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23rd Annual “Angels Among Us” 5K Run and Family Fun Walk This Saturday


Duke Health News 919-660-1306

The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke Health will hold the 23rd Annual “Angels Among Us” 5K run on Saturday, April 23, to benefit brain tumor research.

The race is one of the largest and oldest running events to benefit medical research and is expected to draw more than 3,500 participants this year. Since its beginning in 1994, Angels Among Us has raised more than $18 million for brain tumor research at Duke.

Date: Saturday, April 23, 2016 (rain or shine)


7 a.m. - 5K race registration 

8 a.m. - 5K run begins for competitive runners, followed by recreational runners and participants with strollers and wheelchairs

9:30 a.m. - 5K run awards

10:30 a.m. - survivors’ recognition

10:50 a.m. - 3K family walk in Sarah P. Duke Gardens

11:45 a.m. - closing ceremony, team awards and check presentation

Location: Corner of Erwin Road and Flowers Drive, Duke University Medical Center campus

Registration Information

Benefits: Funds go directly to the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke Health, supporting the acquisition of new equipment, the recruitment of top scientists and the research efforts they pursue.

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