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Miles for Migraine San Francisco 2021

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MILES FOR MIGRAINE

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Miles for Migraine will host its 13th annual 2-mile Walk (or Intentional Movement of your choice), 5K Run and Relax San Francisco Event at Golden Gate Park Bandshell on Saturday October 23rd. This fundraiser for Migraine & Headache Awareness, Treatment & Research will take place as a live event following current COVID-19 protocols for safety.

Race Day Volunteers

Set-Up: Volunteers are needed to help our staff set-up the festival area and course. Set-up volunteers are needed from approx. 6am-9am.

Course Monitors: Volunteers are needed to be cheerleaders on the course and make sure participants are going in the right direction. Course monitors are needed from approx. 7:30 am - 10:30 am depending on event distance.

Water Station: Volunteers are needed to setup and manage the water stops from approx. 8:30 am - 10:30 am.

Registration: Volunteers needed to assist with registration from 7:00 am - 10:30 am. Must be organized, have ability to work at a fast pace and familiar with race registration process to assist in this area.

Pre and Post Race Nutrition: Prepare the water, sport drink, snacks, and medal area for our participants as they cross the finish line from 8am-10:30am.

Cheerleaders: If you are unable to walk or run, this is the perfect way to be involved and support all who are walking and running! We would love for you to join us from 8:30 am -10:30 am and welcome participants back through the finish line.

Clean-Up: Help our staff break down and clean up the festival area from approx. 9am-11am.

For more information on volunteering please contact:

Katie Morrison

Katie@redpointproductions.com

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About MILES FOR MIGRAINE

Location:

4114 HAIN DR, LAFAYETTE HL, PA 19444, US

Mission Statement

Miles for Migraine is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of improving the lives of migraine patients and their families, raising public awareness about headache disorders, and helping find a cure for migraine. Miles for Migraine produces fun walk/run events, typically a 2-mile walk and 5K and 10K races to raise money for migraine research. We also host youth camps for kids and teens impacted by migraine or other headache disorders.

Description

In addition to pain, sickness, and - for many - daily disability, migraine carries a severe burden of discrimination and negativity from many members of the community.

This is social stigma.

History demonstrates that diseases that are stigmatized, like HIV, and breast cancer, can only change in the public’s mind when the patients and their families come together in community action asking for recognition. Diseases in which the patients do not stand up for themselves remain badly stigmatized, and patients do not receive the research or therapies needed to effectively treat their condition. This is true even if doctors speak up for the disease; patients and their families must take over the effort.

Migraine is a major disease that receives about a 20th of the research dollars that should be given to it based upon its impact. Migraine patients desperately need new research to discover new treatments, and headache researchers and clinical specialists need to be trained. Miles for Migraine does all of these things; it does so by bringing patients together in the community while also participating in an activity that is good for your health!

Community
Health & Medicine
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Sat Oct 23, 2021
06:00 AM - 11:00 AM

WHERE

Golden Gate BandshellJohn F Kennedy Dr & Hagiwara Tea Garden DriveSan Francisco, CA 94118

SKILLS

  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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