(Cleveland, OH) - Huntington's Disease is a fatal genetic disorder that affects nearly 200,000 at-risk of inheriting the disease. The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) will host the Cleveland Team Hope Walk & 5K Run on Sunday, August 15th at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. All proceeds support HDSA’s mission to improve the lives of people affected by Huntington’s disease (HD) and their families.
- Registration starts: 7:00 AM
- 5K Run Starts: 8:30 AM
- Fun Walk Starts: 9:00 AM
Team Hope is HDSA’s largest national grassroots fundraising event, which takes place in over 100 cities across the U.S. and has raised more than $14 million for HD since its inception in 2007. Thousands of families, friends, co-workers, neighbors, and communities walk together each year to support HDSA’s mission to improve the lives of people affected by HD and their families.
Huntington’s disease is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. It deteriorates a person’s physical and mental abilities usually during their prime working years and has no cure.
To learn more about Huntington’s disease and the work of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, visit www.HDSA.org or call (800) 345-HDSA.
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