Clear Lake Walk and Run for Huntington's Disease

Saturday, June 08, 2013


Join the Clear Lake, Iowa Walk and Run for Huntington's Disease!

Registration 9:00 a.m.

Walk starts at 10 a.m.


Adult Registration is $20

Children 12 and under - $10

Children 5 years and under are FREE!

Join us for a fun, family-friendly walk outdoors to support families affected by Huntington's disease in Clear Lake and surrounding cities.  Create a team and fundraise through Firstgiving to support the walk even more!

From forming a team, to sponsoring a walk, to volunteering, you can help make a difference in so many lives. Please join our Walk and Run for HD, and help us provide help for today, hope for tomorrow!

What is Huntington's Disease? Huntington's disease (HD) is a devastating, hereditary, degenerative brain disorder that results in a loss of cognitive, behavioral and physical control, and for which, presently, there is no cure and only one FDA-approved treatment for one symptom of HD. HD slowly diminishes the affected individual's ability to walk, think, talk and reason. Symptoms usually appear in an individual between 30 and 50 years of age and progress over a 10 to 25 year period.  Cases of juvenile HD have been diagnosed in children as young as two years of age.   More than 30,000 people in the United States are currently diagnosed with HD.  Each of their siblings and children has a 50 percent risk of developing the disease, therefore 250,000 are at risk.  

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