March 31, 2014, Blue Bell, Pa.—Students in Montgomery County Community College’s Exercise Science and Wellness (ESW) program are holding a Run 5 Save Lives! 5K run/1-mile fun walk on Monday, April 14, to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer.
Registration starts at noon at the Bell Tower near the Science Center Building, Central Campus, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell. The registration fee is $5 for students and $10 for faculty, staff and community members. The 5K run around the campus starts at 12:30 p.m. followed by the 1-Mile Fun Walk at 12:40 p.m.
In addition to the 5K run and fun walk, the event will include food concessions, raffles, music and prizes.
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation was started by cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott in 2000 when she wanted to hold a lemonade stand to raise money to help find a cure for children with cancer. Since Alex created that first stand, the Foundation has grown into a national fundraising initiative to support research and help children with cancer.
- Diane VanDyke