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Walk From Obesity & Fitness Fun Run

November 12, 2017

Walk from ObesityIn the United States, over 93 million people are affected by obesity. Illinois now has the 18th highest adult obesity rate in the nation. The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation's goals are to raise funds and awareness of the growing obesity epidemic and to improve access to quality of care and treatment of obesity. This year, UI Health's Bariatric Surgery Department is proud to present and participate in the ASMBS Foundation's Walk From Obesity & Fitness Fun Run.

The walk raises funds to support obesity research, educational programs, and access to care initiatives. This year's walk will take place on Sunday, November 12th at Montrose Beach in Chicago, IL. If you are interested in donating, registering to walk/run and/or want to learn more, you can do so by clicking here. When it comes to ending obesity, every step counts.

Date: Sunday, November 12
Time: 8:30am - 12pm
Location: Montrose Beach, 601 W. Montrose - Chicago, IL