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Winged Warriors” 5K Run/Walk On the Runway

September 6th, 2017 |

All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society on Saturday, Oct. 14th

 Hanover Township, PA – Lace-up your best pair of running shoes and takeoff down the runway at Lehigh Valley International Airport (LVIA) to support those fighting cancer.

 On Saturday, October 14th, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) and the Lehigh Valley office of the American Cancer Society (ACS) are teaming up for the “Winged Warriors” 5K Run/Walk on the Runway.

“This truly is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for someone to actually run or walk on the runway, with all the proceeds from this event supporting the unwavering efforts of ACS to help find a cure for cancer,” said J. Michael Dowd, Chairman, LNAA Board of Governors.

 Due to safety and security regulations, the field is limited to 200 participants. Registration includes a $25 fee (before race day) and $35 fee (day of the event). You can sign-up by visiting (Remember, space is limited).

 This is a “lollipop” course which includes running or walking along the taxiways and 1/3 mile on the runway.

 Race Day Details:

7:00 a.m. – Registration

8:00 a.m. – Run / Walk Begins

 *On race day, participants should enter and park at 150 Fashion Drive South, Allentown, Pa.

Proceeds from the “Winged Warriors 5K Run/Walk” event will not only provide financial assistance for programs and services right here in the Lehigh Valley, but will also fund research and the worldwide National Cancer Information Center.

“We are thrilled to combine forces with LVIA, as this event offers an unforgettable stage for us to promote our mission, while continuing to raise funds and cancer awareness,” said Abby Silfies, Senior Manager, Community Development, American Cancer Society, Inc.



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