Run To Live
Run To Live: race description
7th Annual 5K Walk/8K Run to LIVE
To benefit The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley
Welcome to the 7th Annual Walk / Run to Live to benefit the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the Ironton Rail Trail in Coplay.
For the last 6 years, this event has been a Lehigh Valley favorite of runners and walkers alike.
This is a fun and exciting event that brings the community together to help local families that are battling childhood cancer. It&rsquo,s a remarkable day filled with love and friendship, and we are delighted that you are looking forward to participating&hellip,either for the first time or once again.
This year&rsquo,s event will take place on April 2nd at the Ironton Rail Trail in Coplay and features an 8K run, a 5K walk, a raffle with fabulous prizes, music, food, entertainment, and a kids&rsquo, fun run and obstacle course for kids 12 and under.
Join us and help SPREAD THE GOLD for kids with cancer and their families!
7-8am Registration/Packet Pick-Up/Fruit and Snacks Available
8:30am 8K Run
9am 5K Walk
10:30am Kids Fun Run and Obstacle Course
11am Awards Ceremony and Post-Race Lunch and Refreshments
(Early packet pick-up on Friday, April 1st from 10am-7pm at Coplay Park Pavilion)
Location: Ironton Rail Trail/Coplay Park Pavilion at Front and Keefer Streets in Coplay, PA
Top 3 Male &, Top 3 Female finishers in the 8K Run ($75/$50/$25) (under 18 not eligible)
Top 2 Males &, Top 2 Females in these age groups: Under 18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Top Individual Fundraiser
Top Fundraising Team
Most Spirited Team
Each 5K Walk and 8K Run participant registered by 3/11 is guaranteed a t-shirt and goodie bag (people who register after that or in person on race day will be given one subject to availability), bibs are provided to runners, water stations are provided, free food, entertainment, community resource information tables, prizes!
The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley is a local 501c(3) non-profit foundation dedicated to helping children and families affected by pediatric cancer by providing free and unique programming and support during treatment, survivorship, and bereavement. We are focused on creating a loving and supportive cancer community for families whose lives have been forever changed by hearing the words, 'Your child has cancer.' We host events and activities to create free-of-charge opportunities for families to have fun and to find nurturing support within the pediatric cancer community. We have regular, ongoing programming like our Art Soup program and monthly Moms&rsquo, Night Out, as well as much-loved annual events like Big Top Circus and Camp Smile. PCFLV makes monthly visits to the inpatient pediatric floor at Lehigh Valley Health Network through our Chemo Circus/Golden Days program, armed with an array of arts and crafts, gifts, entertainment, and food to distract children during their treatment and to create happiness and smiles. We are also always available to make specially-requested and personalized visits to children during inpatient stays, as well as home visits. We provide individual and specialized assistance based on the needs of our families as well, often in the form of grocery and gas gift cards to help defray the often-unrecognized costs of dealing with a pediatric cancer diagnosis. Our fundraising events support this mission.