7:00 AM Race Day Registration Opens
7:15 AM Radio Disney "Warm-Up" (1 hour)
8:30 AM Official start of 5K • 10K RUN/WALK
9:00 AM "All Star" Carnival and Finish Line Entertainment begins
9:00 AM "Yum 4 My Tum" Food Court opens
1:00 PM Event Ends
Free Parking Before 10am
West Garage / Lot W: 1005 West Chick Hearn Court (Los Angeles)
"I have played for a lot of teams in my soccer career but there is no team that I am prouder to be a part of then the Children’s Cancer Research Fund! Their goal of ensuring a brighter future for children with cancer is something that we can all get behind.”
U.S.A. Soccer Team
"With your help, together we CAN continue to run, snore and De"FEET" cancer for kids. Snoring is my way of scoring for the kids because I will not be able to be there with you at the RUN/WALK. Please join me and doctors throughout the country - BE A CHAMP AND De"FEET" CANCER!"
Star NBA Player
Kids 4 Kids National Spokespersons' Team Captain
"Spiking that ball over the net on the sand was always a challenge. But there is no challenge greater than securing a healthier future for our children. So please join me, as together with Children's Cancer Research Fund, I'll get my "FEET" out of the sand and join your "FEET" as we go the distance for the kids."
Beach Volleyball Player
1996 Olympic Gold Medalist-Beach Volleyball
"Strikeouts are a big part of the game of baseball. But striking out kids cancer is a job for all of us. It is truly an honor to partner with Children's Cancer Research Fund. No matter what your calling and profession may be, we all share this responsibility--finding a way to make life better for children. Come walk. Come run. Come join our team–striking out cancer for good."
Los Angeles Dodgers
Two-Time Cy Young Award Winner
Roberto Clemente Award Winner
Photo by: Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers
"Children's Cancer Research Fund is doing incredible work with doctors throughout the country helping, through research, to build healthier and happier lives for children. I'm excited to be part of the National Spokespersons' Team for the Kids 4 Kids RUN/WALK and although I will be on the court that day, I am honored, in spirit, to join you as together we take steps to fight Cancer!"
Los Angeles Clippers
2011-13 NBA All-Star
2011 NBA Rookie of the Year
Team Wedbush setting the pace!
CUTE – he finished the race, time to hydrate!
Keeping pace with Team Carlthorp School!
Jaden Levinson leads our runners in singing the National Anthem
Three cheers for Drake Johnston!
Warming up with Radio Disney!
One and, two and...
Amp Radio laying down the beats!
Thank you to Bank of America and our incredible team of volunteers (all 125 of them!)
Thank you to our amazing "ALL STAR" team!
Thank you to the talented Harvard-Westlake Middle School Jazz Explorers who kept the audience rocking!
Catching waves in downtown LA!
Up and onwards!
Thank you to our very special group of friends and superstar ticket sellers
Thanks to our runners from St. Timothy School!
Reaching new heights with Ziffren Brittenham LLP!
"Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck continue to add laughter and smiles. Thank You to all of you who have joined and will be joining the Kids 4 Kids Team. Together, we are the Most Valuable Players when it comes to helping children with cancer – THANK YOU!"Matti Contopulos
Kids possess a uniquely powerful spirit of hope and an untarnished belief that their wildest dreams can be accomplished, whether it’s becoming President of the United States, or finding a cure for cancer. Children’s Cancer Research Fund (CCRF) and Founder/President Matti Con to pulos believe there’s a kid in all of us and created the annual Kids 4 Kids RUN/WALK.
The concept for Kids 4 Kids RUN/WALK evolved from important changes Matti has seen over the years in children’s awareness of cancer and the incredible generosity from kids of all ages wanting to help kids with cancer. “Countless times we’ve experienced amazing examples of hope and determination in children whether they were patients battling cancer or determined children who emptied their own piggybanks to make a donation to our organization,” said Matti. This is a spectacular Event as kids of ALL ages from throughout California participate in a truly fun Event with a very special mission: to create a HAPPIER and HEALTHIER future for all children. With the moneys raised, HAPPIER will be supplies for the arts and crafts programs at Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Camps, and HEALTHIER will be the funding of new grants in clinical research in pediatric oncology. There is no RUN/WALK like this in the country and we feel it has become a national campaign with an incredible impact on pediatric cancer, having raised approximately $2,062,159 in the first eight years. For the doctors tackling research, for the children and families dealing with cancer, and for our Most Valuable Players (YOU) who are participating. . . this promises to be an incredible Event for all.
YOU RAISE THIS
YOU GET THIS
Kids 4 Kids RUN/WALK 2014 Mascot Teddy Bear. When you receive this adorable Bear, CCRF will deliver a matching Bear to a child in the hospital undergoing cancer treatment. Thank You!
Laser Light Key Tag with the Kids 4 Kids RUN/WALK logo. Lustrious metallic silver finish, Laser pointer with white LED light. Lightweight, perfect for your pocket/keys + 2014 Mascot Teddy Bear.
Canvas Sport Watch with the Kids 4 Kids RUN/WALK logo. Precision timing, day-of-week display and alarm + Laser Light Key Tag + 2014 Mascot Teddy Bear.
Duffle Bag with cellphone pouch & bottle holder with the Kids 4 Kids RUN/WALK logo + Canvas Sport Watch + Laser Light Key Tag + 2014 Mascot Teddy Bear.
(Each Grand Prize includes your Kids 4 Kids RUN/WALK 2014 Mascot Teddy Bear + Laser Light Key Tag + Canvas Sport Watch + Duffle Bag)
YOU RAISE THIS
YOU GET THIS
Kindle Fire HDX - 8.9" HD Display with incredible Dolby Sound.
GoPro-Hero3 HD Camcorder. Camcorder case & 16GB memory card.
Microsoft - Xbox One Entertainment System.
13.3" MacBook Air - Features fourth-generation Intel Core processors with faster graphics and storage; thin and light.
Samsung 50" Class LED 1080p 60Hz Smart HDTV.
*To qualify for these prizes, all donations must be received by June 6, 2014. All prizes will be mailed no later than August 8, 2014.
Ways You Can Participate
Register Now to RUN/WALK
on Sunday, April 27th
Or Register to SNORE 4 KIDS
on Sunday, April 27th
Become a Fundraiser Now!
... includes a T-shirt and entry into the "All Star" Carnival.
JOIN OUR KIDS 4 KIDS RUN/WALK TEAM: Participants will love this VERY FLAT out and back 5K (3.1 mile) and 10K (6.2 mile) courses. Start on Figueroa Street in front of the STAPLES Center and travel south to 29th Street for the turnaround. Once back at L.A. LIVE, the 5K will finish next to ESPN Zone and the 10K participants will make one more loop to 29th Street before returning to L.A. LIVE for the finish. Water stations are located approximately every mile on the course and there will be post-race water and fruit at the finish. Come for the run but stay for the fun! Enjoy a wide choice of food, rides and games at the "All Star" Carnival.
JOIN OUR "SNORE 4 KIDS" TEAM: Wherever you are in the country, if you can't be at the Kids 4 Kids RUN/WALK on Sunday, April 27th, you can still join us in helping children with cancer. Please register for $25.00 and become a member of our SNORE 4 KIDS Team online by clicking the link above. AND...as a SNORE 4 KIDS Team member you will receive our Conductor Teddy Bear and a matching Bear will be given to a child in the hospital. As demonstrated by Dirk, our Conductor Teddy Bear definitely can lead you into GREAT SNORES!
Make a General Donation
SIGN UP SPONSORS: Let everyone know you will be taking BIG STEPS on April 27th to help kids with cancer. Ask family, friends, co-workers to make a pledge to show their support. Start with the pledge form in the brochure or fundraise online! Create your own fundraising page by clicking the first link above.
Some of Drake's recent credits include: The Wedding Band, Untitled Disney Project, Crazy For The Boys, and a National Jack In The Box Loaded Breakfast Sandwich Commercial.
Drake has also turned his Love for driving into a second career as a Driving Instructor for Skip Barber Racing schools at Laguna SECA, he continues to race in the POC winning multiple Cup races and setting several track records in his class. Drake has raced nationally on the 2013 Mazda MX5 Pro-Cup Racing circuit, and is a licensed Stunt Driver.
Zach Callison voices the character of Young Jiro in the English-language voice cast for the 2014 Oscar and Golden Globe nominated film The Wind Rises. Zach voices the roles of King Tut in the Dreamworks film Mr. Peabody and Sherman, Steven in Cartoon Network's Steven's Universe, and Prince James in Disney's Sofia the First.
Michael Angeloe is featured in national commericials for Intel, Cannon and Facebook, and stars in the upcoming feature Fight Back. He is a regular in the educational series StudySync. As a dancer you'll see him in Pharrell's "Happy" video. He loves taking steps to 'de-FEET' cancer.
Brandon Tyler Russell is 18 and just wrapped a series regular role in the new pilot Hotel P as Malachi. He is currently in pre-production on the feature film Hidden Valley, The Awakening and appeared as Ronny in the 2013 feature film Wiener Dog Nationals. He is best known from the 2012 film Smitty as Ben Barrett.
Joey Luthman is 17 and is currently recurring on Chosen for Crackle TV. He has been seen on Ghost Whisperer, Private Practice, Grey's Anatomy, and Criminal Minds. Best known as Dave on iCarly, and Rad Ferris on Weeds, Joey was awarded a 2013 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series-Guest Starring Young Actor.
Elise Luthman is 14 and recently guest starred on an episode of Nickelodeon's Deadtime Stories. She has been on stage since she was 3 yrs old. Elise is the young lead in the upcoming 2014 feature film Play James Play. She has been seen on Nickelodeon’s Wendell & Vinnie, Desperate Housewives, New Girl and Rules of Engagement.
Ariana Sloan is a 17 year old "triple threat." She began recording at age eight, and has performed at venues including Ghirardelli Square, The Roxy, and House Of Blues. Ariana just signed a record deal and is currently in the studio working on her album. She has been in commercials for Nintendo Wii, Target, Helzberg Diamonds, as well the show Supreme Justice.
Jayden Maddux is 8 and has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Arrested Development. Jayden also played River in the feature film Joshua Tree. Jayden appears in the 2014 feature film Looking for Lions and will be heard voicing the role of Schroeder in the upcoming Peanuts 3D Movie. He is currently working as a series regular on a new webseries Fandango-Kid Around.
Josh Feldman will play the lead role in the upcoming trilogy Children of the Dead. Josh is best known as the star of the Disney film Santa Paws 2, for which he won the 2013 Young Artist Award for Best Lead Actor. Josh's films include Insidious and Channeling, and he has appeared in TV shows such as The Closer & General Hospital. He currently stars in the horror film The Sleepover.
Taylor Hay is a teen actress, model, and cancer survivor, and is involved in a wide variety of charities. Her recent projects include the pilot Call Back, series leads on A Day In the Life and Escape From Hell, a recurring role on Stage Mommies, and the music videos "Electric" with Cody Longo and "Waiting For Superman" by Daughtry.
Jillian Clare stars in the IFC thriller Alien Abduction coming to theaters April 4th and the film By God's Grace, slated for a Holiday 2014 release. Jillian also stars in the new Zombie-Comedy Acting Dead, making its online debut this Spring.
Shayna Brooke Chapman is an actress and host of her own show Q n' A with Mikki and Shay. Shayna has starred in Baby Geniuses, CandyLand web TV series, Disney and several other commercials, music videos, voice-overs, PSA's and print ads
Mikayla Shae Chapman is an actress and host of her own show Q n' A with Mikki and Shay. Mikayla starred in the film Jody's Bra, Baby Geniuses, a National Mastercard Commercial, PSAs, print ads, music videos, and a new voice-over project.
Jakob Feldman is an athlete and a 2012, 2013 and upcoming 2014 CA Coastal Champion. Jakob just competed at Junior Olympics and at Winter Age Group Championship in Las Vegas. He has a documentary in post production about his amazing career.
Malyssa Martinez is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, and actress who has written and recorded original songs and is working on music with executive producer and POP icon, Deborah Gibson, Gavin Mackillop and Rudy Haeusermann.
Brett DelBuono recently wrapped production as one of the leads in the action/fantasy film The Veil, due out in 2015. He can be seen in the Sundance Grand Jury Prize nominated film Jamie Marks is Dead.
Dakota Hood was District 10's Tribute Girl in the award-winning Hunger Games, Her professional theater credits include Annie Get Your Gun as Jessie Oakley, and A Christmas Carol as Belinda Cratchit.