age. He has been affected by tumor growth since he was 3 months old. As you can see in the picture one tumor affects his sight in his left eye. If you have ever met this little ball of energy, you would not know that he has NF. He is too busy running, laughing, and playing with his big brother.

It is because of him and other children like him affected by NF that we are Racing4Research. Our goal is $6,500.

Neurofibromatosis is a condition that affects approximately 1 in 3,000 people. It is a genetic disorder of the nervous system that causes tumors to form on the nerves anywhere in the body at any time. NF can cause tumors, cancer, hearing loss, learning disabilities, epilepsy, bone deformities, vision impairment and chronic pain. There is no cure...YET!

Please help us reach and exceed this goal! Thank you in advance for your generous support!

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Meet Our R4R NF Heroes

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IL - Cole Rutter

IL - Cole Rutter

My name is Cole Rutter. I am 12 years old. When I was only a few weeks old, I developed café...

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IL - Tyler Neppl

IL - Tyler Neppl

Tyler was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis or NF at a very young age. He has been affected by tumo...

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AZ - Kyle Oden

AZ - Kyle Oden

Kyle was first diagnosed with NF1 in February of 2009. We took him to the eye doctor because we thou...

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AK - Holly Beeman

AK - Holly Beeman

Holly, is the first in our family with NF1.  The first time our family heard of Neurofibromat...

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CA - Andrew Vigil

CA - Andrew Vigil

Hi, my name is Andrew and I was diagnosed with NF1 when I was 5 years old. I am now 10 years old and...

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NC - Ethan Wray

NC - Ethan Wray

Our story begins, like so many others, with the news that parents never want to hear. Your chil...

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CA - Brenda McCool

CA - Brenda McCool

Join Brenda Paola McCool in her quest to find a cure for neurofibromatosis (NF). All donations wil...

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MO - Nicole Riley

MO - Nicole Riley

Nicole was diagnosed with a large Plexiform tumor in her lower abdomen and legs on her first birthda...

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NE - John Schafer

NE - John Schafer

Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on any nerve in your body at anyt...

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PA - Michael Zazula

PA - Michael Zazula

Welcome to Michael's Racing for Research page. The past year has been full of challenges, a test of ...

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GA - Katelyn Watkins

GA - Katelyn Watkins

My name is Sara Katelyn Watkins. I go by Katelyn but do have several nicknames that some people call...

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GA - Delaney Watts

GA - Delaney Watts

I still remember the day we found out Delaney has NF - 1. I think it is one of those memories you w...

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VA - Cameron Arnette

VA - Cameron Arnette

Cameron is a happy little 5-year-old boy. At such a young age, he is already a car enthusiast. He ha...

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UT - Wyatt Enman

UT - Wyatt Enman

My name is Wyatt and I have a disease called neurofibromatosis (NF1). This is a disease that effects...

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CA - Blake Robinson

CA - Blake Robinson

For the first year of his life, everything seemed normal. Blake was born at term via c-section, only...

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VA - Evan Perdew

VA - Evan Perdew

Evan was diagnosed with NF when he was 3 months old. In 2009, doctors found a large plexiform neuro...

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MA - Celia LaBarbera

MA - Celia LaBarbera

Looking at Celia, one only sees a vibrant, happy playful 6-year old girl who is bursting with lif...

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