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2nd Annual Shine 4 the Spine 5K Glo Run
Sat, Aug 16, 2014
About This Activity
Thank you for supporting the Mike L. Jezdimir Transverse Myelitis Foundation. We are dedicated to finding a cure and prevention for this rare spinal cord disease. We feel confident that by working with the scientists and researchers at UAB that one day we will be free from a disease that is so traumatic on patients and families.
Can you imagine being a 1-2 year old just learning to walk when all of a sudden you are in terrible pain and then become paralyzed. Your parents immediately rush you to the emergency room of the nearest hospital. The doctors tell them they are baffled and that they have never seen anything like this before. You are suddenly faced with trying to help a very young child understand a lifetime of pain, fatigue, rehabilitation and uncertainty about a future. Young or old really doesn’t matter when the outcome is so bleak.
Event details and schedule
Check in on August 16, 2014 from 7:00PM-7:50PM. The 5k race is scheduled start at 8:00PM.
5K Race divisions: Just for fun, not a timed event.
Thank you for participating and helping us in finding a cure for the kids.