BOSTON — Register now for LUNGevity Foundation’s Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk, set for Saturday, Nov. 2, 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. Gourmet food trucks Boston Super Dog and Cupcake City will be onsite selling hot dogs and cupcakes during the closing ceremony with 10 percent of the proceeds benefiting LUNGevity.
Registration begins at 10 a.m.; the speaking program is at 10:45 a.m.; and the walk kicks off at 11 a.m. A closing ceremony, which includes an award program for top fundraisers and the Caregiver Honoree Award, will immediately follow the walk. The registration fees are $25 for adults; $15 for lung cancer survivors, seniors, and students with valid IDs; and $10 for youth 13 years or younger. Participants may enter discount code BREATHE for $5 off the registration fee.
The Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk is one of more than 80 LUNGevity events that take place annually across the country, which since 2002 have collectively raised more than $11.4 million. Since 2006, the Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk has raised more than $1 million for lung cancer research.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. To register for the Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk, set for Nov. 2, or to support a walker, visit www.lungevity.org/boston or call (312) 407-6100.