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Laps for Lexi 2018

Laps for Lexi
Community Events
Saturday, September 29, 2018

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sandy Spring Friends School
16923 Norwood Road
Sandy Spring, MD, 20860
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This fun-filled morning will celebrate what Lexi Speight loved the most in her life: her family, her friends, Care Bears, the color purple and most especially, laughing! There will be a 5K cross country run and 1-mile cross country walk. Well-trained, child-friendly dogs on leashes are invited to join in the fun.

Join us on Saturday, Sept. 29 for Laps for Lexi, an annual celebration that unites our community to stand with families facing childhood cancer today, rededicate themselves to combating this terrible illness, and remember the young lives, like 8-year old Lexi Speight, taken too soon.Laps for Lexi is a vibrant celebration that is fun for the entire family. Held each year on the last Saturday of September (National Childhood Awareness Month), this special day is highlighted by a 5K cross country fun run, 1-mile cross country walk, and children's activities.On Saturday, September 29th 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 from Crest Hill 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 in honor of a special girl!Funds raised will support the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's National, as well as the Lexi Speight Scholarship fund at Sandy Spring Friends School.During the event, we will also be collecting crayons and markers for the Children’s National 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 283-6PM: Pre-Race Check-in at Sandy Spring Friends School Saturday, September 297AM: Check-In and Onsite Registration Open8AM: Welcome and Warm-UpsBloodmobile Appointments Begin8:30AM: Run and Walk9:15AM: Refreshments and Activities To register, please visit:  www.lapsforlexi.orgQuestions?  Please contact lapsforlexi@yahoo.com.  Sandy Spring Friends School false DD/MM/YYYY

Join us on Saturday, Sept. 29 for Laps for Lexi, an annual celebration that unites our community to stand with families facing childhood cancer today, rededicate themselves to combating this terrible illness, and remember the young lives, like 8-year old Lexi Speight, taken too soon.

Laps for Lexi is a vibrant celebration that is fun for the entire family. Held each year on the last Saturday of September (National Childhood Awareness Month), this special day is highlighted by a 5K cross country fun run, 1-mile cross country walk, and children's activities.

On Saturday, September 29th 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 from Crest Hill 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 in honor of a special girl!

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

During the event, we will also be collecting crayons and markers for the Children’s National 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 28

3-6PM: Pre-Race Check-in at Sandy Spring Friends School

 

Saturday, September 29

7AM: Check-In and Onsite Registration Open

8AM: Welcome and Warm-Ups

Bloodmobile Appointments Begin

8:30AM: Run and Walk

9:15AM: Refreshments and Activities

 

To register, please visitwww.lapsforlexi.org

Questions?  Please contact lapsforlexi@yahoo.com.