May 2021 Events eNews

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Strike Out ALS 5k and 1 Mile Registration Open

Summer is just around the corner and that means our Strike Out ALS 5k and 1 Mile Run, Walk & Roll is too!

Just like last year, our virtual format offers athletes at all skill levels the opportunity to race towards a cure and the finish line.

5k & 1-mile registration includes a shirt, eye black, and running bib. Plus, your registration scores you an exclusive invite to the live celebration ceremony on Thursday, July 22.

New this year, you can elect to have your Strike Out Performance T-shirt shipped by selecting the “t-shirt shipping” option at registration. Register for the Strike Out ALS 5k and 1 Mile Run, Walk & Roll today>>

 

Celebrating Lou Gehrig Day on June 2 & 3

You may have heard the news that June 2 &3  have officially been designated “Lou Gehrig Day” by Major League Baseball.

The new, annual, league-wide event will be celebrated at ballparks across the country to honor the legacy of  the “Iron Horse” as well as raise awareness and funds for ALS.

To commemorate the occasion, please join us for a very special online discussion on June 2 with two longtime friends of the Les Turner ALS Foundation: Jonathan Eig, acclaimed New York Times best selling author of ‘Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig,’ and Lin Brehmer, renowned Chicago DJ and radio personality, and current host of WXRT’s midday show and lifelong baseball fan. Learn more and register for this can’t-miss conversation>>

 

Guaranteed Marathon Entries Are Going, Going…

“I had a family friend who was diagnosed with ALS that passed away. I would love to honor her by running the Chicago Marathon and raise money to find a cure for ALS in the future,” shared Samantha when she ran with our Team Race for ALS in the 2019 BOA Chicago Marathon.

You still have time to secure your own guaranteed entry for the 2021 Marathon before the registration deadline on May 31!

Don’t let those 26.2 miles scare you; we have runners of all levels on the team, from Sunday joggers to triathletes. What they all have in common is a desire to find a cure for ALS and the commitment to cross the finish line. Secure your guaranteed entry and run with Team Race for ALS today>>