Tap into your power to make a difference! The MMRF Race for Research: Washington, D.C. 5K Walk/Run unites multiple myeloma patients, family members, friends, and health professionals at this inspiring event to make an impact in the fight against cancer.
|Race Date:||Sunday, November 16, 2014|
|Race Location:||National Harbor, Fort Washington, MD|
|Race Start:||9:30 a.m.|
|Honorary Race Chair:||TBA|
|MMRF Spirit of Hope Honoree:||Nominate a Candidate! firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Team Information:||Team List|
|Find a Participant:||Participant List|
|Offline Forms:||Document Center|
|MMRF Race for Research Facebook:||Like our page on Facebook|
|MMRF Online Store:||Purchase items to raise awareness - MMRF Store|
|FAQ:||Browse our FAQ section|
|Contact Us:||email@example.com | 203-652-0208|
Race Day Information
|Race Location:||National Harbor, Fort Washington, MD [see map]|
|Directions:||Click Here to see Directions via car AND public transportation|
|Parking:||Parking with a Fee Available in National Harbor Area. Click Here for information.|
|Race Day Reg Fees:||Adults: $35 | Children (ages 6-17): $15 | Children (5 & under): No Fee|
|Water on Course:||Yes|
|Refreshments:||Water, bananas, granola bars|
|Dogs:||Yes. Must be leashed & start after runners|
|Strollers:||Yes. Must start after runners|
|Race Day Reg Time:||8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.|
|Pre-Event Program:||9:00 a.m.|
|Race Start Time:||9:30 a.m.|
|Post-Event Awards Program:||11:00 a.m.|
FUNDRAISING FOR THE MMRF
Thank you for supporting the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation by participating in the MMRF Race for Research 5K Walk/Run Program!
Completing your registration landed you at the Start Line. Take the next step with us by making a commitment to fundraise! Walking and running at this event will certainly help us create awareness for multiple myeloma, but raising funds for research is the most direct way you can have an impact on our progress and on the lives of myeloma patients everywhere.
The MMRF Race for Research Fundraising Kit is an easy to navigate document. It has EVERYTHING you need to know about our event, raising money, My Race Center and more. If you follow the fundraising guidelines and tips in this kit, we guarantee you will have a successful and meaningful race experience!
The Quick 20!: Fundraising Ideas will help you think outside the box as you embark on your MMRF Race for Research 5K Experience. Try to implement a few of these ideas into your fundraising campaign!
We are here to help you every step of the way!
Please do not hesitate to contact the MMRF Race for Research Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-652-0207/8.
About the MMRF Race For Research
Held annually in seven cities across the country -- Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Tri-State (New Canaan, CT), Twin Cities, and Washington D.C. -- this family friendly 5K walk/run raises both awareness and funds for multiple myeloma. Since its inception in 2001 in Chicago, the MMRF Race for Research program has raised more than $19 million to support the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation’s urgent work.Come walk, run or stroll with myeloma families, friends, patients and health professionals at this inspiring event which celebrates the progress we are making and offers a way for you to support the critical work the MMRF is doing to extend the lives of patients and find a cure.
About the MMRF
The MMRF was founded in 1998 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization by twin sisters Karen Andrews and Kathy Giusti, soon after Kathy was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, an incurable blood cancer. The mission of the MMRF is to relentlessly pursue innovative means that accelerate the development of next-generation multiple myeloma treatments to extend the lives of patients and lead to a cure.An outstanding 90% of total budget goes directly to research and related programming. The MMRF has been awarded Charity Navigator’s coveted four star rating for 11 consecutive years, the highest designation for outstanding fiscal responsibility and exceptional efficiency.The MMRF has facilitated unprecedented accomplishments including helping to bring six new drugs to market that are now standard therapies for patients with multiple myeloma and being used or explored as treatments for other cancers.
Spirit of Hope Award
The MMRF Spirit of Hope Award is given at every MMRF Race for Research 5K event to individuals who inspire hope with their perseverance and show extraordinary commitment to the MMRF and our mission.
Do you know someone who should be considered to be a Spirit of Hope Honoree? If so, please email email@example.com and tell us their story.
The MMRF Race for Research: Washington D.C. 5K Walk/Run began in 2003 and has raised close to $2 million for the MMRF since its inception. The event provides a great opportunity to experience the strength and spirit of dear friends and family, volunteers, runners, and walkers of all ages joining together to enjoy a spectacular day and make a difference.
Washington DC Race Photos