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Sun shines, funds rain on Shore Run/Walk

Family friendly event brings in more than $150,000 for immunotherapy research

June 21, 2010
Shore Run/Walk

A total of 2,300 people participated in the Shore Run/Walk on the shores of Lake Washington. The annual event raised $151,140 for immunotherapy research at the Center.

Photo by Asgari Photography

Beautiful weather and a big turnout distinguished the 33rd annual Shore Run/Walk on Sunday, June 13. A total of 2,300 people participated in the Shore Run/Walk on the shores of Lake Washington, which included 1,306 in the 5K, 826 in the 10K, and 168 in the Kids’ Run. Together, they raised $151,140 for immunotherapy research at the Hutchinson Center.

Congratulations to the top fundraisers

Individual fundraisers:

  • Ren Whiting raised $7,020 and received two first-class roundtrip Continental Airlines tickets.
  • Mary Ellen Stokes raised $5,600 and received two coach-class roundtrip Continental Airlines tickets.
  • Catherine Blish raised $3,435 and received two coach-class roundtrip Continental Airlines tickets.

Fundraising team:

  • Love Your Shade With Team GG and its 55 members raised $9,460 and will enjoy a thank you dinner at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Seattle.

Largest team:

  • The Presbyterian Retirement Communities Northwest Team had 91 members; each member received a gift from Friends of the Hutch, the volunteer host committee for Shore Run/Walk 2010.

Congratulations to the top race finishers

Zillow.com 5K:

  • Jeremy Brown of Seattle, 18:04
  • Megan Johnson of Seattle, 18:09

News Talk 97.3 KIRO FM 10K:

  • Willie Richardson of Mercer Island, 35:28
  • Susan Empey of Mercer Island, 38:15

The award celebration took place at the Bert’s Red Apple Party-in-the-Park (in Madison Park) featuring live music, food from Madison Park businesses and a drawing for prizes, including Continental Airlines tickets.

View 5K and 10K race results and participant photos here.

Learn more about immunotherapy research at www.fhcrc.org/immuno.

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