Lurie Cancer Walk, 20 Years of Celebrating Survivors
By Erin WhiteCancer Care/Oncology May 16, 2013
The celebration begins in Grant Park on South Columbus Drive and East Balbo Avenue with a timed 5K run beginning at 7:15 a.m. Walkers are encouraged to arrive by 8 a.m. for the festivities. The non-competitive three-mile walk steps off at 8:30 a.m.
Close to 800 survivors, Lurie Cancer Center physicians, scientists and health professionals will be among the 4,000 participants expected to attend. The festivities before and after the walk include a picnic, music, entertainment and an opportunity to sign the Dedication Wall. No pledges are required.
A $15 registration fee includes a T-shirt and refreshments. Registration is $25 on the day of the walk. There is no charge for children under 2 years old. Registration for the 5K run is $50 per person, which includes the walk registration fee. The 5K run is limited to 500 participants.
Learn more about the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University walk/run online.