Free ME from Lung Cancer: Save Your Breath 5K – Augusta, ME

Free ME from Lung Cancer LogoDate: November 3, 2019
Time:  
7:00 – 11:30 am
Place: 
Kennebec Valley YMCA
31 Union St, Augusta, ME 04330

Come out to support Free ME from Lung Cancer! Choose between a 5k run on Augusta’s Rail Trail, or a walk in Capitol Park. A $100 cash award will be presented to the top overall male/female runners, with a $25 reward per top male/female age group. The first person to finish with a stroller will also receive a $25 prize.

For those with little ones, there will be a Kids Fun Run, hosted by the Children’s Discovery Museum. The Fun Run is for children ages seven and under  All children registered in the fun run will receive a medal from the Children’s Discovery Museum.

The registration fees for the 5k Run and Capitol Park Walk are $25 each. The Kids Fun Run is $5, which will be donated to the Children’s Discovery Museum. There will also be free childcare available during the event for registered participants. Those interested in childcare should register at least two weeks in advance.

To register online, click here.

Free ME from Lung Cancer’s asks that you please consider making an extra donation when you register or set up a fundraising page so that your family, friends, and coworkers can support your run.  Those raising $100.00 or more will get a free registration. Proceeds support the research, education, and community support Free ME from Lung Caner’s provides throughout the state. Some of their work includes their effort to help uninsured high-risk patients get early detection low dose CT scans, and moves to aid single-family low-income homeowners in accessing radon air abatement systems.

For more information, contact Deb Violette at (207) 215-9035, or learn more at www.freemefromlungcancer.com. You can also like Free ME from Lung Cancer on Facebook.