Info For Walk on June 11th

Please check Lifebanc’s link HERE

Only a few days left to order your sign for the Legacy Garden.

I’ll get up to Cleveland in the next 2 weeks and “recon” the area around the Convention Center, the parking situation and all of the other pertinent info in regard to the walk. The walk itself looks like a breeze compared to Blossom’s rolling hills…… 1 mile on flat city streets.

We CAN do THIS!!


SATURDAY, JUNE 11TH – 7:30 a.m. Cleveland Convention Center  

Lifebanc, in its 30th year of saving and healing lives in the region, is hosting the 2016 Donate Life Transplant Games in Cleveland from June 10 – 15.  As part of the Transplant Games, the annual Gift of Life Walk & Run will be held in downtown Cleveland with the course designed to pass iconic Cleveland landmarks.

A record number of supporters will be joining us for this milestone 5K, 10K and Family Fun Walk.  So grab your family and friends, form a team and join us for a very special morning!  We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Schedule for the Day

  • Day-of registration and check-in will open at 7:30 a.m.
  • Opening Ceremony will be held on Mall C and begin at 8:45 a.m.
  • Runners take their place at 9 a.m.
  • 5K & 10K run will begin at 9:15 and is officiated by Hermes Racing
  • Family Fun Walk begins immediately following the start of the race

Online Registration is available or download a printable version of the registration brochure.

Packet Pick-up

Early check-in at the Cleveland Convention Center (300 Lakeside Avenue E) Friday, June 10th noon – 8 p.m. allows you to turn in fundraising money, receive your t-shirt, GOLWR gift, timing bib and explore the Transplant Games village.

Legacy Garden

Order your 24” x 18” Memorial or Tribute sign (includes a photo and 15 words or 30 words without a picture) for the moving Legacy Garden.  Photos and message are now included in the online registration process.  Aprintable form is available to mail back to Lifebanc.  Deadline to order a Legacy Garden sign is May 20, 2016.


Information for parking downtown for the event can be found

For more information, contact or call 888.558.LIFE (5433)

Together we honor the lives of organ and tissue donors, celebrate the lives of those who have received a second chance at life, recognize those waiting for a life-saving transplant and remember those who died while waiting.

All proceeds will support initiatives to educate the community about organ, eye and tissue donation,

and provide bereavement services for families touched by donation/transplantation.  


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