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Run for the Cure.

Run for the Children.

Run for the Rose.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Brain cancer will once again meet its match in April as patients, supporters and family members converge for the 15thAnniversary Run for the Rose on Sunday, April 2, 2017, 8 a.m., at NRG Park.

Run for the Rose supports MD Anderson Cancer Center’s immunotherapy research, new drug development and clinical trials for patients with brain cancer, as well as neuroscience research initiatives and the Pediatric Palliative Care Program at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. At McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, funds support cutting-edge research and treatment for children with brain tumors, a cause close to Marnie’s heart

Other race-day activities include a Family 1K and a post-race party at NRG Park for all participants. Timed 5K participants are eligible to win. Awards will be given to male and female 5K participants who finish first, as well as the top three male and female finishers in specific-age categories. Children receive medals.