Race For SHADE

Event Date

Sun, Mar 30, 2014


Henderson, NV

About This Activity

Please join us on March 30, 2014 at Equestrian Park South in Henderson, Nevada for the Third Annual Race For SHADE.  This 5K Run/Walk benefits Outrun the Sun, an organization that is fiercely fighting melanoma and other skin cancers through research and community awareness.

"Outrun the Sun, Inc. is dedicated to building national awareness of melanoma and other skin cancers, educating communities about preventative measures that reduce melanoma's incidence rate, and to raising funds for melanoma research, leading to effective treatments and a potential cure." -Outrun the Sun Mission Statement

The Touro University Nevada Dermatology Interest Group is proud to host this event and encourage Nevadans to make sun wise decisions about exposure and protection.

S-Sun Block, Applied Correctly and Frequently

H-Hats, Sunglasses and Protective Clothing

A-Avoid Tanning. Annual visits to the Dermatologist

D-Do Not Burn

E-Extra Caution Near Water, Snow and Sand

Outrun the Sun upholds a dedication to research.  Their efforts include the Outrun the Sun National Melanoma Research Scholar Program and the Outrun the Sun National Research and Education Forum.  In addition, Outrun the Sun has funded more than $131,000 for melanoma research at various institutions, including Harvard Institutes of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Mayo Clinic, University of Chicago, New York University, University of California Irvine, and Wake Forest University Medical Center.

Please join us in supporting this wonderful organization and help pass the word along about skin cancer prevention.  There will be many items to be raffled off and goody bags for each participant.  A fun time is sure to be had by all!

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