SPONSORED CONTENT: Dashing For a Great Cause


Malik Frierson

Ready to walk or run for a good cause? Robert Morris University will be hosting the dash4debra 5k on Saturday, October 22 at 9:00 am and check in for the race will begin at 8:00.

The event is being held to support people suffering from the disease of Epidermolysis Bullosa, also known as E.B. Epidermolysis Bullosa is a rare genetic connective tissue disorder that leaves a person with extremely fragile skin. it effects 1 in 20,000 babies are diagnosed with the disorder and there is currently no cure for treatment. The Debra Of America foundation seeks to change that however.

You can register now for the dash4debra on the dash4debra website. If you use the limited time promo code WEFIGHTEB, registration for the race is only $12. After that, the fee goes up to $15, but that registration fee does include a T-shirt and race bibs.

The race will benefit Debra Of America to support helping find a cure for Epidermolysis Bullosa. If you are unable to participate in the 5k, but would still like to help, you can show your support by donating to the cause at the website or by simply spreading the word about this largely unknown issue.