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Colleen's BA 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk is an annual event established in memory of Colleen Mitchel, who was born with liver disease (biliary atresia or BA) and died in 2013 at 19 years old from complications due to liver disease, while awaiting another liver transplant.  Proceeds support biliary atresia research at Johns Hopkins Pediatric Liver Center in Baltimore, Maryland and help promote organ donation awareness.

 
 

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RUN DAY RAFFLE!  

During Packet Pick-Up times (Friday, June 3 at Modell's in Bethesda and Saturday, June 4 at GEDS) and immediately following the Run/Walk, we will be holding a Raffle! Tickets are $5 each, or 6 for $25!  Plan to stay after the Run/Walk and enjoy the Raffle Drawing, Prize Give-Away, and celebration at Grace Episcopal Day School!  

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Colleen's BA 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Start/Finish*

9:00 am Start

Grace Episcopal Day School

9411 Connecticut Avenue

Kensington, MD

Colleen Mitchel attended Grace Episcopal Day School in Kensington and Walter Johnson (WJ) High School in Bethesda.  Colleen was born with biliary atresia (BA), the most serious liver disease of infancy and childhood, and died in 2013 at age 19 due to complications with liver disease.  She was a sophomore at the University of Michigan.

As a tribute to Colleen, and to aid in the effort to discover the cause of biliary atresia, her family has organized this annual community fundraiser.  Proceeds support BA research at Johns Hopkins Pediatric Liver Center in Baltimore, Maryland and organ donation awareness in our community.

*Colleen's BA 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk begins at the corner of Beach Drive and Connecticut Avenue in Kensington

Race Course:  Beach Drive trail from Connecticut Avenue – 1.55 miles East and back

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