Gift of Life's Steps for Life 5K Run & Walk (with Superhero Sprint for kids 6 and under)


Event Name: Gift of Life Steps for Life 5k Run & Walk Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018 Event Link: Event Description: Gift of Life’s Steps for Life 5k Run & Walk at Chestnut Hill Reservoir (behind Reilly Memorial Rink), is the only 5k in the Boston area solely dedicated to raising awareness for bone marrow and blood stem cell transplants. Gift of Life uses funds raised at Steps for Life to add new donors to the worldwide bone marrow registry. Registering one volunteer donor costs $60, and it is thanks to the generosity of our supporters that we can continue our lifesaving work! Please join us for a Superhero Sprint for children, a certified and timed 5k with awards given to top finishers, and witness a joyful first meeting between a donor and recipient. Please register today and help us get everyone involved, swabbed and cured! Price: Students $15 when registering online (includes shirt); $20 on the day of the event Adults $30 when registering online (includes shirt); $35 on the day of the event Kids FREE (6 and under) ***The Superhero Sprint will be held at 9:15 a.m. before the 5K. All children ages 6 and under are encouraged to join and costumes are welcome. Sprinters will receive a free Gift of Life cape and a Superhero Sprint finisher medal. Start Time: 8:00 AM EST End Time: 12:00 PM EST Event Location: Chestnut Hill Reservoir (behind Reilly Memorial Rink) Event Address: 355 Chestnut Hill Avenue, Brighton, MA 02135 Telephone Contact for the Public: 561-982-2926 Event Timeline: 8:00 am – Registration 9:00 am – Welcome Ceremony 9:15 am – Introduction of transplant recipient to donor 9:30 am – Kids Superhero Sprint 9:45 am – 5k Run & Walk 11:00 am – Celebration & Awards

Sun April 29, 2018 08:00 am To Sun - April 29, 2018
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