The Heroes of Hope Race for Brain Tumor Research will take place Sunday, November 3, 2013 at Dockweiler State Beach. Set against the Pacific Ocean, the event offers an amazing day of HOPE by providing the opportunity to give back to the community and help the all those affected by brain tumors. The day includes a 5K/10K, Kid's Fun Run and Wellness Expo.
Participant projections reflect thousands of runners and walkers, and will feature guest appearances from professional athletes, brain tumor survivors, prominent healthcare professionals, and celebrities...all in the name of finding a cure!
Race day competition also includes the "Rivals United in Hope" (RUH) team competition which will pit teams across Southern California against one another in a friendly battle for the coveted trophies for biggest team and highest fundraising. Your participation will be an integral part in helping us raise the much needed funds and awareness for this disease!
Proceeds from the race will directly fund innovative pediatric and adult brain tumor research including the esteemed work of Dr. Linda Liau's team at UCLA's Department of Neurosurgery, Dr. Jonathan Finlay's neural tumor team at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles/USC Keck School of Medicine and the Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
***PLEASE NOTE that it is daylight savings and we will fall back an hour Saturday night / Sunday morning before the race!***