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On September 22nd come join us for our third annual 5K, 10K and 1 mile Family Fun Run/Walk. Each event starts and finishes at the beautiful Sellwood Riverfront Park in SE Portland. Strut Your Kidney to celebrate, honor and raise awareness for children with chronic kidney disease. All proceeds raised will go to Northwest Kidney Kids, the only organization supporting children with kidney disease and their families in the Northwest.
*For registrations after September 1st we can not guarantee t-shirt size or availability.
NW Kidney Kids is in a unique position because we are the only organization with a focus on serving youth (birth -18) with chronic kidney disease and their families in the Northwest. Kidney disease is a lifelong disease. There is no cure. Children, teens and their families need tools to manage this chronic condition. NW Kidney Kids mission is to offer hope and support to these children and their families. We provide prevention services, educational programs and group activities that empower Kidney Kids to take charge of their health, embrace their future, and achieve lifelong success.
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
8:00 a.m. Late Registration, Bib Pick-Up & Family Activities*
9:00 a.m. 10K Run/Walk Start
9:20 a.m. 5K Run/Walk Start
10:00 a.m. 1 mile Family Fun Run/Walk Start
10:45 a.m. Awards Ceremony & Raffle
*There will be children's activities, an opportunity to peruse the booths and get connected with our sponsors, and local & national advocacy groups.
Fundraising is an important aspect of our Strut Your Kidney - a dash for NW Kidney Kids. Funds raised help NW Kidney Kids continue to provide prevention services, educational programs and group activities that empower Kidney Kids to take charge of their health, embrace their future, and achieve lifelong success.
We invite you to set up your own Personal or Team Fundraiser when registering to participate in the event, or through our DONATE link at the top of this page. You can create a unique Fundraiser Name and URL address, personalize your fundraising message, and direct your friends and family to your page to join your team or sponsor you in your fundraising goal. Please share #whyyourun and #whynwkidneykidsmatters
What should my team goal be? We encourage each team captain to recruit 4 more team members and set your goal at $1000 per team. If 5 members raise $200 each then you hit your goal! The beautiful thing about this type of friend raising is that micro-donations add up to a large number that will have a huge impact on children and families in our community.
Your commitment to fundraise and supporting NW Kidney Kids is no small endeavor, and we appreciate your dedication and hard work.
The TOP fundraising TEAM CAPTAIN will win rafting with Noah's River Adventures ($190 gift card) and overnight stay at the Ashland Springs Hotel in Ashland, OR for their efforts raised by midnight September 20th.
The TEAM CAPTAIN with the LARGEST REGISTERED TEAM wins two nights at the Riverhouse on the Deschutes in Bend, OR for their efforts raised by midnight September 20th.
The TOP 3 fundraising TEAMS, who have raised at least $1000, as of midnight September 9, get their TEAM NAME printed on the back of their race t-shirts.
Fill your SWAG Bag! Based on your PERSONAL TOTAL raised by midnight September 20th, your bag will have:
If you are interested in sponsoring the race or making an in-kind donation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org!
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
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