Teams and individuals lace up sneakers for a 5K run and walk against ALS on Sunday, October 13, in Milwaukee. The event is organized by the ALS Association’s Wisconsin Chapter to raise awareness and funds for treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Entries for the Sole-to-Sole Run to Defeat ALS cost $35 per person in advance or $45 on race day. On-site registration and packet pickup open at 7 a.m. on October 13.
All runners receive goodie sports bags and commemorative event tee shirts. Additional participant perks include a choice of free post-race refreshments, free activities for kids, and free live music by the Dr. Woo Band.
The timed 5K run starts at 9 a.m. Awards will be presented to top overall male and female finishers, as well as the fastest runners in several age divisions.
Water stations and a first aid station will be open on-site.
Team runners may join the walk after completing their 5K.
The Sole-to-Sole Run to Defeat ALS takes place at Greenfield Park, located at 2028 South 124th Street, in Milwaukee.
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