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Event Information

Each year, too many lives are lost to lung disease and this is your chance to walk, raise money and make an impact in their honor. By joining the Fight for Walk you are making the commitment to fight lung disease so everyone can breathe easier- including you!

Event Overview

Families, individuals and teams join together in a walk to raise awareness for the 35 million Americans who suffer from asthma. Participants work together to fundraise.
 
Please join the thousands of individuals across the nation who believe in the cause and will walk in their communities as well.
 
You can get involved by:

  • Registering as a Team Captain
  • Joining an existing Team as a new registrant
  • Signing up as an individual registrant
  • Sponsoring the event
  • Joining the event planning committee
  • Making a contribution supporting a registrant  

Event Information

You may register at any time on the www.fightforairrunwalk.org website. The Event will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2013. Registration will open at 7:00am. The Run will start at 8:00am with the Walk to follow.

Refreshments and entertainment will be provided.

There will not be a packet pick-up for this event. Run and Walk participants will receive a bib on event day.

Special Picnic Package - Only $40 (approx. $70 value)
Purchase tickets when you register, or call or email Neale Parker to purchase tickets after you register at (210) 308-8978 ext 202 or sawalk@breathehealthy.org.

Ticket Includes:

  • All Day Park Admission to SeaWorld San Antonio - park opens 10:00 am
  • 1 hour All You Can Eat Buffet 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Lunch is served at Ports of Call which has seven covered pavilions and private restroom facilities exclusive only to us. SeaWorld’s Executive Chef and Catering Department will prepare an unforgettable meal:

Entrée: BBQ Two Meat Combo

Sides: Chilled Potato Salad, SeaWorld’s Signature Baked Beans, Whole Kernel Buttered Corn

Dessert: Freshly Baked Assorted Cookies

Assortment of chilled soft drinks and condiments will also be served.

  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Door prizes and giveaways, along with a special appearance by SHAMU.
  • 2:00 pm – Park Closing
    Enjoy the many nighttime shows and attractions SeaWorld has to offer.

An $18.00 credit can be applied towards the purchase of a 2013 Annual Pass or Fun Card. Offer is valid to only with a paid picnic admission ticket and must be redeemed on the same day at the Passport Processing Center before exiting the park.

*Complimentary parking before 8:00 am for all those in attendance*

Registration Fees

Your Registration fee will count toward your fundraising efforts, displaying as part of your personal pledge total.
 
Runners or Walkers age 15+: $35 registration fee, due at time of registration.
Runners or Walkers age 4-14: $20 registration fee, due at time of registration.
Children under the age of 4: Free to participate

With support from San Antonio Walks and the South Texas Walking Club, we are pleased to offer for the first time a USATF- Certified Invitational 5K Racewalk which will be judged under USA Track & Field rules. The basics of these are:

1) One foot must be on the ground at all times.

2) Contact with the ground is made with the heel and the forward leg must be straight on impact while it transfers under the body.

This event is open to all but awards will only be given out to individuals following Racewalking rules for the entire event—Not designed for leisure or run-walkers. A Racewalking clinic will be provided 30 minutes before the start of the events.

For more information about the most efficient form of athletic walking, please visit the following Racewalking websites:"

http://southtexas.usatf.org (USATF South Texas)

http://eteamz.com/stwc (South Texas Walking Club)

www.usatf.org (USA Track & Field - USATF)

www.racewalk.com (Great training resource for all)

Awards

Medals will be given out post event to the top three overall finishers, male/female/youth.  

The top Racewalkers for Male and Female will also be recognized.

Directions

Click here for a map and directions to the event.

Fundraising

We encourage you to fund raise at least $100 toward the cause.  This is easier than you think!  It is as easy as asking 10 friends for $10.  Our Special Events Staff is here to help you with fun and creative fundraising ideas as well as weekly coaching emails to ensure your fundraising success. Please contact our office for more details at (210) 308-8978 or via email at sawalk@breathehealthy.org.
If you'd like help with fundraising ideas, check out the Participant Resources page or contact our office at (210) 308-8978 or via email at sawalk@breathehealthy.org.
 
Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law. The American Lung Association® is a registered 501 (c) 3 organization. Please make checks payable to the American Lung Association in San Antonio.

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San Antonio, TX 2013 Fight for Air 5K Run/Walk
Top Fundraisers
  1 -  Joanne Moore ($5,650.00)
  2 -  Cynthia R Parsons ($2,545.00)
  3 -  Aven Elizondo ($1,500.00)
  4 -  Rachel Gurwitz ($767.00)
  5 -  Wanda Thiele ($690.11)

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Company Rank
  1 - The Ceremugas ($6,740.00)
  2 - Kindred Hospital - San Antonio ($6,320.00)
  3 - Valero ($3,711.62)
  4 - Pfizer Inc. ($2,500.00)
  5 - Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc ($2,500.00)

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Team Rank
  1 -  In honor of Papadu ($6,740.00)
  2 -  Team Theresa ($6,610.00)
  3 -  Jerry's Girls ($4,495.00)
  4 -  Valero ($3,711.62)
  5 -  Team Cam Cam ($1,290.00)

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