2021 Cartersville, GA Step Up for IC/BPS - ICA Awareness Walk

Sat October 9, 2021 Cartersville, GA 30120 US Directions
Walks

"In-Person" Cartersville, GA

$20 9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Registration ends October 7, 2021 at 12:59pm EDT

"VIRTUAL" Cartersville, GA

$0 Registration ends October 9, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
Dellinger Park “Vita Course” and Pavilion 3
100 Pine Grove Road
Cartersville, GA US 30120
Description

Gather with your family, friends, healthcare providers, and support group members for a day of IC/BPS awareness and an empowering experience for people living with IC/BPS!

Take the steps to:

  • Raise funds to advance IC/BPS research, education, and advocacy
  • Promote IC/BPS awareness in local communities
  • Create communities of support for IC/BPS patients and families

Interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) is recurring pelvic pain, pressure, or discomfort in the bladder and pelvic region, often associated with urinary frequency (needing to go often) and urgency (feeling a strong need to go). IC/BPS can affect anyone, with more than 12 million people in the US experiencing symptoms.

HOST: Jeffrey Proctor, MD

Registration fee for the in-person event is $20 (includes Step Up for IC/BPS t-shirt and IC awareness bracelet). Children under 16 are free (t-shirt not included).

The event will consist of:

  • Remarks from Dr. Jeffrey Proctor, Georgia Urology and member of the ICA’s Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Proctor has been involved in national research protocols for IC/BPS serving as principal investigator for a national, multi-center study.
  • Stretching
  • One mile walk through Dellinger Park.
  • Stay for a meet-n-greet with healthcare providers, ICA board members, fellow IC/BPS patients, and caregivers following the Walk.

Register by midnight on Friday, September 24th to be guaranteed your Step Up for IC/BPS t-shirt!

Fundraising Incentive

Awards will be given to the top fundraiser, the team leader with most registered members, and the team with the most creative name!

Top individual Step Up for IC/BPS fundraisers receive incentive prizes for reaching fundraising milestones. Every dollar you and your team raise helps to support IC/BPS awareness, research, and education. Your commitment to help the ICA reach its goals will be celebrated during IC Awareness Month.    

Interested in sponsoring this event? Click here to learn more about our sponsorship opportunities.

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