• 5
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    • Run & Walk
      to help bone marrow failure patients everywhere
    • in memory of
    • Richard W. Carr & Ivan Fisher
  • Get up, get out and get going to the second annual March for Marrow DC event. Whether you’re a jock or not, you can turn out and help us find a cure for bone marrow failure. It doesn’t matter if you walk, run or push a stroller – you can still feel the rush of making a difference in the lives of rare disease patients. So pump yourself up for a brisk morning of meaningful exercise and support our cause!


    Exercise is even more SATISFYING when you do it for charity!


    The only road to a cure is RESEARCH, so get moving!


    Join our campaign that gives patients HOPE for a healthier tomorrow!

      • WHEN

      • Saturday, December 2, 2017 -
        6:30am to 9:30am
      • WHERE

      • East Potomac Park / Hains Point in Washington, DC
        972 Ohio Dr SW
        Washington , DC 20024
        United States
        District Of Columbia US
      • WHAT

      • Funds raised by March for Marrow DC will be used to search for a cure for bone marrow failure disease and support the patients  who are living with it. 

      • WHAT ELSE

      • A drive to save lives! Join the National Bone Marrow Registry that matches healthy DNA donors with transplant patients.


      • If you have any questions, please contact our team to learn more.


      Make a difference, help a patient.

      Don’t delay!

      Our goal is to have 1,000 people running and walking for bone marrow failure diseases.

      Join us - register yourself, build a team, become a virtual walker or make a contribution to support our efforts.

    • Marathoners  

    • Contributors  
    • Patrons  
    • Friends  
    • Become a Sponsor


    • If you have any questions, please contact our team to learn more.

  • Honorary Committee

    • Martha A. Carr
    • Oliver T. Carr
    • Mia Hamm

    Steering Committee:

    • Elizabeth Carr
    • Bart Fisher
    • Kathleen Weis

    Corporate Steering Committee:

    • Kevin Reynolds, United Bank
    • Lilah Yosufy, United Bank
    • Rachel Wehrspann, Bloomberg


  • Here are some of the many ways you can help:

    • Setting up the site
    • Registration
    • Parking monitor
    • Event photographer
    • Event videographer
    • Run/walk course monitor
    • Water table duty
    • First-aid station duty
    • Finish line cheerleader
    • Packing up the site

    So take your pick and be some of the many hands that will make this work light!

  • The Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation (AAMDSIF) is the world's leading nonprofit health organization for patients and families living with aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and related bone marrow failure diseases.

    The Foundation’s strength stems from the multi-faceted community it developed over 30+ years.  AAMDSIF serves and educates the patient population and health professionals and provides financial support to clinical researchers searching for better treatments and cures.  

    For 12 consecutive years, AAMDSIF has earned a coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the highest rating awarded by America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Only 1 percent of all American charities achieve this recognition for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.