It’s time again to lace up your walking and running shoes and join us for the:

KAT-Walk & Karo-5K*for*Brain Aneurysm Awareness
Saturday, September 13, 2014**-*Back Cove Boulevard, Portland, Maine

This annual event, named in memory of Kimberly A. Tudor (KAT) and Karolina A. Kurka (Karo), benefits the Brain Aneurysm Foundation in their efforts to support early detection, education, fund research and create awareness about brain aneurysms.

In 2013, through your donations,*the BAF awarded the first "Maine's KAT-Walk and Karo-5K Chair of Research" in the amount of $25,000 to a doctor in Chicago doing life saving work on preventing vasospasm that often occurs after a ruptured brain aneurysm. More info at:*Research Grant

Now in its 6th*year, the KAT-Walk & Karo-5K has grown to include many families affected by brain aneurysms and this day is used to honor survivors and remember loved ones lost to this silent killer. The day starts at 11:00 a.m. with registration, family gatherings, a 50/50 raffle, face painting, and safety helmet fittings conducted by the Michael T. Goulet Foundation.

New this year – Unka Dave’s Kids Fun Run – 12:00pm – ages split to 5-7 & 8-10

The timed Karo-5k run will begin at 1:00 p.m. with prizes awarded to top runners in multiple age groups.**The KAT-Walk will follow the run at 1:05 p.m.

Pre-register for the KAT-Walk & Karo-5K on-line at:*Registration
Set-up or join a fundraising team at:*Kat-Walk & Karo-5K Fundraising Team

Please visit our website at:*www.MaineBA.org*for more info on this event,*pictures of past events,*and our cause.*

“Like” and follow us on Facebook for current info and updates on the event at:*Facebook

September is Brain Aneurysm Awareness month in Maine. Please join us, as we*“share our tears, remember with love, walk & run to honor”*Kim, Karo, and many other families affected and help save lives!

This year’s event sponsors include: Floyd J. Brown Construction, Geiger, Help Print New England, Maine Medical Center-Neuroscience Institute, Coastal Road Repair, and Returnable Services, LLC.

Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to seeing you on September 13th.