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'The Cure is Coming!' 5k and Awareness Walk to End ALS Returns to Lexington
Date:4/24/2013

LEXINGTON, Mass., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ninth annual "The Cure is Coming!" 5k and awareness walk to end ALS will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 in Lexington, MA. The event will gather local area residents to run, walk, or roll to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig 's disease. All proceeds will benefit research efforts at the Cambridge, MA-based nonprofit biotech, the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI).

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Walkers of "The Cure is Coming!" will depart from Lexington Visitor Center at 11:00 a.m. and will complete a four-mile loop through Lexington Center and past the Lexington Battle Green. Runners will begin their 5k race at 11:30 a.m. in the opposite direction. The event also will feature family activities, entertainment and lunch, provided courtesy of local Lexington restaurants.

Cash prizes up to $150 will be awarded to the top five male and female 5k finishers. Walkers, runners, or volunteers who fundraised at least $500 by April 17 will be awarded a commemorative 2013 "The Cure is Coming!" running jacket.

"There are hundreds of people living right here in Massachusetts with ALS today who deserve a treatment.  This event accelerates our discovery and development efforts," says Steve Perrin , Ph.D., CEO & Chief Scientific Officer of ALS TDI. "We thank the people and township of Lexington'/>"/>

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