Santa's 5k Run/Walk For Kidney Awareness

1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Dec 16, 2017


Galax, VA


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5K Run/Walk

$25 $25 Closed

About This Activity

                                                       2017 Santa’s 5k Run/Walk for Kidney Awareness

This event is a 5k Run/Walk perfect for people of all athletic backgrounds.  With gorgeous Matthews State Forest as the scenic background, participants will be treated to a professionally organized event including timing, course photography and posted race results.  The best part?  All proceeds go to the American Kidney Fund to help patients in need.

Saturday December 16, 2017
9:00am start
Galax, VA – Matthews State Forest

The Inspiration Behind The Event
There are an estimated 11,500 patients receiving dialysis in the state of Virginia and nearly 2,500 of these patients receive some kind of direct assistance from the American Kidney Fund (AKF).  Fresenius Kidney Care has decided to create a community event to promote kidney health and awareness in our community and raise fund for AKF programs services.  With your generosity, the American Kidney Fund will continue to provide critical assistance to our dialysis community.

Highlights of the event include:

  • Race T-Shirt
  • Official timing
  • Online results posted
  • Live Band - Changing Lanes!
  • Bib numbers
  • Online and onsite registration
  • Prizes for the best Christmas costumes!
  • Top finishers in each age group will receive an award!
  • Award for highest fundraising team!

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