The need for blood is constant, in fact, every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. In your lifetime, there is a good chance that you or a loved one will need a blood transfusion.
On Saturday July 23, 2016 you can help the American Red Cross North Central Blood Services deliver lifesaving blood to those in need by participating in the 8th Annual 2016 Run for Blood 5K and Community Blood Drive.
The 2016 event will start at the field area south of Lake Calhoun Executive Center | 3033 Excelsior Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416
7:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony
8:20 a.m. 5K Run Start
8:25 a.m. 5K Walk Start
9:30 a.m. Award Ceremony and Prize Drawing
8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Community Blood Drive
Lace up your running shoes, help raise funds, or donate blood! You can do your part to make certain the Red Cross has the resources it needs to provide nearly 40% of blood and blood products used in our country. Whether you are a competitive runner, a casual walker, or just love the idea of supporting a wonderful cause, participating in the Run for Blood allows you to show your support.
For more information on the 2016 Run for Blood 5K please contact Trinity Dix at firstname.lastname@example.org or (612) 460-3663