The 5K Bite Back for a Cure Race follows a path in a woody, shady forest with scenic water views. Registration and check in begins at 10:30 am, opening remarks are at 11:30, the Lowell Party Band plays at 11:45, and the race begins at 12:00 pm near the parking entrance of Conway Ice Arena. Closing ceremonies will be held by the registration area from 2-2:30. Information stations, a live band, food, and more will be available!
Saks Fifth Avenue Benefit Event for Tick-Borne Disease AllianceSunday, September 21st, Merrimack, NH
- Live DJ
- Free Refreshments
- Opening Remarks with TBDA's John Donnally
- Keynote Address by award-winning author Katina Makris
Saturday, October 11th, Florence, AL
7:30 am - Registration and check-in begins, then riders can grab bagels, donuts, and coffee, while checking out the information stations.
8:30 am - Welcome Ceremony with TBDA's John Donnally and LIMU Independent Distributor and Ride Coordinator, Derrell Walton.
9:00 am - The Ride begins! Florence Police Department will escort the riders out of McFarland Park to start the 75-mile ride along the Tennessee River.
11:00 am-2:30 pm - Live music, catered lunch, and socializing at the park. The band RePlay will provide the live music, and Buffalo Rock and Reddy Ice will supply plenty of food and beverage. A DJ will be at the event all day.
2:30 pm - TBDA’s John Donnally will speak on behalf of the Tick-Borne Disease Alliance, and entomologist Dr. Joseph Cooney will speak about the prevalence of tick-borne diseases in the South and how to best protect yourself.
We hope to see you there. Information stations, great live music & a DJ, food & beverage, and more will be available!
Organizing a Walk, Run or Bike Ride
TBDA "Bite Back" Walks, Runs and Bike Rides are a great way to empower local communities and raise awareness around the country for our cause. If you're interested in organizing a walk or run in your area, TBDA provides a variety of helpful templates and instructions throughout the process. To start, you can download the following for use in your local event:
- Ad template
- Social media graphics (Facebook cover and profile graphics, Twitter profile photo, social media graphics)
- T-shirt template
- Walk brochure template (Cover, Inside)
- Press release template
Thank you for your interest in helping to eradicate Lyme and tick-borne diseases.