15th Annual Rochester River Run/Walk 5K set for Sunday, April 17

University of Rochester Medical Center
Hundreds of participants turn out to run, walk, and pledge their support for organ transplant patients and families at the 2015 Rochester River Run/Walk 5K.
The Rochester River Run/Walk 5K—scheduled for Sunday, April 17 at Genesee Valley Park—is raising funds in support of patients who are awaiting or recovering from organ transplant surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital. Individuals and teams are invited to run, walk or pledge their support at RiverRun.urmc.edu.

At 10 a.m. runners will depart on the 3.1-mile scenic route along the Genesee River, which crosses Genesee Valley Park and the University of Rochester campus. The track is certified by USA Track & Field #NY15140KL and chip-timed racing results will be available. Walkers will follow at 10:05 a.m.

Each year UR Medicine’s Solid Organ Transplant program serves hundreds of heart, liver, pancreas and kidney patients from across Western New York, the Southern Tier, and beyond. In addition to current transplant recipients, Strong provides ongoing care for patients who continue coming to Rochester for medical care related to their transplant. Continue reading
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