March for Marrow Texas - 5K Run and Patient & Family Walk

Sunday, Mar 28, 2021

Statewide in Texas(Online)
Austin, TX 73301

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12th Annual March for Marrow TX 5K and 2021 March for Marrow TX Walk

Sponsored by MD Anderson Cancer Center

Patients, family members, friends and advocates, tell your story, create a team, and set a goal to support AAMDSIF!  

Doctors, Nurses, Research Fellows – make this a fun, competitive run or walk with your colleagues. Most spirited or largest team gets a prize!!! Timing is optional.

We are raising awareness about rare bone marrow failure diseases and funds for patient and family services and research for better treatments for patients fighting bone marrow failure diseases.

Participants will receive a t-shirt and we will award medals for the winners of each age category!


We invite Doctors, Nurse, Patients or Family Members and Sponsors to speak. We also welcome bands, cheerleading squads, and singers to participate.

Saturday, March 27, 2021, 9:00 to 9:30 am

Opening Ceremony with Greetings from our Doctors, Nurses and Sponsors

Our Star, Nicholas Smith, and Family Testimonials

Team Selfies and Cheers

Shotgun Start for the 5K Run and Patient & Family Walks and Raffle Announcement

Saturday, March 27 - Saturday, April 3

Run or walk anytime, anywhere this week, and report your times!

Saturday, April 3, 2021, 9:00 to 9:30 am

Announcement of Top Fundraisers and Largest or Most Spirited Medical Teams

Recognition of ALL participants and supporters

Raffle Winners

Moment of Remembrance and Farewell

Registration Options

Adult Walker or Runner (Age 21+, non-students): $30 each

Student Walker or Runner (14 - 21 enrolled in high school or college): $20 each

Youth Walker or Runner (6 to 13): $15 each

Children 5 and under: Free - donations accepted.


Anywhere you and your friends choose to, walk, run, cycle or skate – 1 or 2 miles or 5 kilometers – in a park, through your neighborhood, or on a treadmill - during the event week.

Walk or run with your furry friend or pushing a stroller. Or sleep in and donate to your virtual team.

Walk Virtually!

Run 5k Virtually!


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