Walk Ahead for a Brain Tumor Cure

Join us on October 23, 2016

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Thank you for making the 7th Walk Ahead a tremendous success! Mark your calendar for the 8th Walk Ahead: Oct. 22, 2017!

Benefits the research and educational efforts of the UC Brain Tumor Center at the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute, a part of UC Health and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

University of Cincinnati and UC Health

UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute

Here is a link to the race results

Many thanks to the 3,340 people who registered for Walk Ahead! With your help we have raised more than $300,000, with donations still being tallied. Walk Ahead will continue accepting donations through the end of the year.

Photos from the event will be posted over the next several days.

 

 

REMINDER:

Everyone who walked or ran in the 7th annual 5k at Sawyer Point is eligible to receive complimentary tickets for themselves and their immediate family to UC’s football game against Memphis on Friday, Nov. 18, at Nippert Stadium. The game begins at 8 p.m.

 

Participants received instructions on ticket redemption in their race packet. Ticket redemption will involve sending an e-mail request and then picking up the tickets at will call inside Nippert Stadium before the game. Learn More

 

2016

Oct 4, 2016 / Fox 45 TV Dayton
Dayton singer using her talent to share experience with brain tumor
http://fox45now.com/news/local/dayton-singer-using-her-talent-to-share-experience-with-brain-tumor

Oct. 16, 2016 / WLWT News 5
Walk Ahead for a Brain Tumor Cure is Oct. 23
http://www.wlwt.com/article/walk-ahead-for-a-brain-tumor-cure-is-oct-23/6415975

Oct. 19, 2016 / Dayton Daily News
Tumor inspires Harrison Township woman's fights for awareness
http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/local/tumor-inspires-harrison-twp-woman-fights-for-awareness/q7UeNCzfppGlAX6SPpooKJ/

Oct. 21, 2016 / City of Cincinnati
http://cincinnati-oh.gov/cityofcincinnati/traffic-alerts/walk-ahead-for-a-brain-tumor-cure-race-set-for-sunday/

Oct. 22, 2016 700 WLW
Walk Ahead for a Brain Tumor Cure
http://700wlw.iheart.com/articles/local-news-119585/walk-ahead-for-a-brain-tumor-15226639/

Oct. 23, 2016 / Local 12 WKRC
5K raises money to find cure for brain tumors
http://local12.com/news/local/5k-raises-money-to-find-cure-for-brain-tumors

 

The annual Walk Ahead offers an enjoyable and inspiring way to join the fight against brain tumors.

Proceeds stay right here in Cincinnati, supporting research and education at the UC Brain Tumor Center. Led by some of the best doctors in America, the UC Brain Tumor Center provides patients with the best treatment available anywhere in the world while working to find effective new treatments and, ultimately, a cure.
 

Together we can make a difference and provide help and hope for those affected by brain tumors.

Thank you for bringing your team t-shirts for our Walk Ahead quilt! We had more than 20 new shirts added to the quilt in 2015. If you wish to contribute a shirt, please mail to the address below.

UC Brain Tumor Center
Attn: Walk Ahead
PO Box 19970
Cincinnati, OH 45219-0970

For ongoing information about brain tumor treatments and research, including clinical trials, please visit www.uchealth.com/braintumor.

Donations made by check can be made out to Walk Ahead Fund and mailed to:

UC Brain Tumor Center


Office of Development
Attn: Walk Ahead
PO Box 19970
Cincinnati Ohio 45219-0970

All gifts are tax-deductible in accordance with existing tax laws.

 

 

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