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BUFFALO NATIVE BRINGS HIS NON-PROFIT TO BUFFALO TO INCREASE BRAIN TUMOR AWARENESS AND RAISE FUNDS FOR RESEARCH

Miles For Hope, Inc. holds a Moving Towards a Cure® Brain Tumor 5K Awareness Walk/Run to raise funds for research and transportation assistance to brain tumor patients

Friday, 05.06.2011 / 10:28 AM / Community
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BUFFALO NATIVE BRINGS HIS NON-PROFIT TO BUFFALO TO INCREASE BRAIN TUMOR AWARENESS AND RAISE FUNDS FOR RESEARCH
Miles For Hope, Inc., a non-profit organization raising funds for brain tumor research, will hold its annual Moving Towards a Cure® Brain Tumor 5K Awareness Walk/Run on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 9 am at Delaware Park in Buffalo, NY. Proceeds will fund brain tumor research and provide travel assistance to brain tumor patients.

“It has been quite frustrating to see the same vaccine that saved my life, and the lives of others, unavailable to those battling this devastating disease," says Buffalo native Bob Gibbs, founder of Miles for Hope and a brain tumor survivor. "As an organization, we want to ensure that more people have access to the same treatment that helped save my life.”

The event is open to all ages. Same-day registration opens at 8 am, event begins at 9 am. Registration is $25 for adults.  Registration is free for children under 5 years. Participants can walk/run individually or form a team. Post-event celebration to follow the race and includes an award presentation, remembering those battling brain tumor disease as well as those who lost their battle.

Sabretooth, the Buffalo Sabres' mascot, will be in attendance.

Delaware Park is located at 84 Parkside Avenue, Buffalo, NY. Parking available on site for all supporters. For more information, please visit the website, www.braintumorevents.org/buffalo.

Miles for Hope, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to funding cutting-edge brain tumor research, raising awareness of brain tumors and providing travel assistance to brain tumor patients enrolled in clinical trials.