We’re happy to share our Walker of the Week with you. Steve Walrad, an ultra-marathon runner who participated in the Northern Michigan Walk with Us to Cure Lupus, also took part in another effort to raise awareness and funds for lupus research. This year he ran 60 miles of M-22 in Michigan in honor of those with lupus. Steve shares why it is important to him:

“This year I ran M-22, from Northport to Frankfort, solo. What does that mean? It means just as it sounds. In the past, I have run with my support crew and pacers. This year I ran alone and only had a “safety” person with me during the 60 mile task. Of the four runs I’ve done to date, this one was the most difficult because I did it alone. So why do it solo? Because I want it to symbolize the battle that lupus patients face. Even though they have a support crew, they are the ones who face the day-in and day-out challenges. They feel the pain. It is my privilege to have run for Danielle, in her honor. And to run in the memory of my Aunt Jo who possessed the same strength. I admire these two women greatly.”

Thank you to Steve for going the extra mile on behalf of those with lupus. 

To learn how to Walk with Us in a city near you, please visit our website:http://bit.ly/WalkwithUs.

#TBT to last year’s #ATL Walk with Us to Cure #Lupus! Let’s make it bigger and better this year Atlanta! Register for the September 27th Walk today: www.lupuswalkatl.org #WalkwithUs

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15/07/14 @ 02:46pm
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Alliance for Lupus Research

Get in on it and join the Alliance for Lupus Research in leading the way to a cure for lupus. Show your support on Saturday, November 8th at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Check in starts at 9:00 AM with the ALR Walk starting at 10:00 AM. 100% of your contributions to the ALR goes directly to support lupus research programs because the ALR’s board of directors funds all administrative and fundraising costs.

For more information about this Walk and to register, please visit http://lupuswalkla.org/ or call 866-WALK-ALR.

Bring your cameras and capture the moment. Submit your photos to info@lupusresearch.org. Our favorite photos will be posted on our Facebook page.

Join the Facebook event here.

Photos from the ALR Philadelphia Walk with Us to Cure Lupus on June 22, 2014 at XFINITY Live! Philadelphia. Thank you to all of our great walkers! Please feel free to share. Click here to see more pictures from the Walk: http://bit.ly/Philly14pics

Photos from the ALR Boston Walk with Us to Cure Lupus on June 14, 2014 at Dorchester Shores Reservation- Carson Beach. Thank you to all of our great walkers! Please feel free to share. Click here to see more pictures from the Walk: http://bit.ly/BostonPics14

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29/06/14 @ 04:30pm
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We just wrapped up the spring Alliance for Lupus Research Walk with Us to Cure Lupus season this past weekend and want to thank everyone who helped to make it so successful! Thousands of walkers across the country joined us in our mission by volunteering, participating in the Walks, and fundraising to support lupus research. 

We are already gearing up for the fall Walk season – check our website to find a Walk near you. We’ll see you out there in the fall!http://bit.ly/WalkwithUs

Philadelphia - What a great day! Thank you to all who joined us for an amazing last Walk with Us to Cure Lupus of the spring season! Together, we’re leading the way to a cure for #lupus!http://instagram.com/p/pjT5w8omC3/

Indianapolis - Thank you for Walking with Us to Cure Lupus!

Petoskey Walked for a Cure for #Lupus on a beautiful Saturday in northern Michigan! Thank you, Petoskey!

Thank you to everyone in Boston who came out to Walk with Us to Cure Lupus! It was a great day of support for all touched by lupus!