I came across this announcement in the Columbus Dispatch; Saturday is the 2014 Be The Match Walk+Run at Bicentennial Park, located at 233 Civic Center Drive in Columbus. The purpose is to support this effort with financial donations and individual registrations to expand their bone marrow donor base. Be the Match, which manages the largest bone-marrow registry in the world, is operated by the National Marrow Donor Program.
- Times: 10 a.m. Saturday for the 5-kilometer run, with the event village opening at 8:30
- Registration: $30 for 5K or adults in 1K; $15 for age 17 and younger in 1K, $10 Tot Trot; $25 virtual fundraiser.
- The contact information is: 1-800-507-5427, or click here
Do me, and yourself a favor, and head out there to see what it’s about. Thanks.