Walking & Running Forward for Research

The starting line of the 2017 Super H 5K.

Mark your calendars now to connect with other MHRI and MedStar associates by participating in one of these upcoming events to support the health of our communities.

Race to Beat CancerRace start with blue archway for Race to Beat Cancer

Saturday, September 15

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, is proud to host the 38th annual Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, Race to Beat Cancer 5K. This charitable event is one of the premier 5K races in Washington, DC. The proceeds from this event are donated to the Washington Cancer Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. In 2017, the event raised more than $300,000 for cancer research!

Where: Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC
Check-In: 7:00 am
Starts: 8:00 am
Length of Walk/Run: 5K
To learn more and register, visit http://www.racetobeatcancer5k.com/home

 

2018 Step Out: Washington, DC

Saturday, September 22

Participating in the Step Out Walk is an experience you will never forget. You will be joining your community members along the beautiful route who share your passion to fight diabetes. You will be helping people in your own community who live with this disease every day. Bring your friends, family, and co-workers to walk with thousands of people from across the country and help us change the future of diabetes. This walk is hosted by the American Diabetes Association

Where: Washington Monument Grounds, Washington, DC
Check-In: 8:00 am
Event starts: 9:30 am
Learn more about the walk here.

 

Super H 5K Run, Walk & Wheel

Sunday, September 23

Help support the Adaptive Sports Programs at MedStar National Rehabilitation Network and participate in the Super H 5K Run, Walk & Wheel in Tysons Corner, VA. This race is open to all able-bodied and disabled athletes who can run, walk or roll through the course. All proceeds benefit Adaptive Sports Programs at MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, which helps children and adults with physical disabilities to pursue healthy, active lifestyles through recreational and competitive sports.

Where: Sport & Health Club, Tysons Corner, VA
Check-In: 7:00 am
Event starts: 9:00 am
Length of Walk: 5K
Learn more and register at SuperH5K.com.

 

2018 Step Out: Baltimore, MD

Sunday, October 7

The Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes gives everyone in our community a chance to gather together to raise funds for diabetes research, advocacy, and education. Dollars raised through Step Out help to support those affected by diabetes in Maryland, and beyond. When you register for the Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes, you become a part of the American Diabetes Association’s team. Joining you will be thousands of participants from around the country who come together and directly impact the lives of people facing the daily challenges of diabetes. This walk is hosted by the American Diabetes Association

Where: Canton Waterfront, Baltimore, MD
Event starts: 9:00 am
Length of Walk 3.15 mile walk
Learn more here.

 

2018 Greater Washington Heart Walk

Saturday, November 3

Team MCRN at the 2017 Greater Washington Heart Walk
Team MCRN in 2017.

Hosted by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, this event includes 1- and 3-mile routes. Join walkers from across our community as they step out to have fun, get inspired and support a meaningful cause.

Where: The National Mall, Washington, DC
Check-In: 8:30 am
Event starts: 10:00 am
Length of Walk: 1-mile or 3-mile walk

Learn more on the website.