1.9 min readBy Published On: August 28th, 2014Categories: Features0 Comments on Breathe Deep 5K for LUNGevity Foundation

Register now for LUNGevity Foundation’s Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk, set for Saturday, Nov. 1st, at DCR’s Mother’s Rest at Carson Beach in South Boston. Participants will walk to raise $250,000 for LUNGevity Foundation, which funds critical lung cancer research, including local research projects conducted at Boston universities and hospitals, and advocacy and support across the country.

The course is wheelchair- and stroller-friendly, and complimentary coffee, hot chocolate and snacks will be provided.

Register in advance or onsite at 10 a.m. The speaking program is at 10:30 a.m., and includes the presentation of the 2014 Walk Honoree; the walk kicks off at 11 a.m. A closing ceremony, which includes an award program for top fundraisers, will immediately follow the walk. The registration fees are $25 for adults; $15 for lung cancer survivors, seniors, and students with valid IDs; $10 for youth 13 years or younger; and youth age 3 and under are free.

Since 2006, the Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk has raised more than $1 million for lung cancer research. The Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk is one of more than 80 LUNGevity events that take place annually across the country, which since 2002 represent almost $16 million spent on 100 research projects at 56 institutions in 23 states.

Participants may enter discount code BREATHE for $5 off the registration fee. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. To register for the ninth annual Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk, set for Nov. 1, or to support a walker, visit lungevity.org/boston or call (312) 407-6100.

Join Breathe Deep Boston in its mission to support lung cancer awareness and raise funds for critical lung cancer research, education and support nationwide during its kick-off event. On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the Breathe Deep Boston team will hold a registration and information session for new and interested walkers from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Game On! Boston, located at 82 Lansdowne Street in Boston.

About LUNGevity Foundation:
LUNGevity Foundation is firmly committed to making an immediate impact on increasing quality of life and survivorship of people with lung cancer by accelerating research into early detection and more effective treatments, as well as by providing community, support and education for all those affected by the disease. Our vision is a world where no one dies of lung cancer. For more information about LUNGevity Foundation, visit www.LUNGevity.org.