12th Annual HOPE Beach 5K for ALS
June 9, 2012, 6:00 pm
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.
Patients can become paralyzed, although their mind remains unaffected. Currently there is no cure for ALS, andthe survival rate is 3 to 5 years.
New York Yankees baseball player Lou Gehrig was diagnosed with ALS and the disease iscommonly referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
The Occupational Therapy Class of 2013 at the Medical University of South Carolina and the South Carolina Chapter of the ALS Association (SCALSA)
are sponsoring the 12th annual race, and all proceeds will be donated to
SCALSA (scalsa.org) to fund research advancement and provide
support/services for local individuals enduring with ALS.
Isle of Palms at the Isle Of Palms Fire Station, 30 J.C. Long Blvd (note: this is NOT the 41st Street Firehouse!)
Saturday NIGHT, June 9th
Start is at 6:00 PM
Online Registration is now CLOSED!
print registration form
Packet Pickup/Late Registration:
Please note that there is NO THURSDAY packet pick-up
Friday 4pm - 8pm, at MUSC Wellness Center
Saturday 4pm - 5:30pm, at event site (Isle of Palms Fire Station)