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Old Fri Apr 5, 2019, 03:05 PM
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Los Angeles 2019 March for Marrow 5K Run & Walk, April 27, 2019

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It's been a decade!

The 10th annual Los Angeles March for Marrow 5K Run & Walk, a fundraising and awareness event to benefit the AAMDSIF, will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2019 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
  • Refreshments
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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. 5K Run registration is $35 for adults. You can register for both events for $45 -- $20 off! There are discounts for students, age 12 to 21, and for children under age 12.

For $5 extra you can play poker while you walk. Draw a card at each stop. The best hand wins a prize!

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.
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Old Sun Apr 28, 2019, 08:15 PM
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March for Marrow Los Angeles 2019

The 10th annual Los Angeles March for Marrow was successful in all respects, bringing together patients, supporters, and volunteers, raising awareness, gathering signups for Be The Match, and fundraising for the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

Fundraising teams and individuals raised nearly $20,000 (including a new record of over $2,200 for Team Marrowforums). The silent auction raised over $3,200. We'll announce the event total, with registrations and other donations, when the results are in.

This year's featured champion was PNH patient Camilla Ricci. Watch her interview on ABC news.

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