Lyme is Local 5K and 1mile Event
Location: Berkley Riverfront park Kansas City, MO.
Date: September 12th, 2020
Race start time: 8:00 am
Packet pick up:
Contact us at: [email protected] or 913-438-5963
*DUE TO COVID19 we may have to make changes to this event. Please check with us on race website for updates. We hope to keep the event as a 5K and walk, but changes may be necessary.*
Registration is Available at the Race on Race Day
Please check out your options:
5k run or walk
1 mile run or walk
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Last year, our second annual Lyme is Local 5K race was a great success. This year is promising to be bigger and better! The money raised from this 5K will go toward grants to help Lyme Patients offset some medical expenses that insurance doesn’t pay.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the U.S. More than 300,000+ people report cases every year. Many go undetected!
Here are some facts about Lyme Disease from the CDC:
The LAGKC was founded in 1993 and we are a 501 (c)3 charitable organization. We attend health fairs, physician conferences and community events to get more information into the hands of doctors, school nurses, and medical professionals along with the public at large. We hope reach more people with our message of tick bite prevention. Our website continues to educate people in our community and across the country with Lyme Awareness. The Lyme Association is run entirely by volunteers and provides support to all members:
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