Sunday, March 17, 2013 Help us develop a treatment and cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Families of SMA and the Erwin Family are teaming up to run in the 2013 NYC Half Marathon. If you would like to have fun, raise money for a great cause and get your registration fee covered, then join us and help find a treatment and a cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. The New York City Half-Marathon takes runners through famous landmarks such as Central Park and Times Square and attracts more than 10,000 runners.
FREE registration and entry into the 2013 NYC Half Marathon valued at over $300, based on meeting a minimum fundraising goal of $1,500 met by Friday, March 15, 2013.
Please click the "Register" button to the right to sign up for a registration slot for the 2013 NYC Half Marathon. Note: Each runner should register themselves ONLY.
To make an online donation, please click the "Donate" button to the right.
Deadline to Participate: 12:00 p.m. (EST) on Monday, February 25, 2013.
Families of SMA is the world’s leader focused on funding SMA research to develop a treatment and cure for the disease. The successful results and progress that the organization has delivered, from basic research to drug discovery to clinical trials, provide real hope for families and patients impacted by the disease. The charity has invested over $55 million in research and has been involved in funding half of all the ongoing novel drug programs for SMA.
Families of SMA is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, with 31 Chapters and 90,000 members and supporters throughout the United States. The organization’s work has produced major discoveries, including identification of the underlying cause and a back-up gene for the disease, which provides a clearly defined target for disease altering therapies. The organization is also dedicated to supporting SMA families through networking, information and services and to improving care for all SMA patients.
Click here to learn more about Families of SMA and our programs.
Please note:Absolutely no race numbers will be available on race morning. Runners MUST pick-up their own race number. No exceptions will be permitted.