Novant Health Presents The ASMBS Foundation’s 2018 Walk From Obesity | PHOTOS

CHARLOTTE, N.C. —  Come out and walk or run for a great cause at the 2018 Walk from Obesity and Fun Run presented by Novant Health Bariatric Solutions and benefiting the ASMBS Foundation.

The event will be held on Saturday, September 8th, 2018 at Midtown Park located at 805 S. Kings Dr., in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Check-in time is 7:30 a.m., and the walk begins at 8:30 a.m.

Registration continues online until September 7th, at 1 p.m.  Donations will be accepted until December 31st, 2018, at 11:45 p.m.

The Walk from Obesity and Fitness Fun Run is the ASMBS Foundation’s largest fundraising event and aims to raise money for for increased awareness, education, and research regarding the need for effective obesity treatments.

More than one-third of American adults are affected by obesity-related conditions including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, which are some of the leading causes of preventable death.

All registrations include an official Walk from Obesity T-shirt, which can be picked up at the walk.

Children under the age if 12 are FREE with a registered parent or guardian.  There will also be fun activities for the children.

The event will be held rain or shine so arrive early for stretching and a fun group warm-up.

Contact Alex Kirby at akirby@novanthealth.org or 704-222-3202 for more information or if you have any questions.