WAYNE – Funds being raised in support of Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has event organizers more excited about this weekend’s outdoor event.
If you like to walk, run, ride your bike or just want to support a great cause, then the Sunday, September 26 Northeast Nebraska Muscle Walk, Run and Bike event is just for you.
Wayne native, Zach Jorgensen is an author, graphic designer, motivational speaker and vlogger. He’s looking forward to a great turnout.
“So, it starts at the Fire Hall here in Wayne and then it’ll end at the 4th Jug here in Wayne for a post-event celebration,” said Jorgensen. “Where we’re going to have some music, some games and there’ll be pizza and cookies as well.”
The Muscle Walk, Run & Bike offers both a 5K and one mile walk/run or a six-mile bike option around the City of Wayne Trail. Check-in will begin at 2 p.m. with the event starting at 3 p.m. this Sunday.
MDA covers a range of neuromuscular diseases as Jorgensen has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Jorgensen added the funds MDA receives goes not only to funding support groups for clinics for patients with neuromuscular disease but beyond.
“Funding for research for treatments and cures for all neuromuscular diseases,” Jorgensen added. “Also, funding for sending kids with neuromuscular diseases to summer camps all across the United States.
Register now online by visiting mda.donordrive.com/event/nebraskamuscleevent or visit the Our Savior Lutheran church office in Wayne. Online registration will close on Saturday, September 25. Cost to participate is $10 for adults or $5 for children under 12.
Jorgensen would like to thank all the sponsors who stepped up with their donations in helping make a difference.
“I’d just like to thank all the sponsors that we got for the event,” Jorgensen mentioned. “We have almost close to $12,000 that we’ve received from sponsors. We didn’t expect to have that much but we are still going with donations for people registering.”
For more information, you can also call 703-946-3227 or to contact Zach Jorgensen, email him at email@example.com.