June 2018

Runners at Duluth run/walk eventMinnesotans can be proud. When it comes to changing lung cancer outcomes, we are often named as leaders. From screening programs to research to growing disease awareness to top notch healthcare, this state can be proud of its lung cancer community’s progress.

Speaking of community, what could send a more powerful message to the rest of the nation than a BIG BUNCH of people coming together to create change. Join us at Lake Harriet Saturday, Aug. 11 to raise our collective voice for improved research funding and more interest in this cancer. And plan on having some fun while you fight the fight! REGISTER NOW. LEARN MORE ABOUT EVENT. BECOME A SPONSOR. VOLUNTEER!

Back this year to emcee and regale us with his humor, our favorite reporter and anchor from KSTP – Tom Hauser!

Also back this year, our favorite Blues Band – Leon Laudenbach!

New this year!
1) Dr. James Tsay, ABOH Fellow and winner of the Larry Benjamin Early Detection Award, is flying in to share the good news about his project and to thank you – the donors that funded his work. We’re thrilled to have Dr. Tsay offer this year’s oncology and research update.

2) If you’re coming from out of town and need a place to stay, Aloft Minneapolis is offering lung run/walk participants a discounted stay in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Enjoy stunning views of the Mississippi River in the trendy riverside Mill District. This hotel is just six minutes from the Lake Harriet Band Shell. The reduced loft-style king/queen room rate is $139/nt plus tax. Register for a room here!

3) Early packet pick-up with free parking: The Lakes Running Company. Friday, August 10th, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 3252 W Lake St. Minneapolis, MN. Check-in early, pick up your t-shirt and beat those Saturday check-in lines.

4) There will be cake! Happy 10th Birthday to A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation. Help us celebrate – stop by the Pavilion for a piece of cake! You will deserve it after walking or running a 5K!