Strides 4 CMV - Boston

Event Date

Sun, Jun 7, 2020

Address

Boston, MA

About This Activity

Description: Please join us for the Inaugural family-friendly 5k run, walk and roll for CMV awareness. Congenital Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is the most common viral infection, occurring in about 1 in 200 births, and the leading non-genetic cause of hearing loss that infants are born within the US. Every pregnant woman is at risk of acquiring CMV, and only 9% of women know about it! 100% of the event proceeds will be allocated to the National CMV Foundation’s efforts to promoting awareness, providing access to resources and sharing prevention information to eliminate congenital CMV!
Packet Pickup/Race Day Reg: Will open on event day at 8:30AM. No pre-packet pickup will be available unless otherwise noted.
Fees:
Early Bird Registration: $25 through 4/6
General Admission: $30 through 5/9
Late Registration: $35 through 6/6
Youth Under 15 – $20 (No price increase)
Virtual Registration – $15
Team Category: Own a business? Part of a running club? This is an easy and fun way to recruit your friends. Teams must consist of at least 4+ people. Prizes will be awarded for the largest & fastest team.
Course:  The event will start and finish at Fielder Field.
Participants will head west on Dr. Paul Dudley White Path/Charles River Esplanade. Turn around just past the fitness park and return to the park via the path closest to river.
Swag: All pre-registered participants by 6/1 will be guaranteed a custom shirt.
Awards:
Top 3 M/F finishers in the 5K run
Top Individual Fundraiser
Top Team Fundraiser
Largest Team
Fastest Team – Cumulative time for the top 4 runners
Race Festivities: Light refreshments will be available for participants. A slew of local and corporate vendors will be on site and of course our MC/DJ will be keeping us entertained throughout the course of the event.
Beneficiary: 100% of the net proceeds will be allocated to the National CMV Foundation.
Can’t make the event? But would like to make a contribution? Checks can be made payable directly to: The CMV Foundation and mailed to: High5EM, co: Ashley Steeves, 3 Pond Hill Rd, Amesbury MA 01913.
Weather: This event will take place rain or shine! 
Event Contact: High5EM | 978-594-7050 | info@high5em.com

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