Steps 2 Cure NF Walk Around Quannapowitt This Weekend
On Sunday, Oct. 14, the annual Steps 2 Cure NF walk around Lake Quannpowitt aims to support the battle against Neurofibromatosis.
The following was provided by Neurofibromatosis, Inc.
The Sixth Annual Steps 2 Cure NF, a 3 mile walk and professionally timed run around Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield, takes place on Sunday, October 14. Registration opens at 12:30pm. Kids Dash, featuring a short course for children between the ages of 5-10, kicks-off at 1:30pm followed by the race at 2pm and the walk at 2:05pm. The event will also feature raffles, refreshments, award presentations and entertainment. Proceeds from Steps 2 Cure NF will support the programs of Burlington based non-profit NF, Northeast.
Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder of the nervous system that causes tumors to form on the nerves anywhere on the body at any time. NF, Northeast’s mission is to find a treatment and the cure for neurofibromatosis by promoting scientific research, creating awareness and supporting those who are affected by NF. For more information, to register or volunteer, please call (781) 272-9936 or visit the website www.nfincne.org.