The WLSFA officially launched our First Annual “Stamp Out Obesity Virtual 5K” Fundraiser on July 1st. “We are thrilled to have met our launch day sign up goals and look forward to an amazing turn out for this fundraiser. This event is a great tool for the WLS patient community and helps the WLSFA Save Lives One Grant at a Time” We can only accomplish events like this because of the dedicated volunteers we have in our community. Chapter leaders, Skilled professionals and Industry sponsors like BariatricPal and Bariatric Advantage make it happen. ~Antonia Namnath CEO – WLSFA.ORG
This virtual 5 K Run or Walk is a perfect opportunity WLS patients and for anyone who wants to support the WLSFA, Try a 5K for the first time in a friendly environment or for people who just like collecting runners BLING! Some people will run or walk on their own and others will join WLSFA Chapters to hit the pavement together. WLSFA Chapter leaders are working hard to build teams to raise money for grants and the biggest chapter team equals wonderful rewards for all involved! People who do not live near a WLSFA Chapter can participate as part of the the Virtual BariAthlete team headed by Pandora Williams & Bill Streetman the 2017 WLSFA BariAthletes of the year! For those in need of training to get ready for the event that begins September 10 – 24th, the WLSFA has a training program available that is Pandora Williams Powered (Certified Personal Trainer)
The Program is a 7 week 5K training program for $74.95. Program details are on the ticketing site. This fantastic program helps build you up for the 3.1 distance and is designed for anyone that wants to follow along . We encourage everyone to get out there and help save lives through participating in a fun, family friendly, fitness event!
Awesome Shirt and Medal for all Participants!
The Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America is a 501( C ) 3 Charity powered by weight loss surgery patients, industry partners and medical professionals. If you have questions or would like to join this event as a participant or sponsor please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 415-234-9074 M-F 9 AM – 5 PM PST.