About the Run For Their Lives 5K
The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation will host the Run For Their Lives 5K and the Hemophilia Walk on September 12, at the Harmar Grove Shelter in North Park.
North Park will be full of fun activities for the whole family. You can look forward to a DJ and photo booth, balloon artist, face painter and Henna tattooist. A bounce house obstacle course and inflatable slide will be set up for your kids’ enjoyment.
Raffles for gift baskets, free snacks from the Street Treat Patrol, free coffee and smoothies from Sheetz Brothers Coffee Truck, and complimentary water will also be provided for those who join the cause.
Visit the online registration page to reserve your spot in the Run For Their Lives 5K! You can even use your social media account to speed register. The cost is $25 per runner before September 11 and $30 on race day.
Run registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., and start time is at 8:30.
About the Hemophilia Walk
The walk to support the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation will take place after the Run For Their Lives 5K.
Registration for the Hemophilia Walk will begin at 9 a.m. and the walk will begin at 10. Bring your family dog out for a stroll in the park!
Sign up for the National Hemophilia Walk by visiting the Hemophilia Walk webpage. You can register as an individual, or start or join a team. If your team raises an average of $25 or more per team member, you can enter a team T-shirt for the design contest. The winning team will have their T-shirt displayed at the Hemophilia Center of Western PA for one year.
About the Western PA Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation
The Western PA Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation (WPCNHF) was founded in the 1950s and incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1976. Chapter-wide events to raise funds for education and support efforts are held each year, and small support groups have been formed to help people of all ages learn about and cope with their disorders.
The WPCNHF provides educational programs, advocacy and patient support to individuals and families in 26 counties. Membership is free to those with bleeding disorders and their families and friends.