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Don’t miss these upcoming Run/Walks to Fight Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases

Don’t miss these upcoming Run/Walks to Fight Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases

The first #LymphWalk took place in New York 10 years ago. There are now #LymphWalks from coast to coast. Join us or donate to a Run/Walk near you at LymphWalk.org.

Massachusetts Run/Walk, May 18

Massachusetts Chapter Co-Chairs Catherine Holley and Lisa Palin are gearing up for the inaugural Massachusetts Chapter Run/Walk to Fight Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases, taking place Saturday, May 18, in Artesani Park in Brighton, just outside of Boston. This 5k route runs along the beautiful Charles River. Two on-site CLTs will offer lymphatic drainage for those wanting to "move their lymph." Water, healthy snacks, and tee-shirts (while supplies last) will be provided.
 
Check-in/registration starts at 8am in Artesani Park located 1255 Soldiers Field Road, Brighton. Discounts are available for the first 100 registrants with coupon code MAEARLY2019 on LymphWalk.org.

Dhruv Singhal, M.D., of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, was the recipient of the first LE&RN/ASRM Combined Pilot Grant and will be presented with the LE&RN Impact Award. 

Many thanks to our national and local sponsors, including Normatec, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, M&M Medical Supply, Blue Hills Wealth Management, and Spaulding Rehab. Massachusetts Chapter members are pictured above with co-Chair Catherine Holley at the New York #LymphWalk.

 

Party by the lake in Denver, Colorado!

Colorado Chapter Co-Chairs Angela Marquez and Marie Apodaca (along with DJ Drake!) know how to throw a party for the 3rd annual Colorado Run/Walk to Fight LE and LD around Sloan Lake in Denver on Sunday, June 2. Bianca Curtiss-Schmidt, an 11-year old with the Colorado Children’s Chorale, will sing the National Anthem. The opening ceremony will include speaker Dr. Lily Daniali of the Swedish Medical Center and the presentation of the Advocate Award. 
 
Check-in/registration for this 5K starts at 8am. Discounts are available for the first 100 registrants with coupon code COEARLY2019 at LymphWalk.org
 
Our thanks to local sponsors UCHealth, Klose Training, UnitedHealthcare, and Container Liquidators.

 

Summer fun on the beach in Santa Monica, California!

Dr. Emily Iker (pictured at left with participants at the CA Run/Walk) and the California Chapter will host the 5th annual California Run/Walk to Fight LE & LD on Sunday, June 23.

Participants in this 5K Run/Walk along Oceanfront Walk in Santa Monica will enjoy giveaways while meeting with National Sponsor Representatives. Registration/check-in starts at 8am.  Discounts are available for the first 100 registrants with coupon code CAEARLY2019 at LymphWalk.org.

LE&RN thanks local sponsors Emily Iker, M.D., Lymphedema Center Santa Monica, and Lymphedema and Lipedema Center, founded by Jay W. Granzow, M.D. 

 

Autumn in New York

Join LE&RN in New York City for the 10th annual New York Run/Walk to Fight LE and LD on October 19 at a new location: Riverside Park on the Upper Westside of Manhattan.

Enjoy the fall foliage and views of the Hudson while participating in the LymphWalk that started it all.

Registration/check-in for this 5K starts at 8am. Discounts are available to the first 100 registrants at LymphWalk.org using discount code NYEARLY2019.

Sign up for a LE&RN #LymphWalk today