Run for Gus 2020
Why a Walk
18th Annual Run for Gus 5K Run/1 Mile Walk presented by Deloitte is named after Gus Evangelides, who passed away from a malignant brain tumor at the young age of 21 months.
By supporting Run for Gus, you are making a difference in the lives of thousands of children afflicted with brain tumors by funding:
- Research into the causes and treatment of pediatric brain tumors.
- Service-oriented events and programs that support children and families in the hematology/oncology and brain tumor clinics, including Beads of Courage and spirit-lifting hospital parties that are solely funded by YAB.
1 Mile Walk
July 23, 2020
Every year, a Lurie Children's patient serves as the grand marshall of the walk
Sharing his or her story and taking the first steps at Move for Kids, the patient champion is our advocate, ambassador and inspiration.
When Alexis was diagnosed with a brain tumor his goal was to not just survive, but thrive. At Lurie Children's, he received expert care and treatment from his team of surgeons, nurses, therapists and volunteers. Today, his goal is to become the President of the United States. Join Alexis' team at Move for Kids and help make sure every child has a chance at a healthier future.
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