Tuesday, September 7, 2010

WOKC Oktoberfest 5K

To raise money to support Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer’s vision of a day when all children are living…cancer free. WOKC is celebrating their 30 year anniversary in 2010!

: Addison Circle Park
- 4790 Addison Circle Drive - Addison, TX 75001

: Saturday, September 18, 2010

: 8:00 am
Tom Thumb 1 Mile Run for the Children
8:30 am
Oktoberfest 5K Run/ Walk

  • Cancer is the #1 disease killer of children in America. More children will die from cancer than from AIDS, muscular dystrophy, cystic fibrosis and asthma combined.
  • 46 children are diagnosed with cancer every day
  • 1 in 330 children will develop cancer by the age of 20
  • There are 5 children diagnosed with cancer for each 1 diagnosed with pediatric AIDS, yet only $20,000 is invested in cancer research for each $595,000 invested in pediatric AIDS research

YOU can make a difference.... Register to Run, Walk or be a Virtual Runner today! NEW THIS YEAR! If you can't be there but wish to support a friend or team, you can be a Virtual Runner. Visit registration page for more info.

Race Information

Friday, Sept 10 - Last day for mail-in registration

Sunday, Sept 12 at midnight - Online registration ends

Walk-in registration and packet pick-up will be held at Run On! locations in Dallas, Richardson and Coppell, and at Trophy Fitness Club in Addison on Sept 15th and 16th from 11am - 1pm and 5pm - 7pm.

Free parking is available at the Northwest corner of Arapaho and Dallas Parkway.

At the Post-Race party, participants get a free breakfast, German beer (over 21 years only), a concert by kids’ favorite Eddie Coker, and free admission to Addison Oktoberfest with Race Bibs on Saturday. Plan to stay all day!

The first 500 children (age 10 and under) to cross the Tom Thumb 1 Mile Fun Run for the Children finish line will receive a goody bag that includes free entry on all Talley Carnival rides until 5:00 pm on race day

Contact: Ginger Adams gadams@wokc.org (214) 987-4662

Wipe Out Kids' Cancer is a non-profit 501(c)3 that is working everyday to help the cause of pediatric cancer. Our mission is the invest in the lives of children by investing in cancer research, by healing the soul through fun experiences, and by advocating for a cancer-free tomorrow.

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