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Annual Meeting 5k Fun Run and One Mile Fun Walk for NCS Research By Jennifer Robinson, APRN and Susanne Muehlschlegel, MD Calling all walkers and runners! After a Whether you are an avid runner, a casual stroller, or even a fi rst- successful inaugural 5k Fun Run and One time-ever participant, this is the event for you! What better way Mile Fun Walk in Seattle, we are pleased to kick off the Annual Meeting? Please join us for a great way to to announce the 2nd annual running of the explore Scottsdale, embark on a unique networking opportunity, charity event to benefi t the NCS Research burn some calories, and raise money for a great cause. Fund. The 1st running was very popular and received rave reviews. In addition, over Bring your running shoes and join us at the starting line. T-shirts $2,600 was raised last year for the research will be available for all advance registrants. fund. Thank you! This year, we would like Details: Jennifer Robinson, to increase this amount by $1,000. You can thWednesday, October 7 APRN help us by participating and by recruiting 6:30 AM start (please arrive by 6:15 AM for an on-time start and friends and family to run or walk as well. stretching) Walkers will start immediately after the runners The run/walk will kick off the start of the Register on-line with your Annual Meeting registration fi rst day of the conference. The Scottsdale Family and guests are encouraged to participate course promises to be fl at, fast, and scenic, Fee is $45 per person and it is located on-site at the conference hotel, the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. No transportation will be necessary as the start and fi nish of this loop course is just outside your hotel room. Both the 5k and one mile Susan courses explore a beautiful golf course. The Muehlschlegel, race will end early enough for runners and MD walkers to attend the fi rst morning session. All proceeds will go directly to the NCS Research Fund intended to sponsor the NCS Research Training Fellowship, to be given out for the fi rst time this year. Please register with your Annual Meeting registration to guarantee your spot. Like last year, advanced registration is highly recommended as only a limited number of bibs will be available for on-site registration. Family members can attend as well. This year, we are encouraging registration of teams, so ask your colleagues from your institution or ICU to run as a team. 16


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