Philly Oral Cancer Walk & 5K

Apr, 2013


h3. Help Build Support and Awarenesss of Oral Cancer Prevention

Penn Dental Medicine’s student-run Oral Cancer Society is once again joining with students from Temple University’s School of Dental Medicine to present the Philadelphia Oral Cancer Walk & 5K, Saturday, April 6, 2013. This annual event raises funds in support of the Oral Cancer Foundation, while building awareness of the importance of early detection and screening in the prevention of oral cancer.

h3. Schedule

Come walk or run – whatever your speed, it promises to be a fun day for all! The 5K run starts prior to the walk, travelling through Penn’s campus and the new Penn Park. The starting line for both the run and walk is at Penn Dental Medicine, 40th and Locust Streets – “map”:,+Philadelphia,+PA+19104&hl=en&ll=39.953438,-75.146999&spn=0.116983,0.177326&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=58.858685,70.048828&oq=240+south+40th+s&vpsrc=6&hnear=240+S+40th+St,+Philadelphia,+Pennsylvania+19104&t=m&z=13&iwloc=A.

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| 7:00 am | Run Registration |
| 8:00 am | Run Start |
| 9:00 am | Walk Registration |
| 10:00 am | Walk Start |
| 9:00 am -12:00 pm | Post-race Festivities (“speakers”:, food, drinks, smoothies, music, face-painting, and more!) |
| 8:00 am – 12:00 pm | Free Oral Cancer Screenings |

Post-race events and oral screenings will be held inside Penn Dental Medicine.
“Download event flier”: (PDF)

h3. Registration

Easy online registraton is set up through the Oral Cancer Foundation web site – all proceeds support the Oral Cancer Foundation. Registration includes a free t-shirt for all participants. “Register now >>”:

h3. More Information

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