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Be one of the hundreds of supporters and participants at the Twin Cities Team Hope Walk & 5k Run, which supports the fight against Huntington's Disease and the search for a cure! Runners/walkers of all endurance levels will enjoy this urban park trailthat traverses through creeks, wetlands, lakes, and forest. Scenic Purgatory Creek Park and the comradery of a good sweat for a great cause will leave you feeling on top of the world!

All participants receive a dri-fit material athletic shirt, victorious finisher photo, and finish line tacos, plus the chance to opt into drawings for some awesome runner swag and prizes. A chip timing system will be used to determine finishing time/order with medals awarded to 5k age/gender category winners. 

Check-in: 8:30 - 9:15am (same day registration available)
Run/Walk Start: 9:30am
Event info:

What is Huntington's Disease?
Many describe having Huntington's Disease as having ALS, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's all at the same time. Huntington's disease is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. It deteriorates a person's physical and mental abilities during their prime working years and has no cure. Today, there are 30,000 symptomatic Americans and more than 200,000 at-risk of inheriting the disease.

About Team Hope:
Team Hope events are Huntington's Disease Society of America's largest national grassroots fundraising event. Thousands of families, friends, co-workers, neighbors and communities walk together each year to support HDSA's fight to improve the lives of people affected by HD and their families. 

The Details
Charity 5k featuring finish line tacos - August 19th @ 9:30am