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Be The Match Walk/Run

Posted at 1:39 PM, May 29, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-29 13:51:07-04

RICHMOND, VA. (WTVR): Every four minutes someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer, like leukemia and the cure for blood cancer could be in the hands of ordinary people like you and me. Do your part to save a life by registering for Be The Match Walk/Run. The fundraising event is Saturday, June 1, in Monroe Park, 620 West Main Street.

Proceeds from the walk/run will help patients with blood cancers find a marrow donor and receive a life-saving transplant. The event will also help patients with uninsured treatment costs and support research and add more volunteer potential marrow donors to the Be The Match Registry.

If you haven’t registered you can still do it on-line as well as in Monroe Park Saturday morning. Activities will kick off around 7:30am. Cost for Saturday’s Walk/Run: 5K/1K Adult $30 on-line, $35 walk up registration, 1K youth $15, Tot Trot $10, has more information.