Linzi Easter Run for Lymphoma


Event Date

Sat, Sep 22, 2018


Olive Branch, MS


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Linzi Easter Run for Lymphoma

$25 $30 Closed

About This Activity

"I lost my wife, Linzi, to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma on her birthday, September 18, 2015. I have no regrets about our time together or the choices we made leading up to her departure from this world, but my hopes are that we may help to find a better way to treat lymphoma, a type of cancer that hardly gets the same attention and research as its deadly associates.Perhaps one day, little girls like my Lila won't have to grow up without their mommy. Perhaps one day, husbands such as myself and families such as mine and hers, won't have to deal with the weight of such a loss. Perhaps one day, we'll find a cure to lymphoma."

-Gabe Easter

"This is a 5K race to help raise money for Lymphoma Research. We want to do what we can to help find a cure for lymphoma, to honor Linzi, and to help others suffering from this disease."

-Andrea Pope

This race is also the second race of the North Mississippi Race Series

T-shirts guaranteed to those who pre-register by September 15th, 2018.

Pre-registration is $25

Race day registration is $30

Awards will be presented to overall male and female finisher, as well as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each gender age group.

Age groups for males and females are: 9 and under, 10-14,15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 and older.

**Race will be timed using chip timing.

PRE-RACE PACKET PICK-UP AND REGISTRATION will be at the Olive Branch YMCA in the Conference Room from 5-7 pm on 09/21/2018. Race day Pick up and registration will be from 6:30-7:30 AM at the Olive Branch YMCA.

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