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2nd Annual Dawn's 5K Dash - Help Hill Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

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MA and PA Heritage Trail

Williams Road and Ellendale Street

Bel Air, MD 21014

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In August 2015, Dawn Hill was living her life, a life she loved so dearly...one she always spoke of as perfect. She had just ran a 10K trail run, hiked the Sugarloaf Mountains, kayaked the Gunpowder River and taken a cruise to Bermuda & Bahamas to enjoy the blue waters. On that cruise, she began to have excruciating stomach pains and upon returning home, was quickly diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer (that had metastasized to her liver and stomach). Dawn underwent over a year of intense clinical trial treatments at Hopkins but sadly, she passed away on 12/20/2016, after her warrior-heart fought 16 month battle. Dawn brought HOPE and INSPIRATION to many her friends & family and even strangers who followed her story on Facebook through shared posts. Dawn was a true warrior and we’d like to continue the 5k this year, in her honor, to raise funds for families in need that are battling Pancreatic Cancer!

Pancreatic cancer is the 3rd leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. Pancreatic cancer has the highest mortality rate of all major cancers. 94% of pancreatic cancer patients will die within five years of diagnosis – only 9% will survive more than five years. [source]

Run it, walk it, bring the family! All are welcome as this is a day to celebrate life and to support each other. Please join us to help Hill fight strong!

"In Memory/Honor of..." - If you'd like to add a loved one's name to the T-shirt, you may do so by making a donation using the "In Memory of..." or "In Honor of..." ticket option. This does not include the race registration fee (virtual or in person) and you do not have to participate in the race to do so.

When: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. bib pick up / 9 a.m. start time
Where: Ma and Pa Trail, Bel Air, MD – Williams Street Entrance (turn onto Ellendale St. from 924N).
Registration: Adults: $25 before the race (plus $2.37 online registration fee) /
$30 on race day (no additional fee)
Children 10 - 16: $12.50 before the race (plus $1.68 online registration fee) /
$15 on race day (no additional fee)
Children under 10 - FREE

VIRTUAL OPTION: If you cannot join us for this race, but would like to participate by running or walking your own 5k in your neighborhood during a date and time of your choice, you may now do so! You will receive a swag bag with a T-shirt and goodies for your participation.

MUST REGISTER BY MAY 1st TO BE GUARANTEED A T-SHIRT.

Directions from I-95 & 24 (Exit 77A)
MD 24N toward Bel Air. Drive 5 miles and turn right on Baltimore Pike/US-1BR. Drive 0.4 mi. and turn left on Archer St. Drive. Turn right on Thomas St. and make immediate left on Williams St. Drive 0.5 mi. to trail parking lot on left.

You may use this address for GPS purposes: 323 Williams Street, Bel Air, MD 21014.

STREET PARKING - CARPOOLING IS HIGHLY SUGGESTED!

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