Join marathon great Bill Rodgers and melanoma survivor Jill Wilder at the Melanoma Foundation of New England's inaugural Melanoma 5k Run/Walk for Hope to be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 in Waltham, MA. from 9:00am-noon
The event includes music with 103.3 AMP Radio, a post-race celebration with food, prizes, raffle, activities, and a meet and greet with marathon great Bill Rodgers. Bring the family for free skin cancer checks, facial scans, and a Kids Fun Run too! The Run/Walk for Hope is a chip-timed 5K with prizes awarded to top runners and top fundraisers. Funds raised will support MFNE’s efforts to reduce the incidence of melanoma in the New England region. Melanoma is the 2nd most common type of cancer in teens and young adults ages 15-29. MFNE provides a variety of free educational programs targeting the prevention of skin cancer and importance of early detection as well as support services for patients and their caregivers. To register, fundraise or volunteer visit mfne.org/runwalkforhope/.