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Whisper Walk 2018

September 16 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

2018 Whisper Walk/Run for Ovarian Cancer is sponsored by the Vicki Welsh Fund. We hope you’ll join Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care in supporting this important cause.

Join as a team or individual for this inspirational fundraising walk and 5k run to support ovarian cancer awareness. For 14 years, the Kansas City ovarian cancer community has been coming together for our annual fundraising walk by the THOUSANDS and we’re excited to announce that this year’s event will again include a 5k RUN! So grab your running shoes, family, friends & coworkers for what’s expected to be the biggest ovarian cancer event in Kansas City history!

This event will again be held at Zona Rosa in the Northland. Registration begins at 7:30am. The 5K Race will begin at 8:45am and the walk will begin at 9am.

***If you are an Ovarian Cancer Survivor but would like to be a part of a TEAM or be a TEAM CAPTAIN you will need a special code in order to get your registration for free. The discount code is only for ovarian cancer survivors either as an individual, team captain or team member.  Please email: vickiwelshocfund@gmail.com for your code! Then you can register under the Team 5k Walk or Run category and create your team or become part of an established team!

Note: If you are going to create a team you need to let registration update overnight before it will show up in the list so that you can add people to your team.

SURVIVORS – please visit the “Survivor Tent” across from The Grove to get your free gift.

Register here https://vickiwelshfund.org/get-involved/whisperwalk/

Vicki Welsh was an outgoing, compassionate woman, who loved nature, animals, outdoor activities, her art and traveling with her husband Dave, whom she was married to for 33 years. She began having symptoms in 2001 and was finally diagnosed with Stage IV ovarian cancer in July 2002. Vicki lost her battle with ovarian cancer in January of 2006 at the age of 52 and sadly, three months later Vicki’s mother-in-law, Lula Mae (Lou) Welsh, also passed of ovarian cancer.

Shortly before Vicki passed away she expressed her wish to family and friends for the need to better educate women about ovarian cancer. Too frequently this disease is not detected until it’s in an advanced stage, and women need to know their risk factors, the potential symptoms and be assertive in speaking to their health care providers.In Vicki’s memory, this fund has been established to fight ovarian cancer by promoting greater awareness of the disease and its symptoms. Vicki loved life! Helping other women live longer will be her legacy.

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September 16
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7:30 am - 10:00 am
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