Saturday, May 17, 2014

Carter's Walk 4 CURED

4198 Empire Dr

Bakersfield , CA 5K, 10K

This Event Took Place Sat. May 17, 2014

IMAGINE A LIFE WITHOUT FOOD!!

Imagine a life without food! That is a reality for 5 year old Carter. He was diagnosed with Eosinophilic Esophagitis, a rare autoimmune white blood cell GI disorder, in Jan 2011. In May 2011, ALL food was removed from Carter's diet. Carter now gets his nutrition from a special medical formula through a Gtube. Carter has trialed many foods, all of which his body has rejected, causing severe damage to his esophagus. Carter was also diagnosed with Gastroparesis in May 2012, a condition where your stomach muscles are paralyzed and do not process the food properly into the small intestine. Carter is still searching for a safe food for him to eat; currently he has none. He has a long road ahead of him and could use all the support he can get. IMAGINE A LIFE WITHOUT FOOD!

4th Annual Carter's Walk 4 CURED will be held on May 17, 2014 at Yokuts Park. Register to participate in a 10k run, 5k run, or 5k family fitness walk. First 500 registered participants will recieve an Event T-shirt. Register before April 15th and recieve a $5 discount off your registration fee. Registration includes: your entry for 10k/5k run or 5k family fitness walk, event t-shirt (first 500 to register), free BBQ lunch, and free racer food before/after race. Also, all participants will recieve a Carter's Walk 4 CURED Finsher's medal this year! After your run, enjoy our family fun day: free Kid Zone (bounce houses, face painting, and much more), amazing vendors, free cotton candy, BBQ lunch (free to pre-registered participants), live music, raffle prizes and silent auction items. You can give the gift of hope to kids suffering from Eosinophilic Diseases by registering for the 4th Annual Carter's Walk 4 CURED!

Schedule of Events

7:30 Late Registration/Packet Pick-up
8:30 10K/5K Run
8:40 5K Family Fitness Walk
9:00-12:00 Family Fun Day (BBQ lunch, live music, raffle baskets, silent auction, vendors, FREE Kid Zone with bounce houses, face painting and much more!)

Local time: 1:06 AM
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Brandy Stiles
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