Arthritis Walk 2011

Hey friends!! How are you??? This is going to be a quick post because I want to share something really important with you. A friend of our family is suffering from arthritis and it’s a cause that’s definitely worth supporting. There will be a walk for the cause tomorrow! I wont be able to be there because I am working, but I’m hoping that any of you who live in the LA area would participate!!!

Event Information

Event Info:
The Arthritis Walk® is the Arthritis Foundation’s annual nationwide signature event that raises funds and awareness to fight arthritis, the nation’s most common cause of disability.

The Arthritis Walk® kicks off in May during National Arthritis Month in more than 250 communities nationwide to fund arthritis research, health education and government advocacy initiatives.

Participants walk in honor of a friend or family member with arthritis. People with arthritis wear blue hats to signify their action in taking control of their condition. The event features a three- mile and one-mile course, with arthritis information and activities for the entire family. In many communities, pet owners are invited to bring their dogs along for the event.

By joining your 2011 Arthritis Walk®, you become a part of the Let’s Move Together, a nationwide movement that encourages people to move to prevent or treat arthritis. Start moving today for better health!

Event Location:
JOIN US THIS YEAR AT ONE OF TWO LOCATIONS:

Saturday, June 4, 2011
LOS ANGELES
Santa Monica Pier Lot 1 North
1550 Pacific Coast Hwy
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Sunday, June 5, 2011
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY
Six Flags Magic Mountain
26101 Magic Mountain Parkway
Valencia, CA

Event Schedule:
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Santa Monica Pier

EVENT SCHEDULE:
7:30 am Registration 8:30 am Opening ceremony & Warm up, 9:00 am Walk begins… 1 or 3 mile options 9:00 – 11:00 am – Arthritis Walk Village, Kids Zone, Entertainment & Refreshments

6/4/2011 7:30 am – 11:00 am
Sunday, June 5, 2011
Six Flags Magic Mountain

EVENT SCHEDULE:
7:00 am Registration opens, 8:00 am Opening ceremony & Warm up, 9:00 am Walk begins… 1 or 3 mile options, 7:30 – 10:30 am – Festival Zone, Kids Zone, Entertainment & Refreshments

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6/5/2011 7:00 am – 10:30 am
Fees:
Standard: No Fees
Participants who raise $100 or more will receive an Arthritis Walk t-shirt

You can also check out Blake’s story here. It’s a very brave and emotional story. Thank you so much.
XOXOLauren
P.S Be back with a real post soon!!!

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2 responses to “Arthritis Walk 2011

  1. I can’t participate seeing as I am very very far away from LA but I hope the event gets a great turn out:)

  2. Sounds like a great event, girl! I’m in Chicago, so I can’t make it!

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