Leah's 5K Run/Walk And 1K Kids "Spooktacular" Fun Run

Sat October 29, 2022 Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 US Directions
Events

Leah's 5K Run/Walk

$30 9:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Registration ends October 29, 2022 at 9:30am EDT

1k "Spooktacular" Kids Run

$10 9:00AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT Registration ends October 29, 2022 at 9:00am EDT
Place
5 Van Wyck Lane
Wappingers Falls, NY US 12590
Description

IN OUR 8TH YEAR!!!  THE ORIGINAL HALLOWEEN RUN FOR DUTCHESS COUNTY!!  THE ONE AND ONLY!


Do you love running, walking and physical activity? Do you love health and fitness? Well then couple that with raising awareness and money towards the fight against blood cancer and we can go miles towards fighting this together as one....

The 1K "Spooktacular" Kid's Run will begin at 9am and the 5K Run/Walk will begin at 9:30am

Registration Details

5K Run
Early registration is $25 before September 19th
After September 19th registration is $30 up to race day
Registration is $30 on race day
1K "Spooktacular" Kid's Fun Run
$10 Pre-Registration and same day

Prizes Awarded!!

Costumes are not required, but highly encouraged! We encourage so much, that we will even be having a costume contest with prizes!!!
Best Male  & Female Costumes

All kids in 1k "Spooktacular" will receive finishers medals!!

Top male and female finisher will receive prizes in 5K!

And for the first time we will have age group awards:

Top 3 male/female finishers in the groups below:

19 and under

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-59

60-69

70+

 

About Leah...

On October 8, 2013, just a month after starting kindergarten at Matthew Patterson Elementary School in Putnam County, Leah was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Suddenly her world changed to countless trips to Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital; numerous blood transfusions; and a life of seclusion, away from germs and any viruses that could be very harmful. Leah couldn’t return to school and wasn’t able to see her friends for most of the year.

Because of the funds raised by LLS and because of people like you who support events like this. With the support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Leah has gotten through treatments and realized a life after her fight with blood cancer. Her family also got the support they needed throughout, that is why we continue to raise money, to help future families like Leah's. Having cancer certainly isn't fair especially for a child and as a parent I can't imagine what it would be like to tell your child that they have cancer. This is why I honor Leah and help work towards finding the cures.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society has a commitment to people like Leah struggling and fighting to beat cancer. Blood cancer does not discriminate by age, as you can see. It affects the lives of many people and families and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society exists to not only help those diagnosed with blood cancer through experimental treatments, they provide support to the families as well. This 5k run is in honor of Leah and all its proceeds will go directly to LLS to provide services to make the fight easier for survivors like Leah.

Check out the Facebook Page for the run at: https://www.facebook.com/leahs5k/

All Proceeds To Benefit:
Leukemia & Lymphomia Society

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