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Lupus Walk for Hope and 5K Run – Rochester

Date(s) – 27 Sep 2014

Time – 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Where – Essex Park, Rochester, MN

Category – Annual Events

Funding research and support, stride by stride and side by side. Join the Lupus Foundation of Minnesota for our 14th Annual Lupus Walk for Hope and 5K Run – Rochester.

The Lupus Foundation of Minnesota (LFM) has funded lupus research for over 35 years. This event, and other LFM fundraisers, allows us to provide grants to prominent researchers in the field of lupus research. A portion of event proceeds will also support efforts to increase public awareness of the disease throughout Minnesota and beyond. LFM works to improve the quality of life for people affected by lupus through support, training, education and resource referrals.

5K RUN: (3.1 mile timed run)

$25 registration fee ($30 on event day)

The 5K is open to walkers or runners and will take you through woodlands, around streams, and throughout beautiful Essex Park on a combination of  paved and turf trails. Although this is a non-competitive 5K, (and not a certified distance,) times will be available to you onsite and posted on the Web following the event.

Registered participants receive a premier race shirt, race bib and timed results.

LUPUS WALK FOR HOPE:

FREE

Designed for people of all ages and abilities, the walk is approximately one mile. A shorter, gentler trail of paved paths will guide you through beautiful woods and along the waters of the beautiful park.  The walk is not timed. All participants will receive a 2014 Walk for Hope t-shirt.


REGISTRATION

Online registration (forthcoming) will allow you to:

  • Register as an individual or as a team
  • Create your customized fundraising page
  • Set individual and/or team fundraising goals
  • Have access to emails templates to send to your contacts to collect donations or invite others to join your team.

A MORNING OF FUN, FEATURING:

  • Walk for Hope (approximately 1 mile)
  • Lupus 5K (3.1 miles timed fun run)
  • Silent Auction
  • Program
  • Live Entertainment

SCHEDULE

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.           Registration/Silent Auction Opens

10:15 a.m.                             Welcome, Pre-Event Program and Warm-Ups

10:30 a.m.                             Lupus Walk for Hope and 5K Run Starts

Post Walk/5K           Program, Refreshments, Silent Auction, Entertainment


MORE INFORMATION FORTHCOMING. IN THE MEANTIME, FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Call LFM at 952-746-5151 or 800-645-1131 or info@lupusmn.org.

Thank you for your interest and support of the Lupus Foundation of Minnesota.  We look forward to having you involved.


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