Early-bird Deadline for 5k Run~Walk for Cancer is May 10

Coins for Cancer and Exercise Class to Benefit Cancer Center


Early-bird registration for this year’s Emerson Hospital’s 5k Run~Walk for Cancer ends soon!  Save $5 when you register by Thursday, May 10.  All early-bird registrants will receive a race shirt in their preferred size!  Visit www.EmersonHospital.org/5k for event details, to register to walk or run and to make a donation to support cancer care at Emerson Hospital.

The popular family event features a 5k walk, chip-timed run, a 1 mile kids’ run, lunch, music, swimming, giveaways and more. Emerson’s Run~Walk  will take place rain or shine at The Thoreau Center, 275 Forest Ridge Road in Concord on Saturday, June 9.  The presenting sponsor of Run~Walk is Cambridge Savings Bank. 

Coins for Cancer Community Spare Change Drive During the Month of May!
Emerson’s Run~Walk is pleased to initiate a community-wide spare change drive called Coins for Cancer.  Community members are invited to donate their spare change during the month of May to benefit cancer care in the community.  Drop-off locations in Concord include Cambridge Savings Bank, The Thoreau Club, and Emerson Hospital’s Main Entrance.  Consider donating a few coins from your pockets or fill bags with coins you collect from your purse, laundry and other places you keep change. Make alternate drop-off arrangements by calling (978) 287-8765.  

Orange Theory Exercise Class to Benefit Cancer Care on May 7!
Try out the interval training fitness craze!  On Monday, May 7, at 5:30 p.m., join us at Orange Theory, located at 80 Beharrell Street in West Concord for a heart-pumping workout to benefit cancer care!  The $15 class fee for each participant will be donated to Run~Walk to provide therapeutic programs for patients who are being treated for cancer at Emerson Hospital. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.  Please call (978) 287-8765 for information or to register.

In addition to Cambridge Savings Bank’s presenting sponsorship, Emerson is pleased to announce its Run~Walk tribute sponsors: The Patenaude/Fivek Team at Barrett Sotheby’s, The Thoreau Club, Polar Beverages and Action Unlimited.  Online registration is available through June 6. Walk-in registrations the day of the event are also welcome. For more information, please call Emerson’s Development Office at (978) 287-8765 or email runwalk@emersonhosp.org.


The Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital-Bethke brings together experienced cancer specialists, leading-edge technology, and the latest treatment options for patients in Emerson’s service area.  Emerson’s close collaboration with Mass General’s main campus downtown means patients receive world-class cancer care right in their neighborhood. Learn more: http://www.emersonhospital.org/MedServicesAndCenters/Centers/Bethke.aspx.
Emerson Hospital is a multi-site health system headquartered in Concord, Mass., with additional facilities in Sudbury, Groton, and Westford, and urgent care centers in Hudson and Littleton.  The 179-bed hospital provides advanced medical services to more than 300,000 individuals in 25 towns. For more information about Emerson Hospital visit www.emersonhospital.org.