Current Fundraising Totals for Baltimore Running Festival
AS OF AUGUST 28, 2014
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One of the more popular races of the Baltimore Running Festival is the Team Relay. Running the same 26 mile course as the marathoners, the Team Relay consists of FOUR participants per team with each runner selecting a portion of the marathon course to run.
We are participating in our first ever team relay to raise money to support our research. With your help, we can raise money to continue our fight against Lyme disease. We would like you to donate either $1, $2 , or $4 per mile we complete, or if you are feeling even more generous, to choose your own amount! Choose a donation amount above and we will keep you updated on our progress. Thank you for your support!
Lyme disease makes hundreds of thousands of people sick every year; it is the most commonly reported tick-borne infection in the United States. Children are especially hard-hit by Lyme disease with the highest in incidence among children between the ages of 5 to 14.Read More
There is an urgent need for research into the complex problem of chronic Lyme disease. Physicians need new tools to identify and treat patients who have persistent symptoms even after antibiotic therapy.Read More
LymeMD is a national leader in the search for solutions to the Lyme disease epidemic. Our mission is to promote research leading to the understanding of Lyme disease and its varied manifestations. At LymeMD, we focus on translating research into clinical practice and we strive for a future where accurate diagnosis and effective treatment will new hope to Lyme disease patients and their families.