Updates For The Gift of Life Walk/Run

Hi everyone,

First, I did some recon in downtown Cleveland this past weekend and there are multiple places to park around the Cleveland Convention Center, which is located at 300 Lakeside Ave, Cleveland OH, 44113.

Parking – there are lots and garages close to the Convention Center, but remember there may be as many as 50,000 people in town for the Transplant Games. Lifebanc sent this link in regard to parking – PARKING

Other Info – EVERYONE walking will also wear a runner bib this year. The bib will allow you to enter the Convention Center. In regard to the info below, I have RSVP’ed to pick up the Heart Warriors packets at Lifebanc next Weds. The packets will include the bibs required for entrance. Also, I know we have a number of people that have expressed a desire to walk with us, or have just recently mailed in their registrations and do not show on our official team list HERE, I am emailing Lifebanc again today to ensure I can pick up these packets as well.

This is what Lifebanc sent yesterday –

The Gift of Life Walk & Run is right around the corner!

Some important information:


Individuals registrants can pick-up your t-shirts and race bibs on Friday, June 10th at theCleveland Convention Center from noon to 8:00 p.m.  Please note that even if you are walking, you will be receiving a bib for entry into the event area.


TEAM CAPTAINS, if you have not already RSVP’d to do team pick-up the DEADLINE is THIS FRIDAY. Team packets will be available to team captains on Wednesday, June 8th from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Lifebanc (4775 Richmond Road, Warrensville Heights) Please note, these can only be picked up by team captains who have RSVP’d to golwr@lifebanc.org by Friday, June 3rd. Individual packets will not be given out on this day, nor will partial pick-ups be allowed. ONLY FULL TEAM PICK-UP is available on this day.


Online registration will be closing at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, June 6th. All registrations after that date must be done on-site at packet pick-up on the 10th or on the morning of the GOLWR from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Please note that the price will increase to $35 for adults and $25 for children.



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