Hope Flies - Miles in Memory of Michaela
Date: April 20, 2013
Registration: can be done online or beginning at 8 a.m. 5K Run begins at 9 a.m. 5K Walk begins at 10 a.m.
Location: Eastern Trail at Southern Maine Medical Center, Biddeford, Maine
About this Event
Launched by the Gaetjens Family in memory of their daughter, Michaela, who died from mitochondrial disease in 2003, this fun, family-friendly event is a special way to remember Michaela and ignite hope for many others in the Maine area. Come join us along the beautiful, historic Eastern Trail!
to our Sponsors
Lyndal & Peter Vermette
J.P. Carroll Fuel Co.
The Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine is dedicated to supporting the most promising treatments for the many forms of mitochondrial disease. People with mitochondrial disease struggle daily. So do the many people affected by the cousins of mitochondrial disease—Autism, Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s, ALS, Chronic Fatigue, diabetes, epilepsy and more.
We appreciate our donors, volunteers, and social media friends – all of you help us on the mission to fund research and treatments for pediatric and adult patients.
Hope can fly. Hope can heal. Thank you.