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Old Sat Jul 9, 2016, 10:57 PM
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Washington DC March for Marrow 5K Run and Walk: December 10, 2016

The Washington DC March for Marrow 5K Run & Walk, a fundraising and awareness event to benefit the AA&MDSIF, will take place on Saturday, December 10, 2016 in Washington DC. It will be a powerful, uplifting walk and run promoting community awareness about bone marrow failure diseases and raising essential funds for AA&MDSIF patient programs and services.

The event is dedicated to Richard Wallace Carr, who died of aplastic anemia in 2010.

The event will include:
  • March for Marrow 5K Run
  • March for Marrow Walk
  • Team photos
  • Inspirational speakers
  • Group photo
  • Moment of Remembrance
  • Awards
  • Light refreshments and light lunch

East Potomac Park/Hains Point (Google map)

You can register for the event and/or donate to one of the fundraising teams. Please help spread the word about this fundraiser. 100% of all donations through go directly to the AA&MDSIF.

Onsite registration begins at 6:00am. The 5K Run starts at 7:00am and the Walk at 7:30am, after welcoming comments. The program will continue afterward and end with a farewell at 9:15am.

The registration fee is $35 per person for the Walk and/or $35 for the 5K Run. Virtual Walkers (supporters who won't be at the event) are the same price: $35.

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

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For full event details, including metro information, 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 Mon Dec 12, 2016, 07:15 PM
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A Successful Walk!

The March for Marrow DC was a success. Despite cold weather, 221 walkers and runners, and virtual walkers from all over the country, raised over $255,000 for the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation.

Donations are still accepted.

A photo gallery is available on Facebook.
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