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Great Pumpkin Run for Research
Reduce the risk of chronic illnesses like cancer and heart disease
Saturday, October 29, 2016 @ 8:00 am
Dress up, join the fun, and run to help loved ones with cancer!
The Great Pumpkin Run for Research is a 5K run and health walk, a half-mile kid's run, healthy lifestyle exhibits, face painting, Halloween costume contests, and a pumpkin decorating contest.
Gather all of your family, friends, and co-workers because the teams with the largest numbers of registered runners win cash prizes of $250, $150 and $100! Race begins at 8:00 am. Pre-registration for the 5K is $30 through Oct. 28, 2016, and $35 on race day. The half-mile kid's run is $25 through Oct. 28, 2016, and $30 race day.
All paid participants will receive the 2016 Great Pumpkin Run for Research longsleeved t-shirt. You can register through the LSU Health Sciences Foundation website by clicking here. Or, you can register at Sportspectrum located at 6970 Fern Ave in Shreveport.
All proceeds from the Great Pumpkin Run for Research stay in Shreveport to support cancer research at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center at LSU Health Shreveport. Fundraising projects allow Feist-Weiller Cancer Center to award research grants for LSU Health Shreveport's cancer researchers to develop their ideas. Scientists have leveraged $1.4 million raised locally into $14 million in national grants!
Find the Great Pumpkin Run for Research 2016 on Facebook.
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center • 1501 Kings Highway • Shreveport, LA 71103
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