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Laps for Lexi 2017

Laps for Lexi
Community Events
Saturday, September 30, 2017

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sandy Spring Friends School
16923 Norwood Road
Sandy Spring, Maryland, 20860
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Come for a fun-filled morning to celebrate what Lexi Speight loved the most in her life: her family, her friends, Care Bears, the color purple and most especially, laughing! A 5K cross-country run and 1-mile cross-country walk at the 8th Annual Laps for Lexi. 

Each year on the last Saturday of September, which is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, members of the community come together under the banner of Laps for Lexi to stand with families facing childhood cancer today, remember the young lives like 8-year old Lexi Speight who were taken too soon, and rededicate themselves to combating this terrible illness.Laps for Lexi is a vibrant celebration - fun for the entire family. On Saturday, September 30th the beautiful campus of Sandy Spring Friends School will be adorned with many of Lexi's favorite things - gorgeous purple balloons, baskets overflowing with homemade cookies, the option to have your nails polished by Nail Girlz, chicken sandwiches from Chick Fil A, a moonbounce, a bounty of delicious breads and baked goods available from Upper Crust Bakery, and hundreds of people running or walking along 5K or 1-mile trails on campus. Without a doubt the spirits of attendees are nourished by the grace, good will and positivity of the event all while raising money for an important cause and in honor of a special girl!Funds raised will support the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's National Medical Center as well as the Lexi Speight Scholarship fund at Sandy Spring Friends School.There will also be a collection of crayons and markers for the 4th Floor (Oncology Unit) Art Room—a haven for patients and their siblings/friends. Your donation will help brighten the day of a child!Schedule:Friday, September 293:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Pre-Race Check-in at Sandy Spring Friends SchoolSaturday, September 307:00 AM: Check-In and Onsite Registration Open8:00 AM: Welcome and Warm-UpsBloodmobile Appointments Begin8:30 AM: Run and Walk9:15 AM: Refreshments and ActivitiesTo register, please visit: www.lapsforlexi.orgQuestions? Please contact lapsforlexi@yahoo.com Sandy Spring Friends School false DD/MM/YYYY

Each year on the last Saturday of September, which is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, members of the community come together under the banner of Laps for Lexi to stand with families facing childhood cancer today, remember the young lives like 8-year old Lexi Speight who were taken too soon, and rededicate themselves to combating this terrible illness.

Laps for Lexi is a vibrant celebration - fun for the entire family. On Saturday, September 30th the beautiful campus of Sandy Spring Friends School will be adorned with many of Lexi's favorite things - gorgeous purple balloons, baskets overflowing with homemade cookies, the option to have your nails polished by Nail Girlz, chicken sandwiches from Chick Fil A, a moonbounce, a bounty of delicious breads and baked goods available from Upper Crust Bakery, and hundreds of people running or walking along 5K or 1-mile trails on campus. Without a doubt the spirits of attendees are nourished by the grace, good will and positivity of the event all while raising money for an important cause and in honor of a special girl!

Funds raised will support the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's National Medical Center as well as the Lexi Speight Scholarship fund at Sandy Spring Friends School.

There will also be a collection of crayons and markers for the 4th Floor (Oncology Unit) Art Room—a haven for patients and their siblings/friends. Your donation will help brighten the day of a child!

Schedule:
Friday, September 29
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Pre-Race Check-in at Sandy Spring Friends School
Saturday, September 30
7:00 AM: Check-In and Onsite Registration Open
8:00 AM: Welcome and Warm-UpsBloodmobile Appointments Begin
8:30 AM: Run and Walk
9:15 AM: Refreshments and Activities

To register, please visit: www.lapsforlexi.org
Questions? Please contact lapsforlexi@yahoo.com