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This is an In-Person race with Virtual options.
Join the Facebook Group called @runLOCO4ALS. Use the hashtag #runLOCO4ALS and post your pics & videos in the group. Make sure to also follow us on Instagram @runloco4als
Virtual Runners: You will receive email instructions on how to upload your results.
Each year we are honored to have teams of fundraisers helping to increase the amount raised for the Emory ALS Center. Join our team and become a fundraiser! You will have your own personal page to tell your ALS story and be able to share it with friends and family.
To donate to the event or one of our fundraising teams, hover over "DONATE" from the top menu.
To create a fundraising team, click "DONATE" and choose "BECOME A FUNDRAISER" from the drop down menu.
As a sponsor of the Fiesta 5k Challenge, you will join us in making an impact on stopping this disease. 100% of the funds raised supports groundbreaking research at Emory toward a cure or effective treatment for ALS. Sponsors will be featured on the website and social media and are invited to set up on race day to interact with participants and spectators.
Since 2007, Team Duffy/Cure for ALS has hosted the event that brings entire families out to participate in this well-organized race on the beautiful Big Creek Greenway in Cumming, GA. The Fiesta 5k Challenge has raised over $550,000 for the Emory ALS Center. ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a neuromuscular disease that attacks the brain and spinal cord. It takes away the ability to move, speak, swallow and ultimately breathe. The Emory ALS Center is part of the Emory Brain Health Center, led by Dr. Jonathan Glass, is one of the largest clinical centers for ALS in the United States. Their team approach to ALS care and research bridges multiple disciplines and departments, all sharing the same goal of a world without ALS.
Packet pick up will be:
Friday, April 26th– 11am to 5pm at Big Peach Cumming, 5485 Bethelview Rd #430, Cumming, GA 30040. We will not hand out packets before 11am and appreciate you letting us get completely set up first.
Saturday, April 27th –7am at the race location, 3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd, Cumming, GA 30041.
Awards will be given to the Overall Male/Female and Overall Masters Male/Female plus the Top 3 in the following Age Groups:
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