26th Annual Lupus Loop FAQs

When is the Lupus Loop?

The 26th Annual Lupus Loop is on Sunday, October 29th, 2017.  Registration opens at 7AM!  The walk will begin at 8:30AM and end at 11AM 

Where should we meet? 

Please meet in front of the Please Touch Museum.  We will be walking the Memorial Hall Loop in Philadelphia, PA.

How long is the Lupus Loop? 

The Runners will run 5K distance and the Walkers will walk approximately 2.5 Miles.

Can I still fundraise for the Lupus Loop if I can't attend the event?

Absolutely! You can register as a Virtual Participant and help raise money to provide services and research for those living with lupus. 

Can I volunteer for the Lupus Loop? 

Volunteers are needed for a variety of jobs, both before and during the Loop. You can help us organize and recruit sponsors for the event, or help on the day of the event. Jobs range from set up and tear down to assisting with check-in. Some volunteer opportunities do not require walking or standing.  Sign up to volunteer for the Lupus Loop here

Are any awards given out for the Lupus Loop ?

Yes! Read more about the available awards here

How does the Lupus Foundation of America use the contributions? 

Funds raised by the 26th Annual Lupus Loop 5K Run & 2.5 Mile Walk to End Lupus Now® are used to support research, education, and support services for those affected by lupus in the Philadelphia Tri-State area. 90% of all funds remain local and 10% support the National Research Program, Bringing Down the Barriers. For more information on how the Lupus Foundation of America uses contributions, visit our website at www.lupustristate.org or call us at 215-515-7581 or 866-517-5070 (Toll-Free in PA, NJ & DE only).
 

Download our 2017 Event Guide for even more information! 


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