Events

Saturday, March 27th

John Prince Park, Palm Beach County, FL

The First Annual Florida Brain Cancer Walk will mark the inaugural 5K Walk/Run event hosted by Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure in the state of Florida. The Florida Brain Cancer Walk is open to participants of all fitness levels and will provide two ways to complete the 5K; one walking course and one running course. While competitive runners are given the opportunity to be chip timed, the true spirit of the event encourages walkers and runners a like to revel in the community around them and celebrate their fundraising efforts together at this wonderfully spirited event.

In an effort to fund the most promising research possible, the proceeds from the event will be directed to Florida-based brain cancer research institutions such as: The McKnight Brain Institute of University of Florida; The Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute; and Scripps Florida.


Sunday, May 2nd

Freedom Plaza, Washington, DC

The 2010 Race for Hope Washington, DC 5K Run/Walk Presented by Cassidy & Pinkard Colliers will mark the event’s 13th anniversary. Since its founding in 1998 the Race has raised more than $9 million, with $2 million raised in 2009 alone.

In 2010 we hope to beat not only our 2009 fundraising numbers, but also our participation, that hit nearly 10,000 last year. Founded and organized by a volunteer committee, the Race for Hope - DC. Presented by Cassidy & Pinkard Colliers benefits the National Brain Tumor Society and Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure. Both of these organizations share the volunteer committee’s hope for a day when there is a cure, and when all patients with brain tumors are told they have a manageable disease.


Saturday, June 26th

Seattle Center, Seattle, WA

The 3rd Annual Seattle Brain Cancer Walk is a national fundraising event to raise awareness about brain cancer and fund brain cancer research, treatment and comprehensive care for families, adults, and children in the Pacific Northwest.

Founded in 2008, the Walk has become the largest brain cancer fundraising event in the Pacific Northwest — raising more than $370,000 for research, clinical trials and comprehensive care for brain cancer patients in the region. In 2009, more than 1,500 participants and teams, including brain cancer patients and survivors, families and friends, leading physicians and healthcare providers, and corporate sponsors participated in the event. Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure has been invited to become the managing organization for the Walk by Swedish Medical Center and its Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment (CABTT) led by Dr. Greg Foltz.