(Saturday) 8:30 am - 11:30 am CST
UT Health San Antonio
Join us for our 4th Annual Chromosome 18 Starfish Dash 5K Run / Walk & Health and Wellness Fair bringing together health-minded people to run, walk, and participate
Join us for our 4th Annual Chromosome 18 Starfish Dash 5K Run / Walk & Health and Wellness Fair bringing together health-minded people to run, walk, and participate in the 5K! The Starfish Dash helps children and families improve their health and quality of life through a morning of fun! This event features FREE health & wellness events including the SA Fitness in the Park bus, nutrition counseling, dentistry & health screenings, meditation, exercise, and a free kids 100 yd dash. The event also features free, healthy snacks and drinks, live music, folk dancing, SA Fire & Police Departments, and free community resources. Come and join us in this FREE community event for the whole family.
There is NO FEE to participate, but registration is required to participate in the 5K. Fundraising efforts are highly encouraged and appreciated in supporting Chromosome 18’s mission. Fundraising incentive levels start at just $10 for a Fiesta Medal & $50 limited edition Starfish Dash t-shirt.
All funds raised will go toward our mission of helping people with chromosome 18 abnormalities overcome the obstacles they face so they may lead happy, healthy and productive lives. We are proud that the leading global research center for Chromosome 18 is based at UT Health San Antonio and is celebrating 29 years of cutting-edge research. We also offer support for physicians & families of children with chromosome 18 abnormalities which include many cognitive and physical impairments.