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Penn Medicine’s Fifth Annual 5K for the IOA and Memory Mile Walk

RunnerMark your calendars for Penn Medicine’s Fifth Annual 5K for the IOA and Memory Mile Walk (Dogs are welcome to join us for the walk) on Sunday, September 25, 2016. The event will be held on Penn’s campus, starting at Shoemaker Green between the Palestra and Franklin Field, and running through Penn Park, with its skyline views of Center City Philadelphia.

The 5K Run will begin on September 25 at 8 a.m. and the Memory Mile Walk/dog walk will begin at 8:15 a.m.

Proceeds will help further innovative research by Penn’s Institute on Aging through the Pilot Grant Program, to fill funding gaps and foster exploration of new directions in research for Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Please visit to sign up for run or walk, to volunteer or donate today!

For information, contact: Elizabeth H. Yannes (215-573-4961 or

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