Event Details

The inaugural Cure Sickle Cell Walk is a fundraising and awareness event for sickle cell disease at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

When

Saturday, May 30, 2020
9:00 a.m. – Registration
11:00 a.m. – Ceremonial walk

Where

Lincoln Financial Field
1 Lincoln Financial Field Way
Philadelphia, PA 19148
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Why

Proceeds from the Cure Sickle Cell Walk & Family Fun Day support the breakthrough research and care that happens every day at Children’s Hospital improving the lives of children with sickle cell disease.

Registration Fees

Online Registration
Adults: $20
Children (age 4-12): $10
Children younger than 4: Free
Sickle cell patient: Free
Online registration ends Thursday, May 28, 2020 at noon.

Event Day Registration
Adults: $25
Children (age 4-12): $15
Children younger than 4: Free
Sickle cell patient: Free

Questions

For more information, email curesicklecellwalk@email.chop.edu.


Event Co-chairs

Darlene K. Logan
Judith E. Royal

Honorary Chair: Aaron McKie

 
“aaron-mckie-180x240"Aaron McKie’s Philadelphia basketball roots run deep. He started at Simon Gratz High School and went on to Temple University, where he arguably was one of the best players in school history — earning three visits to the NCAA tournament and the 1993 Philadelphia Big 5 Player of the Year. A first round draft pick in 1994, McKie played 13 seasons in the NBA – eight with the Philadelphia 76ers. In the 2000-01 season, McKie earned Sixth Man of the Year honors while helping the 76ers reach the NBA Finals. After retiring in 2008, McKie served on the coaching staff for the 76ers and Temple, and he was recently promoted to Head Coach at Temple. McKie resides in the Philadelphia area with his wife and their four children.