The 16th Annual Harpoon 5-Miler to benefit The Angel Fund for ALS research is on Sunday May 21st at 10:00am. The race starts at the Harpoon Brewery in the Seaport district and runs over the Summer Street Bridge to East 1st Street, to Farragut to East Broadway to Day Blvd, to Shore Road and back via East 1st Street.
Please be aware that traffic delays are expected from 10:00am-11:30am in this area of the neighborhood!
Questions or concerns: email Carolyn at [email protected].
The race is sold out but if you’d like to make a donation, please visit www.harpoon5miler.com.
About The Angel Fund:
The Angel Fund is a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to support ALS research at the Day Neuromuscular Research Laboratory at UMASS Medical Center in Worcester. 100% of funds raised by The Angel Fund go directly to ALS research. ALS (or Lou Gehrig’s disease) is a fatal neuro-degenerative disease characterized by muscle weakness and a progressive wasting and paralysis of the muscles. There is no known cause or cure for ALS, and death usually results from respiratory failure in 2 to 5 years. To date, we have raised over $1,383,132 and plan to raise over $200,000 this year.
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