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Sunday, November 16, 2014 – 1:30 -4:00 p.m.
* PLEASE NOTE THE EARLIER STARTING TIME*
GUEST SPEAKER: NANCY J. MILLER-IHLI, Ph.D.
Upcoming Event: Making Tracks for Celiacs
The 2014 Baltimore Making Tracks for Celiacs & Gluten-Free Vendor Fair is Sunday, October 5. Register for the 5K Walk/Run before Monday, September 22 to get the discounted fee of $30 (age 13 & up) or $15 (under 13) and to guarantee a T-shirt. You can register as an individual, join a team or just make donation. It’s easy to set up and personalize your own fundraising team page. Team donations and pledges are what propel the Center for Celiac Research towards achieving its goals.
Special Talks/Demonstrations at the Vendor Fair:
Jules Shepard will be doing a baking demonstration for her homemade toaster pastries (pop-tarts). Jules will also be selling her new flour and some of her new baking mixes at the event.
Pam Cureton will give us a Food Labeling update.
UMBC (University of Maryland Baltimore County), University Center building, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250
Registration, the Vendor Fair and post-event activities will take place inside the University Center building, 2nd floor ballroom
To register for the 5K Walk/Run or Gluten-Free Vendor Fair, visit www.celiacwalk.org and click on the link for “Participant Registration” on the left green side bar. Register by September 22 and you are guaranteed a performance T-shirt. Those who register after September 22 and on the day of the race are not guaranteed a T-shirt.
Registration begins at 8:00 am
5K race starts at 9:00 am
Gluten-Free Vendor Fair opens at 10:00 am
The 5K course will be going through the UMBC campus and surrounding areas. Water will be available throughout the courses.
There will be free parking in the Administration Garage and Stadium Lot. (Please see the UMBC website for campus maps.) For directions to UMBC, visit the Baltimore page on www.celiacwalk.org.
Gluten- Free Vendor Fair:
After the races, plan on enjoying some gluten-free refreshments available to sample and to purchase at the Gluten-Free Vendor Fair. We will have many vendors this year, including some new gluten-free companies. If you can’t participate in the 5K, but still want to be a part of the event and support the Center, you can register solely for the Vendor Fair. Fees are $10 for admission only (over age 5), $20 for admission plus t-shirt (over age 5) and kids under age 5 are free (no t-shirt).
Silent auction, children’s activities, awards & metals for winning participants, and a raffle with fun items like restaurant gift cards, gluten-free foods and more.
We’d love to see a bigger turnout this year so get everyone you know to come out and join us!! This event supports the Center for Celiac Research in a major way and we count on it for crucial research funds for the year. Many thanks to everyone who has participated in the past and we hope to have your continued support for this year!