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Marrowforums Sat Feb 3, 2018 07:12 PM

Los Angeles 2018 March for Marrow 5K Run & Walk, April 28, 2018
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The 9th annual Los Angeles March for Marrow 5K Run & Walk, a fundraising and awareness event to benefit the AAMDSIF, will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Shoreline Village in Long Beach, CA, with the Queen Mary and the beautiful marina in full view. It will be a day of fun connecting with fellow patients and families.

The event will include:
  • March for Marrow Walk
  • March for Marrow 5K Run
  • Group photo
  • Team photos
  • Silent auction
  • Inspirational speakers
  • Awards
  • Moment of Remembrance
  • Art projects for kids
  • Music
  • Be The Match marrow donor signups
  • Lunch and refreshments
Marrowforums members are invited to support the AA&MDSIF by donating to Team Marrowforums. Just click the DONATE button.

Please help spread the word about this annual fundraiser. You are welcome to register and attend March for Marrow as well.

100% of all donations through Team Marrowforums go directly to the AAMDSIF.


We will walk or run along the scenic marina in Shoreline Village. Walkers can choose either the 1-mile or 2-mile route.

Onsite registration begins at 6:30am for the 5K Run and 8:15am for the Walk. The 5K Run starts at 8:00am. The program will begin at 8:00am and the Walk will begin at 10:00am.

The Walk registration fee is $30 for adults and $20 for age 14 and under. 5K Run registration is also $30 for adults and $20 for age 14 and under. You can register for both events for $40 -- $20 off!

How to Support March for Marrow

We hope you'll donate to Team Marrowforums and support the AAMDSIF!

For full event details, see the event page. If you have questions, post them in this thread.

If you plan to attend this event, post in this thread to let other families know to look for you!

After the event, let us know what you thought of it.

Neil Cuadra Mon Feb 5, 2018 10:47 AM

Ruth and I will be at the L.A. March for Marrrow.

We look forward to meeting some Marrowforums members at the event.

Marrowforums Mon Apr 23, 2018 03:36 PM

The Los Angeles 2018 March for Marrow 5K Run & Walk is this coming Saturday.

Forecasters predict a sunny day with a high of about 70 degrees. Photo ops in front of the Queen Mary should be perfect.

We'd love to have you join the fun in person, but you can also support the walk without attending.

Please join Team Marrowforums and help support bone marrow failure disease patients and their families.

Marrowforums Thu Jun 14, 2018 01:18 AM

Results are in!
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The Los Angeles 2018 March for Marrow raised about $38,000 for the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

Walk and 5K run registrations, team fundraising, donations, sponsorships, the silent auction, and our first-ever poker game all contributed to the total.

Team Marrowforums raised $1,637.45.

Thank you to everyone who participated!

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