2018 “Hope Starts Here” Challenge – May 12

May 9, 2018

Marquette, Mich.05/12/2018The River Valley Bank “Hope Starts Here” Challenge (raising awareness for the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center) will be held May 12 at various different starting locations. Packet pickup for registration and details is on Friday, May 11th, from 4:00- 7:00 p.m. at Lakeview Arena in Marquette.

The UMBTC’s is a collaborative effort between UP Health System, Northern Michigan University, and the Superior Health Foundation. Their mission is to empower patients and families dealing with brain tumors through advocacy, research, education, and treatment.

This year’s options for participants are:

  • a half marathon
  • a duathlon that consists of a 5k run, 10-mile trail bike ride and a 5k run
  • a 10k run
  • a 5k run
  • a 1-mile kids’ run
  • and a non-competitive leisure walk.

All competitive events have chip timing, handled by Superior Timing

“It is through the generous support of River Valley Bank and the participants in the Hope Starts Here Challenge that aids in our efforts to gain a better understanding of brain cancer, which will lead to better treatments and better outcomes for those diagnosed with a brain tumor.” – Robert Winn of NMU, UMBTC co-founder and CEO.

 

*For more information or to register in advance online, visit www.hopestartshere.org.

 

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