“I Ran for Joann” 5k Run & 2 Mile Walk

Jul 22

“I Ran for Joann” 5k Run & 2 Mile Walk

July 22, 2017

9:00 am

Runkle Lake Park


The Amyloidosis Foundation will host a 5k run and 2 mile walk on Saturday, July 22, 2017 in honor of Joann Waldo. The event will take place in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, during Crystal Fall’s Summer Fest.

Registration will begin at 7:00am at Runkle Lake Park (race starts at 9:00am). All pre-registered participants will receive a “I Ran for Joann” t-shirt for participating. After running or walking, participants will cool down and fuel up with assorted snacks and refreshments and will have the opportunity to participate in basket raffles.

All proceeds will be used by the Amyloidosis Foundation for patient support, education, awareness and research leading to a cure.

Register here.

“Run for Your Life!” – Walk/Run

Oct 21

“Run for Your Life!” – Walk/Run

October 21, 2017


Independence Oaks County Park


We cordially invite you to participate in the Amyloidosis Foundation Run for Your Life! 5k/10k Walk/Run. This event will raise money to provide medical research and will help fund programs that benefit amyloidosis patients and their families.

The event will be held Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Independence Oaks County Park in Clarkston, MI. The 10k will kick off at 9:30 a.m. followed by the 5k at 9:45 a.m. Awards will be given for top qualifiers as well as best costume. Race includes food and drink at the finish line plus Chronotrack timing by Newton Timing & Race Services Company.

Register early for lowest prices and receive:

  • Run for Your Life! Long sleeve tech shirt
  • Finisher’s medal

Race Information Links Below:


**To volunteer at this event, please complete the form below**

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2017 Pittsburgh Amyloidosis Research Benefit

Oct 27

2017 Pittsburgh Amyloidosis Research Benefit

October 27, 2017


Pittsburgh, PA


The Amyloidosis Foundation is proud to announce the 2017 Amyloidosis Research Benefit in Pittsburgh, PA on Friday, October 27. Our goal is to raise donations for the AF Research Grant Program. Since 2005, the foundation has awarded over $1.4 million to young researchers pursuing a cure for amyloidosis. Dr. Darcy Tannehill, amyloidosis patient, Pittsburgh resident and member of the Amyloidosis Foundation Board of Directors, is the Chairwoman for our fundraiser.

The event will be at the Montour Heights Country Club starting at 5:30pm. The evening will include strolling appetizers, dinner, live music, cash bar and a silent auction. Proceeds from this event will allow us to continue our support for ground-breaking medical research.

Join us on this special night as we raise funds for research and celebrate our amyloidosis community.

Tickets are $175 and we have tables of eight for $1400, click here to purchase. Event sponsorships are also available, please use this link.

Hotel reservation information

Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport, 1160 Thorn Run Road, Coraopolis, PA  15108

Phone: 412-262-2400 (hotel) or 866-716-8134 (reservations)

**Please mention the Pittsburgh Amyloidosis Research Benefit when making reservations**

Rooms are reserved for check-in on October 26th and check out on October 28th. The room rate is $118 per night. The hotel is 5 minutes from the event and there is a  complimentary shuttle to the benefit. Reservations must be made by September 26th.


For more information, please contact the Amyloidosis Foundation at 1-877-AMYLOID.

Purchase tickets here