Our Mission:To improve the quality of life of those who suffer with headache and migraine disorders through fundraising for quality research and the promotion of patient empowerment, community awareness, and local and national advocacy. 2017 Runnin' for Research - Morgantown, WV 2018 Races Morgantown, WVSept. 29, 2018 Kansas City, MOSept. 23, 2018 Denver, CODate to be determined Huntington, WVDate to be determined Cranberry Township, PASept. 29, 2018 Follow us on Facebook 2017 Donations In 2017, Runnin’ For Research was able to make the following contributions to support Headache and Migraine Research, Awareness, and Advocacy.$0,000American Migraine Foundation$0,000American Brain Foundation$0,000Migraine Research Foundation$0,000American Academy of Neurology, Hurricane Relief Fund for Affected Neurology Practices$0,000Children's Mercy Kansas City, Headache Clinic$0,000American Headache Society Resident Scholarship Fund 5 Reasons A Migraine is NOT Just a Headache 5 Reasons A Migraine is Not Just a Headache Migraine attacks can include a variety of symptoms beyond head pain.It is common to experience nausea or vomiting during migraine attacks.Migraine symptoms last minimum 4 hours, but can last for months.Headache is only one of the 4 potential phases of a migraine.Unlike headaches migraines are often associated with aura, which can result in severe visual disturbances, difficulty communicating, motor weakness, among other symptoms. Facts & Figures - Migraine Knowledge Facts & Figures Migraine Knowledge Chronic migraine affects approximately 2% of the world population.Migraine affects three-times as many women as men, with this higher rate being most likely hormonally-driven.Migraine is more prevalent than diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined.Migraine is the least publicly funded of all neurological illnesses relative to its economic impact.About 4% of boys and girls in pre pubertal age suffer from migraine. As children get older there is a predominance among girls.