Strides for Lupus 5K
Start: Saturday, August 3, 2013 @ 9:00 AM (EDT)
Durham , NC 27707
Registration Closing Date
Thursday, August 1, 2013 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)
This is a new race for the Triangle area which will be run on the Duke University Campus. =Proceeds from the event will benefit Gateway Charities, Inc., whose mission is aimed at mitigating the financial burdens on patients diagnosed with lupus, increasing lupus awareness throughout the community, and maintaining a comprehensive support network.
Competitive vs Recreational Entrants
Participants have a choice of competing as a recreational or competitive entrant. Competitive entrants will be issued a chip, be eligible for awards and will receive an official time. Recreational entrants will not receive an official time, but they will be able to see their finishing times on a digital clock at the finish line.
Awards will be given to the top male and female finishers in each of the folloeing age divisions: 9-under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39,40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70-over.
Gateway Charities, Inc. will forever strive to decrease the number of patients diagnosed with Lupus who are unable to access treatment, medication, and services due to the lack of financial resources.