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Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes set for October 18

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San Diego CA— The American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) in San Diego will host Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, a fundraising walk on Sunday morning, October 18, at NTC Park at Liberty Station, 2455 Cushing Road, San Diego. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., and the walk will begin at 9 a.m. On-site registration will be available. Several walk routes are available; the maximum is three miles Event information is available at www.diabetes.org/stepoutsandiego.
About 1,000 walkers are expected to participate and raise about $200,000 in donations for diabetes research and programs and services for people living with diabetes. More than 120 teams are expected to walk, including teams representing businesses, neighborhoods, clubs, community groups, churches and family members affected by diabetes. For additional event information, contact Laurie Corbin, Manager, Fundraising and Special Events, at (619) 234-9897, ext. #7510, or LCorbin@diabetes.org.
Admission to attend Step Out is free. There is no cost to be a walker. Prizes can be earned by those walkers who raise the highest donation dollar amounts. Monies raised at Step Out will benefit the American Diabetes Association’s ongoing efforts to fund research, advocacy efforts, education and Camp Wana Kura, a summer day-camp held at Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve for children with diabetes.
Among the local 2015 Step Out sponsors: UC San Diego Health System, Profil Institute for Clinical Research, Dexcom, Lions Clubs International, Osetra the Fishhouse, AstraZeneca and Edcure.org.

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Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes set for October 18