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2020 Fiesta 5K for ALS Research

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Fiesta 5K will now be a virtual event!

About the Race

Since its inception in 2007, the Fiesta 5K has raised more than $3.5 million for ALS research. Participants can run/walk as part of a team or on their own.  The goal of the race is simple - we want to make people more aware of ALS and raise funds to support our efforts toward a cure.

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2020 Fiesta 5K will now be a virtual race!

Given the outbreak of COVID-19, we have made the decision to transition the 2020 Fiesta 5K for ALS Research scheduled for Saturday, May 2, 2020 in downtown Baltimore into a virtual event. We believe this decision the smartest and safest option to ensure the health and wellness of our participants, sponsors, vendors and volunteers.

About Packard Center

The Robert Packard Center for ALS Research has been at the forefront of ALS research for the close to twenty years. Our approach to research is one where we facilitate intense scientific collaboration across institutional and administrative boundaries. Our aim is to provide innovative, promising, focused projects with researchers who understand that collaboration is a powerful catalyst in ending the disease

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