The Walk to CureDuchenne will bring together families, friends and the Austin community in downtown Austin on February 14, 2016. The Walk to CureDuchenne has partnered with The Paramount Break-A-Leg 5K on its inaugural walk. With so much hope in the Duchenne community and potential lifesaving therapies on the way this will be a celebration of life and progress of CureDuchenne and the families they serve.
Registration begins at 6 a.m. at the State Capitol (exact location TBD) the walk starts at 7:30 a.m. at the Texas Capitol. This walk is for all ages, wheelchairs and strollers are welcome on the course. The registration fee is $40, and $20 for those 16 and younger.
Tim Revell of Austin is a father of two young boys with Duchenne and is running the Austin Marathon for the 11th time in support of CureDuchenne. CureDuchenne is a national nonprofit that raises awareness and funds research to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and is an official charity of the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon. After the 5K walk is complete The Walk to Cure Duchenne participants will greet Tim and his marathon team as he crosses the finish line.