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Old Thu Jan 29, 2015, 07:43 PM
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Los Angeles 2015 Hope, Steps & A Cure 5K Run and Walk, April 25, 2015

Los Angeles 2015 Hope, Steps & A Cure 5K Run and Walk, a fundraising and awareness event to benefit the AA&MDSIF, will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Shoreline Village in Long Beach, CA. It will be a day of fun connecting with fellow patients and families.

The event will include:
  • Hope, Steps & A Cure Walk
  • 5K Run
  • Silent auction
  • Inspirational guest speakers
  • Moment of Remembrance
  • Art projects for kids
  • Music
  • National Marrow Donor Program signups
  • Lunch and refreshments
Marrowforums members are invited to register for the event and/or donate to the fundraiser via the Team Marrowforums page, and to help spread the word about this annual fundraiser. 100% of all donations through Team Marrowforums go directly to the AA&MDSIF.


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 7:00am for the 5K Run and 8:15am for the Walk in front of the Wheel Fun Rentals (see map). The 5K Run starts at 8:00am. The program and Walk will begin at 9:30am.

The registration fee is $25 per person for the Walk, $30 for the 5K Run, or $40 for both. Virtual Walkers (supporters who won't be at the event) are the same price: $25. Kids 14 and under can register for the Walk for only $20.

Each Walker and Virtual Walker is encouraged to set a personal fundraising goal and invite friends and family members to sponsor you online.

How to Sign Up

See the next post for sign-up instructions. We hope you'll join Team Marrowforums and support the AA&MDSIF!

For full event details, including hotel and parking information, see the event page. If you have questions, post them in this thread.

If you plan to attend the 5K Run or the Walk, post in this thread to let other families know to look for you!

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