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August

Wellness Walk Initiative
Sponsor: African American Male Wellness Walk
Location: Livingston Park, 760 Livingston Ave
Date: 8/12/17
Description: The largest health initiatives for African Americans and other minorities in the state of Ohio, the purpose of the National African American Male Wellness Walk Initiative is to raise awareness for preventable health diseases.

Central Ohio Heart Walk
Sponsor: American Heart Association
Location: American Heart Association
Date: 8/26/17
Description: Walkers, donors and volunteers accept the challenge to help fight heart disease and stroke.

September

MDA Walk
Sponsor: Muscular Dystrophy
Location: Scioto Audubon Metro Park
Date: 9/10/17
Description: The dollars we raise together fuel MDA's efforts to find research breakthroughs across diseases, to care for kids and adults from day one, and to empower families in hometowns across America with services and support. We can’t do this without you!

National Parkinson Foundation Moving Day
Sponsor: National Parkinson's Foundation
Location: MAPFRE Stadium
Date: 9/24/17
Description: Moving Day ® is the National Parkinson Foundation Central & Southeast Ohio’s annual fundraising walk/run event. It is a fun and inspiring fundraising event that unites families, friends and communities both large and small in the fight against Parkinson’s disease. This celebration of movement will feature a family friendly walk course, a kids area and a special Movement Section featuring local programs we are able to offer for free to the participants due in part to the funds raised at this event.

Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's
Sponsor: Alzheimer's Association
Location: Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's
Date: 9/24/17
Description:  All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association. The Alzheimer's Association is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.

ALS Association Walk to Defeat ALS
Sponsor: ALS Association
Location: Columbus Commons
Date: 9/24/17
Description: More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS® is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something you care about. The Walk to Defeat ALS® is The ALS Association’s biggest annual event, which raises funds that allow our local chapters to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year.

Out of the Darkness Walk
Sponsor: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Location: Alum Creek State Park - Beach Pavillion
Date: 9/24/17
Description: When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

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