Take the Southshore to Lakeshore 12-20!

Solstice Weekend – June 23rd at the Indiana Dunes State Park

Take the South Shore Rail Line to the inaugural LakeShore12-20 event at the Indiana Dunes State Park on Sunday, June 23, 2013 hosted by the Foundation For Molecular Medicine and sponsored by Franciscan Alliance. What a wonderful way to play at the Indiana Dunes and enjoy the Family Health/Cancer Awareness Day. Bring your family and friends and enjoy hours of entertainment while you picnic on the beach. The Lakeshore 12-20 is an event not to be missed!

The event starts at 9am with a 5k run, walk, bike, or paddle with the timed race starting at the Chesterton Park. Prizes will be awarded to top finishers along with grand prizes for the top fundraisers after the race. Shuttle buses will provide transportation from the entrance of the Indiana Dunes State Park to the start line at Chesterton Park adjacent to the Chesterton Middle School and back into the Dunes at the finish line.  Gears check in/out will be provided as well as two hydration stations.
The South Shore CVA is thrilled to support the Foundation for Molecular Medicine’s LakeShore12-20 event at the Indiana Dunes State Park,” said Speros Batistatos, president and CEO of the South Shore CVA. “This event will not only highlight the South Shore and the Indiana Dunes, but will also help support FFMM’s mission of educating people on the need for earlier detection and remediation of cancer and promoting healthy lifestyles.”

All entrance fees and donations from the event go directly towards education on the early detection of metastatic cancers, neurodegenerative diseases, and the promotion of healthy lifestyles. The registration fee includes a day pass to the Dunes, a commemorative T-shirt, and a tote bag filled with gifts from our co-sponsors.Registration forms and fund raising sheets are available online at Pre-register online or mail the completed form along with your registration fee to: The Foundation For Molecular Medicine, 31 Lockerbie Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46385. Pre-registration is $30/ person and you can also register on race day between 8:00am and 8:45am for $35.
Stay after the race and enjoy music and a fashion show that features sun-safe style while you picnic at the beach. Kids will have a blast with a street magician performance, face painting, and a Cosmic UFO show. It will be a fun-filled day no matter how long you stay and benefit from the dedicated sponsors and volunteers for this event.

Frank Szczepanski, Co-Founder and organizer of the event said “our LakeShore12-20 event, ‘The Family Health/Cancer Awareness Day’ promises to be the most exciting Family event at the Indiana Dunes this summer.  We expect over 1,000 people to attend and with your support, we will host this event every year with the hope of educating the general public on  the need for early detection and remediation of cancer.  We hope that all participants have a blessed and great day with their family and friends.”

Competitors and volunteers are invited to share in the desire to beat cancer and enjoy Solstice weekend with the folks at the Indiana Dunes State Park on Sunday June 23, 2013. For more information call Susan Barriball at: 219-926-3028. Register or make a donation at today!

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