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Rare Disease Foundation Fundraising Fall Classic Run
October 26, 2019 @ 8:30 am
The Rare Disease Foundation is partnering with UBC Rec and BC Children’s Hospital Foundation for a new and exciting event – a non-profit organized marathon! This is a replacement for the community event Lace-Up for Kids we participated in annually in the past.
Money raised will go directly the Rare Disease Foundation Microgrant program. As you know, research is care because pre-existing treatments are almost never available for their unique disorders. Rare Disease Foundation’s collaborative Translational Care model drives patient-based, treatment-focused research projects from disease characterization to treatment with greater efficiency.
The Rare Disease Foundation will have an information table at the event and a group of our volunteers will be running the coat check area.
What: Fall Classic Run (21.1KM, 10KM, 5KM)
Vancouver’s only marathon event that is wholly organized by local non-profits and supported by volunteers.
Part of the Great Trek Festival: a new festival that that celebrates the tradition of student leadership and advocacy, and recognizes the rich history of the Musqueam people on the lands of the UBC Vancouver campus.
Music, cultural performances, beer garden and traditional Musqueam food.
When: Saturday October 26th
Time: 8:30am (half marathon start); 10:30am -1:30pm (festivities)
Where: UBC Campus, AMS The Nest buidling
How to participate:
- If you are a runner, consider registering
- If you know a runner(s) – encourage them to register!
- Watch this website to watch the donations coming in to support the Rare Disease Foundation or consider making a donation: https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/bc-childrens-hospital-foundation1